Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you…not because they are nice, but because you are nice.
Never confuse etiquette and manners. Bad etiquette is using your dinner fork on your salad. Bad manners is pointing out that someone used their dinner fork on their salad. Manners will always trump etiquette. – Mama's Rules
"Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, the other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of our civilization." - Daniel Webster
"Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners." - Lawrence Sterne
"Good manners and kindness are always in fashion." - Dr. Patricia Tice
"The meaning of good manners is 'enforcing the unenforceable" - Dr. Patricia Tice
Manners training fails us all.
Many people consider themselves cordial and well mannered. If it... Read More...
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Dr. Patricia Tice
In Spring 2018, Dr. Tice worked with Iowa State University’s College of Engineering. She was... Read More...
Thank you so much for speaking at our Development Network. I had so much fun. I definitely plan to practice Building my Table. I think you definitely opened a lot of people’s eyes with your 5,4,3,2,1 session.
Leah Ryan, Branch Manager Client Feedback from US Bank
"Thank you very much...for taking time...to impart your etiquette knowledge...it was wonderful."
Renae Wilkie House
"Thank you. The presentation was a hit. Folks were talking about it all throughout the conference and really enjoyed it. We learned a lot!"
Kathy Holeton 5th SAFER-SIM Symposium; University of Iowa, Iowa City. SAFER-SIM universities represented: University of Massachusetts-Amherst; University of Central Florida; University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez; University of Iowa. (2016)