Best Etiquette Guides & Advice Books
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1. Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised in Brief
Author: by III Robert, Henry M.
A short, concise and user-friendly guide to the essential procedures of conducting a meeting, written by the authors of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised, the only authorized edition of the classic work on parliamentary procedure Originally published in 1876, General Henry M.
Robert’s guide to smooth, orderly, and fairly conducted meetings has sold over six million copies in eleven editions. Robert’s Rules of Order is the book on parliamentary proceedings, yet those not well versed on what has now become a rather thick document can find themselves lost-and delayed-while trying to locate the most important rules.The solution?
Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised in Brief. Written by the same authorship team behind the officially sanctioned Robert’s Rules of Order, this short and user-friendly edition takes readers through the rules most often needed at meetings-from debates to amendments to nominations.
With sample dialogues and a guide to using the complete edition, Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised in Brief is the essential handbook for parliamentary proceedings.
2. A Kids' Guide to Manners: 50 Fun Etiquette Lessons for Kids (and Their Families)
Author: by Katherine Flannery
Useful manners to feel capable and confident in any situationfor kids ages 7 to 12Today’s kids need a fresh approach to manners that resonates with them. A Kids’ Guide to Manners goes beyond saying please and thank you with fun, practical lessons that bring manners into the modern world.
From meeting new people to being a courteous guest to texting a group of friends, kids will have fun as they learn to use manners in a way that will make their lives easier and more enjoyable. With 50 essential manners, plus interactive quizzes, entertaining examples, and at-home practice exercises, A Kids’ Guide to Manners teaches kids where, when, and how to use manners as they relate to everyday life.
With this true manners how-to guide kids will:Build good communication skills that will make it easy to get along with others, such as constructive ways to express emotions to the power of writing a thank you note. Feel confident in new situations by knowing what to do and say when meeting new people, dining in a more formal environment, or dealing with conflict and gossip.
3. Emily Post's Etiquette, 19th Edition: Manners for Today (Emily's Post's Etiquette)
Author: by Lizzie Post
Completely revised and updated with a focus on civility and inclusion, the 19th edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette is the most trusted resource for navigating life’s every situationFrom social networking to social graces, Emily Post is the definitive source on etiquette for generations of Americans.
That tradition continues with the fully revised and updated 19th edition of Etiquette. Authored by etiquette experts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post SenningEmily Post’s great-great grandchildrenthis edition tackles classic etiquette and manners advice with an eye toward diversity and the contemporary sensibility that etiquette is defined by consideration, respect, and honesty.
As our personal and professional networks grow, our lives become more intertwined. This 19th edition offers insight and wisdom with a fresh approach that directly reflects today’s social landscape. Emily Post’s Etiquette incorporates an even broader spectrum of issues while still addressing the traditions that Americans appreciate, including: WeddingsInvitationsLoss, grieving, and condolencesEntertaining at home and planning celebrationsTable mannersGreetings and introductionsSocial media and personal brandingPolitical conversationsLiving with neighborsDigital networking and job seekingThe workplaceSports, gaming, and recreationEmily Post’s Etiquette also includes advice on names and titlesincluding Mx.
4. Modern Etiquette Made Easy: A Five-Step Method to Mastering Etiquette
Author: by Myka Meier
The founder of The Plaza Hotel’s Finishing Program spills her insider knowledge to help you become instantly more polished. In her debut book, Modern Etiquette Made Easy, the Queen of Good Manners Myka Meier takes formal etiquette that she learned while training under a former member of the Queen of England’s household and breaks it down into five easy steps to help you feel 100 percent confident in the areas of social, dining, business, and networking etiquette.
In this refreshingly entertaining etiquette guide, Myka combines her passion for etiquette and love of humor to share tips that are sure to give you a competitive edge in both your social and professional life. Through easy-to-follow chapters and relatable lessons, you’ll learn how to: Create the best first impressionBecome the most coveted party guestNetwork like a proPractice good table mannersAnd much, much more!
Perfect for everyone who’s ever gone for the cheek kiss as the new acquaintance offered a handshake, or hobbled home from a networking event in stilettos. Fitting for messy-bun millennials who find themselves suddenly adulting without a clue, or mid-career professionals hoping to revamp their image.
5. Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette
Author: by Anna Post
Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette is the classic indispensable, comprehensive guide to creating the wedding of your dream, now in its sixth edition. Today’s weddings are more complicated than ever, with new traditions replacing old, and new relationships to consider as family life grows more complex.
Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette has everything a bride will ever need to know to have the perfect wedding. Anna Post guides brides and their friends and family through weddings to maximize fun and reduce stress, including: How to handle awkward family situations How to address envelopes and word invitations How to choose an officiant How to blend family traditions The timeline of events throughout the engagement and during the wedding Who to include on your guest list How to use technology to your advantage
6. Robert's Rules For Dummies
Author: by C. Alan Jennings PRP
Your no-nonsense guide to making sense of Robert’s Rules The classic Robert’s Rules of Order has a proven track record of helping membership groups apply codes of conduct to serve as a parliamentary authority within a given assembly. Unfortunately, when read on its own, it can prove to be unclear and hard to follow for many organizationsand that’s where this friendly guide comes in.
This new edition of Robert’s Rules For Dummies demystifies the often-confusing rules of parliamentary procedure in clear, simple language and shows you how to apply them within your organization in a practical and effective way. From procedures for proper nominations to handling elections and ballots, from conducting meetings online to voting by mail and emailand everything in betweenthis hands-on, plain-English guide makes it easier to apply the information in the most recent version of the rules handbook so you and your organization can start benefiting from it today.
Contains updated content that conforms to changes in business meetings, including special rules for making group decisions in both real-time and non-real-time environments Covers new timesaving tips to make meetings more efficient in a world where everyone is pressed for time Provides sample agendas, minutes, scripts, and more Includes interactive online material for readers on the go If you want to keep meetings organized, efficient, and on track, Robert’s Rules For Dummies has you covered.
7. How to They/Them: A Visual Guide to Nonbinary Pronouns and the World of Gender Fluidity
Author: by Stuart Getty
This tender, smart, personal book is a gift. Stuart Getty generously shows us, with witty illustrations and kind humor, the hows and whys of they/them pronouns. A wonderful and necessary resource that is a delight to read. Michelle Tea, author of Modern Tarot and ValenciaWhat does nonbinary really mean?
What is gender nonconforming? And isn’t they a plural pronoun? In this charming and disarming guide, a real-life they-using genderqueer writer unpacks all your burning questions in a fun, visual way. No soapboxes or divisive comment-section wars here! Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, always human, this gender-friendly primer will get you up to speed.
It’s about more than just bathrooms and pronouns-this is about gender expression and the freedom to choose how to identify. While they might only be for some, that freedom is for everyone! [A] clear, kind guide to gender nonconformity. Getty’s cheeky tone and the punchy black-and-white illustrations by Brooke Thyng make this book a useful reference for anyone with questions about gender, whether their own or those they witness in the larger world.
8. The Bro Code
Author: by Barney Stinson
Everyone’s life is governed by an internal code of conduct. Some call it morality. Others call it religion. But Bros in the know call this holy grail The Bro Code. Historically a spoken tradition passed from one generation to the next, the official code of conduct for Bros appears here in its published form for the first time ever.
By upholding the tenets of this sacred and legendary document, any dude can learn to achieve Bro-dom.
9. George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation (Little Books of Wisdom)
Author: by George Washington
Copied out by hand as a young man aspiring to the status of Gentleman, George Washington’s 110 rules were based on a set of rules composed by French Jesuits in 1595. The first English edition of these rules was available in Francis Hawkins’ Youths Behavior, or Decency in Conversation Amongst Men, which appeared in 1640, and it is from work that Washington seems to have copied.
The rules as Washington wrote them out are a simplified version of this text. However much he may have simplified them, these precepts had a strong influence on Washington, who aimed to always live by them. The rules focus on self-respect and respect for others through details of etiquette.
The rules offer pointers on such issues as how to dress, walk, eat in public, and address one’s superiors.
10. Connoisseur Kids: Etiquette, Manners, and Living Well for Parents and Their Little Ones (Etiquette for Children, Manner Books for Kids, Parenting Books, Books on Elegance)
Author: by Jennifer L. Scott
From Jennifer Scottauthor of the New York Times bestselling Madame Chic series and founder of the Daily Connoisseur blogcomes this playful take on manners and being a good global citizen. Parents and younger children work together to read about a wide range of topics: communication, table manners, tidiness, thinking of others, grooming, and health.
Activities, learning games, fill-in-the-blanks, letter-writing exercises, recipes (for food and for slime!, and some fun songs and rhymes help kids learn concepts and practice good behaviors. Featuring charming illustrations and go-to advice from a trusted source, this is a timely guide for raising well-mannered, neat, and gracious children for parents, grandparents, and children of reading age.
11. Welcome Home: A Cozy Minimalist Guide to Decorating and Hosting All Year Round
Author: by Myquillyn Smith
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERDecorating for each season doesn’t have to be overwhelming or expensive. Your home can be festive, stylish, and cozy with minimal effort and a limited budget-just ask The Nester! In Welcome Home, Myquillyn Smith guides you through creating and enjoying a seasonally decorated home with more style and less stuff.
No matter what the world says, embracing the seasons does not require bins of factory-made dcor or loads of time. In fact, it’s possible to decorate for each season without frustration, going overboard, or blowing your budget. Drawing from the cozy-minimalist principles in Cozy Minimalist Home, stylist and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Myquillyn Smith will help you create a home that’s fresh, meaningful, beautiful, and (bonus!
Always ready to host. With engaging how-tos and inspiring photos, she guides you step by step through purposeful design decisions to cultivate a space where loved ones gather, meaningful connections are celebrated, and lasting memories are made. Myquillyn’s realistic and down-to-earth design tips will teach you how to:Seasonalize your living spaces with simple, actionable stepsCultivate easy, seasonal rhythms of change in your homeIncorporate the beauty of the natural world through the five sensesFeel confident in volunteering your house for gatherings, parties, and impromptu get-togethersKnow what to focus on and what not to worry about as a relaxed and confident hostessBigger than the latest and greatest trends, Welcome Home aims to usher in the seasons without using more resources, money, or stuff than needed.
12. 50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know Revised and Expanded: What to Do, When to Do It, and Why (The GentleManners Series)
Author: by John Bridges
A young man’s guide to becoming the type of guy that people respect and enjoy. 50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know is a young man’s guide to becoming the type of guy that people respect and enjoy. He knows how to shake hands.
He knows how to be a good sport. He knows how to give a genuine compliment and how to speak his mind without being offensive. His friends listen to what he has to say, and he returns the favor. He knows how to achieve the perfect knot in a necktie and, more important, he knows when he should be wearing a tie in the first place.
Oh, and his favorite ball cap? He knows when to wear it and when to leave it at home on his dresser. Becoming a gentleman doesn’t happen in an instant; it’s a lifelong exercise in refining etiquette, social interaction, and personal discipline.It all begins here.
In this book, you’lllearn how to gain trust and earn respect,understand how to do things the right way and why it’s important, andrealize immediate payoffs for good behavior.
13. Polish Your Poise with Madame Chic: Lessons in Everyday Elegance
Author: by Jennifer L. Scott
The New York Times bestselling author of Lessons from Madame Chic and At Home with Madame Chic revives the timeless quality of poise and shows how to cultivate it as a daily practice and a life-long endeavor. Just step out your door today and you will notice that poise is a rarity in our wired, fast-paced, and unmannerly world.
As uncivil behaviors like flip-flops at Broadway shows and digital oversharing proliferate, this timely book reminds us of the quiet power of behaving with dignity, kindness, and grace. Jennifer Scott’s Parisian mentor, Madame Chic, embodied poise, and not just with the good posture, stylish attire, and natural manners that made her extraordinarily elegant.
She also demonstrated steady assuredness and graceful calm in everything she didfrom interacting with her family and receiving guests at home to presenting herself in public.Jennifer L. Scott passes on the lessons she learned as well as some of her own hard-won wisdom, addressing topics such as proper attire at social events, good grooming, communication skills, hospitality and being a good guest, our interactions with neighbors and strangers, role models, self-discipline, and self-image.
14. The Wedding Planner & Organizer
Author: by Mindy Weiss
Workman Publishing Company
Weddings require organization, record-keeping, legwork, logistics. In other words, a planner. From the celebrity wedding planner and author of the The Wedding Book, Mindy Weiss’s All-In-One Wedding Planner & Organizer helps couples keep track of every detail leading up to their Big Day.
It’s the organizer that includes exactly what you need for on-the-go, on-the-ground wedding planning. Created as a three-ring binder, it has tabs for each category: The Big Picture and Contacts Budget Location, Location, Location! Menu and Flowers Rentals The Dress!
(And What Everyone Else Is Wearing) The Guests and the Invitations Music, Photography, and Videography Making It Official: Rings, Licenses, Vows, OfficiantsPacked throughout are tips, tools, checklists, spreadsheets, and schedules to help brides (and grooms) manage everything from building a wedding timeline and organizing the dreaded seating chart to getting the wedding party matched and fitted.
From Will you marry me? To I do, nothing will slip through the cracks.
15. How to Be a Gentleman Revised and Expanded: A Timely Guide to Timeless Manners (The GentleManners Series)
Author: by John Bridges
If you have ever felt unsure or uncomfortable when facing a social dilemma, John Bridges answers these questions and more in his classic handbook for men. The rules were simpler in bygone days, but technological changes have caused seismic shifts to the cultural landscape of 21st century.
Do the rules of common courtesy still apply? Social media and smart phones have shaped communication in unprecedented ways, and increased connection has created a global melting pot. Social norms that were once understood now feel uncertain. How should a sophisticated man conduct himself in the diverse environments he may encounter?
How to Be a Gentleman is an indispensable guide for men of all ages who aspire to become gentlemen, including tips and guidelines such as:How to respond to those with whom you disagreeWhen and where it is appropriate to use your cellphoneHow to dress for various formal eventsRules for conducting yourself at the gymHow to engage respectfully with different cultural and religious contexts
16. Business Etiquette Made Easy: The Essential Guide to Professional Success
Author: by Myka Meier
Skyhorse (May 5, 2020)
Crowned the picture of grace by Vogue magazine, the founder of The Plaza Hotel’s Finishing Program spills her insider tips on how to achieve an upper edge in your career. Etiquette expert Myka Meier has coached thousands of business professionals and worked with internal human resources and hiring departments of some of the most successful Fortune 100 companies to learn what it takes to be the best in business.
It may surprise you to learn that etiquette is what differentiates you from everyone else, and Business Etiquette Made Easy shows you how to put your best professional foot forward. Whether you’re just entering the workforce or have been working for many years and want to revamp your image, Myka shares practical tips that are simple to incorporate into your everyday business life.
Through easy-to-follow chapters, you’ll learn how to: Master resumes and interviews at any levelDress like a polished professionalMake a great first impressionNetwork like a proHave superb business dining table mannersAnd much, much more! Perfect for a recent college graduate as well as those looking to climb the ladder in their respective jobs or industries, Business Etiquette Made Easy is an essential read for any working professional.