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Table Of Contents

living abroad as a diplomat’s spouse/partner
the “global nomads”
coming back home
personal and professional image
fifteen seconds
Who goes ahead?
Who is introduced to whom?
What do i call someone?
forms of Greeting
Rules for a handshake
Royals
Handling Business cards
protocol for Seating in cars
invitation cards
the layout
How to address an invitation/envelope
examples of text for invitation cards in foreign languages
R.S.V.p.: please answer
in honor of . . . /to bid farewell
leaving the country
entertaining
planning a menu
Religions and food restrictions
choosing wine
Glassware
meals
Breakfast
coffee break
Brunch
lunch
tea or coffee morning
Bridge, canasta, or any other game-playing session
cocktail/reception
checklist
Dinner
Number of waiters needed
Setting the table
the place setting
examples of menus and respective table settings
arrangement of Seating
procedure
Name cards
table manners
posture
Starting to eat
eating certain types of foods
conversing
at the restaurant
toasts and speeches
Golden Rules
the perfect Host/Hostess
Dealing with mishaps
the perfect Guest
Gifts and procedure
on the move again
important information to enquire about
Getting ready for the packers
How to fly your cat or dog
Security
personal safety
at home
Household staff
in the car
conclusion
Bibliography
index
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Diplomatic Life

Diplomatic Life

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Whether you are a diplomat or not, making a good first impression is vital to achieving success in many formal and informal settings. In Diplomatic Life, authors Vera Tanger and Sandra Amaro present a guide to overcoming a host of everyday etiquette dilemmas.

Building on their personal experiences as wives of diplomats, Vera and Sandra offer a concise, easy-to-use manual filled with information on how to act and react in a variety of situations. They provide advice on

• maintaining a professional image;
• dressing appropriately for the occasion;
• entertaining;
• being the perfect host and guest;
• setting the table;

Diplomatic Life, a helpful go-to guide, explains and clarifi es the most important details for the most common formal situations.
Whether you are a diplomat or not, making a good first impression is vital to achieving success in many formal and informal settings. In Diplomatic Life, authors Vera Tanger and Sandra Amaro present a guide to overcoming a host of everyday etiquette dilemmas.

Building on their personal experiences as wives of diplomats, Vera and Sandra offer a concise, easy-to-use manual filled with information on how to act and react in a variety of situations. They provide advice on

• maintaining a professional image;
• dressing appropriately for the occasion;
• entertaining;
• being the perfect host and guest;
• setting the table;

Diplomatic Life, a helpful go-to guide, explains and clarifi es the most important details for the most common formal situations.

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