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5.0 out of 5 stars Best book on subject
This is by far the best business etiquette book on the market. The freshness and depth of the Writing and Speaking chapters alone make it worth the price. Never stodgy, the book covers all the bases with clarity and wit.
Published on Oct. 8 2001 by Senior Wall Street event planner

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1.0 out of 5 stars If you were born in a cave
If you were born in a cave, frequently ask people whether it is day or night, eat with your mouth open, and have absolutely no common sense, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU!
Assumes absolutely NO experience in interpersonal relations.
However, those who do have limited experience functioning in human society should seek more advanced texts. Very basic!
Published on Oct. 4 2001 by Grant F. Smith


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best book on subject, Oct. 8 2001
This review is from: The Etiquette Advantage In Business (Hardcover)
This is by far the best business etiquette book on the market. The freshness and depth of the Writing and Speaking chapters alone make it worth the price. Never stodgy, the book covers all the bases with clarity and wit.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars If you were born in a cave, Oct. 4 2001
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Grant F. Smith (Key Biscayne, Florida United States) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: The Etiquette Advantage In Business (Hardcover)
If you were born in a cave, frequently ask people whether it is day or night, eat with your mouth open, and have absolutely no common sense, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU!
Assumes absolutely NO experience in interpersonal relations.
However, those who do have limited experience functioning in human society should seek more advanced texts. Very basic!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best in Class, Jan. 22 2002
This review is from: The Etiquette Advantage In Business (Hardcover)
We provide this book to undergraduate students enrolled in a business-engineering program to prepare them for situations they may encounter in their first jobs. These situations frequently fall into the "what you don't know you don't know" category of student knowledge.
Besides preparing them for their first encounters with formal behavior in "informal" business situations (often in job interviews), this book we believe will serve as a useful reference for them as they advance into management. The book is well-organized and well-written. It covers a number of very specific situations that, even if they never occur in one's direct experience, convey the elements of common sense and consideration that underly all etiquette.
The authors thankfully avoid spending time on how to arrange the seating at a state dinner or how to address the Belgian ambassador, a common mistake in books of this genre. What they offer is practical, useable advice on the types of real social interactions that occur in business. A very useful book and well worth the price. Definitely five stars.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A definite career booster!!, April 12 2003
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This review is from: The Etiquette Advantage In Business (Hardcover)
This book is very informative! It contains many practical applications that we all take for granted from time to time. Subjects such as non-verbal communications, eye contact, introducing acquaintances...this book has it all! And it's appicable to every aspect dealing with people, both socially and in a business setting! A true survival guide...it boosted my confidence, and has boosted my career to new heights!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent all-around etiquette book., April 14 2002
This review is from: The Etiquette Advantage In Business (Hardcover)
This book is filled with practical advice for practically every occasion. I bought The Etiquette Advantage years ago, and it helped me tremendously. Now, I work in Career Counseling and have passed along the information to many grateful people.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great read, Jan. 17 2002
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A friend gave me this book, and I could barely quit browsing it. Some of the information may be old hat, but the book works as a comprehensive guide to business etiquette. And the witticisms buried here and there gave me a good laugh.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Reference, April 18 2001
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Recent graduates and seasoned professionals alike will benefit from the concise and helpful coverage of every conceivable etiquette question in this hefty volume. No matter how much one thinks one knows, there is always a situation that will stump even the most experienced businessperson. Not to worry, as the answers are all here.
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5.0 out of 5 stars How To Succeed In Business!, June 26 2000
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A must-read for anyone who aspires to handle challenging business situations with skill and grace. The Posts provide guidance in navigating the choppy waters of the business world with intelligence, candor, and skill. Most importantly, they let you know which practices are relevant, which are obsolete, and what you must know about the changing face of etiquette as technology advances and the world becomes closer. Their message--that highly effective people are also courteous people--is truer than you'll ever know. The next time you have a client dinner or a staff meeting, thumb through this book first. You'll be glad that you did! --Isadora Fox
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5.0 out of 5 stars A real winner, July 6 2003
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The Posts cover business etiquette so well that anyone will benefit from the information in this book. A terrific job in every respect!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great read, Jan. 17 2002
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A friend gave me this book, and I could barely stop browsing. Some of the information may be old hat, but the book works as a comprehensive guide to business etiquette. Also, the witticisms buried here and there gave me a good laugh.
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