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Finessing the Business Meal: Mind Your Table Manners

Finessing the Business Meal: Mind Your Table Manners

Beth Strong Taber | AdminSecret

In your business life, you will be required to attend business meetings, formal and informal events, even interviews, that involve dining. Knowing what is expected of you as the guest or the hostess is very important, and this knowledge, or lack of, can make or break your business dealings.

In this article, I will explain a few basic table manners that will help you to be comfortable at any dining event — and your comfort level most assuredly relates to your success! Future articles will address more aspects of the dining experience.

How to Handle:

1. Purse or Briefcase

2. Electronics

3. Napkin

4. Utensils

5. Bread Plate



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