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Social settings often intimidate otherwise accomplished professionals.  Mary Mitchell discusses business event etiquette concerns such as, address introductions, handshakes, small talk, gender differences, and Miserable Moments - forgetting names, breaking into a group, alcohol protocol, and a host of others.  You’ll be given an opportunity to practice these skills.

Mary M. Mitchell is dedicated to helping individuals become more professional so that they can advance their careers.  She is the author of 9 books about manners, now in 11 languages.  A former talk show host and syndicated columnist,  she writes the "Modern Etiquette" column for Reuters.  She founded The Mitchell Organization in 1989 and has travelled worldwide since then, spreading her message:  Good manners create good relationships.  Good relationships create good business.  It's not the other way around.

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