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American style and European style to hold utensils. When food is served family style ... Greetings, Introductions, and the Art of Good Conversation. 13. Objectives ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Table Manners


1
  • Table Manners Place Settings


2
Objectives
  • By the end of the presentation, participants
    will
  • Know proper table manners in business or social
    setting
  • Gain skills to conduct themselves properly when
    eating in any situation

3
Table Manners Place Setting
  • Posture and hand placement
  • Placement of napkin
  • Talking and chewing
  • When to begin eating and what to do if something
    is unreachable
  • Placing utensils at the end of meal

4
Table Manners Place Settings
  • Ordering food
  • Using toothpicks and freshing up
  • Use of cell phones
  • When you have to sneeze, burp or blow your nose

5
Table Manners Place Setting
  • Proper placement of utensils when setting table
  • American style and European style to hold
    utensils
  • When food is served family style
  • When presented with a finger bowl at the end of
    the meal
  • Serving yourself butter and placement of the
    butter knife

6
Dressing and Body Language
7
Objectives
  • By the end of the presentation, participants
    will
  • Identify ways to communicate and manage
  • impressions through proper dress
  • Understand universal body language
  • Gain a greater sensitivity to nonverbal
  • messages

8
Dress Language
  • Social or business setting - communicating
    ourselves to others
  • Dressing to control impression and reflect
    self-perception

9
Dress Language
  • Professional presence for women
  • Best Styles and colors
  • Suggested color combinations
  • Best fabrics, fit and comfort
  • Accessories
  • Basic wardrobe

10
Dress Language
  • Professional presence for men
  • Best Styles and colors
  • Suggested color combinations
  • Best fabrics, fit and comfort
  • Accessories
  • Basic wardrobe

11
Body Language
  • Nonverbal messages
  • Body motions and nervous gestures
  • Posture and handshakes
  • Facial expression and eye contact

12
Greetings, Introductions, and the Art of Good
Conversation
13
Objectives
  • By the end of the presentation, participants
    will
  • Increase their level of confidence in unfamiliar
    situations
  • Acquire a set of guidelines for everyday living
    in a social and business environment

14
Greetings
  • Beginning your greeting
  • If you ask someone How are you? be prepared to
    stick around for the answer
  • The typical greeting, Good morning, how are
    you? is simply a ritual. The appropriate reply
    is, Fine thanks, and how are you?
  • Once you are introduced repeating the persons
    name and saying, Hello, Dr. Wilson it is a
    pleasure meeting you, is a polite technique that
    helps you remember a persons name

15
Greetings
  • Informal and Inappropriate Greetings

Whats shakin
Yo
Whats Up or Wassup
Whats Happening
Hey
Hows it Going
How you doing or How ya doin
Holla
16
Greetings
  • What is a good handshake?

Dead Fish
Palm Pincher
Bone Crusher
Firm, Warm Handshake
All American
17
Introductions
  • The first impression Putting Your best foot
    forward
  • During introductions make eye contact, rise,
    smile, and shake hands with the other person
  • Who should be introduced to whom?
  • Mention the most important person first (Based
    off of Rank, not gender). Present a gentleman to
    a lady. A young lady to an older one. A single
    woman to a married one.
  • Names are not enough, supply a nugget of
    information with the name to serve as a
    conversation starter
  • Youve been introduced, now what?

18
Art of Good Conversation
  • Making a lasting impression
  • How do you want to be remembered
  • Body language and appropriate behavior
  • Establishing rapport
  • Good listening skills
  • Eye Contact, Nodding
  • Showing Interest in Others

19
Art of Good Conversation
  • Conversations to avoid
  • Money matters, including salaries, debts, and
    taxes
  • Personal topics or topics that could be
    embarrassing - age
  • The state of ones health or someone elses
    health
  • Controversial subjects, such as religion,
    politics, gossip
  • Gloomy or depressing topics -floods, world hunger

20
Art of Good Conversation
  • Starting a conversation at dinner of lunch What
    do you talk about?
  • Use the word H E L P to recall topics for
    chitchat.
  • H - hobbies, interests
  • E - entertainment (music, movies, plays), events
    (Current)
  • L - leisure, literature, and law
  • P - photography, professionalism

21
Art of Good Conversation
  • The art of small talk is regarded as an important
    business and social skill
  • Utilizing the 5 Ws will help you to start a
    sentence
  • Who, What, When, Where, Why
  • Ask Open Ended questions so that you receive more
    than a Yes or No Answer

22
 Self-Empowerment Checklist
 Use this list to help you identify your
development goals or select 1 or 2 goals to work
on.
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