Have you ever wondered what to do when an acquaintance has a piece of broccoli stuck in her teeth, debated which fork to use when dining out, wrestled to find the right words to express condolences, or struggled to extricate yourself from a lengthy phone conversation at the office as the work mounts on your desk?
In From Clueless to Class Act: Manners for the Modern Woman, etiquette consultant Jodi Smith lifts the shroud of mystery surrounding social guidelines, making them simple to understand and fun. Demonstrating wit and wisdom, she presents the information in a succinct fashion that allows readers to find the answers they need quickly and easily.
Covering everything from dining, parties, and dating to being a gracious guest and a hospitable host to appropriate workplace behavior, cell phone conduct, and e-mail usage, this contemporary guide will help women sail through a wide variety of potentially awkward situations with grace and poise. What's more, readers will be enlightened with regard to numerous issues confronted specifically by women, such as how to ask a guy out on a date, how to navigate the world of women's wear, and what the proper protocol is for applying makeup. As an added bonus, this handy guide comes complete with a tipping table and "dining survival" card that can be stashed in a purse for quick reference on the go.
A must-have resource for success in today's world, this user-friendly book will help readers to impress the people in their personal and professional circles.