Corporate Etiquette Training

Perfect for executive training, new hires, and team building workshops. 

Business Etiquette

In today’s fiercely competitive business arena you and your company need more than product knowldege to differentiate yourself from the pack. To outclass the competition you must represent yourself with confidence and authority. Top management knows and and successful executives realize that diplomatic skills can be as crucial as technical knowledge. Lack of these skills, even on the smallest level, can damage your image, your career, and ultimately your company. The Etiquette Advantage® seminars equip with essential professional and personal social skills so you and your company will succeed at the highest level. 

  • The Best First Impression in Business
  • The Rule of Twelve
  • Introductions (Who do you introduce first? Woman to Man /Senior to Junior etc)
  • Greetings and Handshakes
  • Small Talk
  • Posture and Deportment in Business
  • Polished Professional: Professional Image, Grooming and Attire
  • Nonverbal Communication (Body Language and Eye Contact) 
  • Corporate Networking 
  • Corporate Protocol: Building a Team with Corporate Civility
  • Gender in the Workplace
  • Trends in Corporate Culture and Today’s Sensitive Issues
  • Email Etiquette and Use of Technology
  • Cell Phone and Social Media Etiquette
  • Cross Cultural Etiquette: How to Handle Common Issues
  • Meeting Etiquette / Conference Call Etiquette
  • Meetings and Events: How to be Recognized as a Key Player
  • Business Conversation During Social Events:                            Appropriate Topics and Topics to avoid
  • Effective Communication in Business / Voice Training
  • Making a Toast / Speeches
  • Authority and Confidence when Speaking
  • Professional Etiquette in the Workplace
  • The Traveling Executive: How to Avoid the Ugly American Label
  • Hotel Etiquette
  • Correspondence and the Power of the Written Word:                   When to Send and How to Write Powerful and Proper Notes for a Variety of Situations

Dining Tutorial 

The World is You Oyster . . . ’til You Use the Wrong Fork!

Everything you need to know to shine at any business or social dining event. This menu for success is essential training for executives who need to reflect business with the impeccable polish of a diplomat. Participants and their spouses who use dining for relationship building and aspire to lead at the highest levels can learn to tame the table with this enjoyable dining event. Humor and history with a fork includes music, stories, and hands-on action making this the most fascinating dining experience you’ll ever have! 

  • Being Seated and Table Manners
  • Place Settings
  • Silverware Savvy
  • Dining Styles: American, European/Continental, and Asian
  • Deciphering Complicated Table Settings
  • Top Ten Dining Skills
  • Difficult Foods and Eating Situations
  • Silent Service Code
  • Ordering Food and Beverage from the Menu
  • Proposing and Acknowledging Toasts
  • Business Entertaining
  • Receptions and Networking


1. How to create a personae that will attract business.

2. How to prepare for business and social networking events that lead to business. 

3. What to do at meetings and networking events to be recognized as a competent professional.

4. How to network at business and social events.

5. How to correctly use business cards. 

6. How to Use the Rule of Three to develop a message in 3 seconds, 30 seconds, and 3 minutes to open dialogue, create interest, and generate business.

7. How to make conversation that will lead to business.

8. How to avoid sabotaging business by knowing what not to say.

9.  How to deal with uncomfortable conversations.

10. How to follow-up with new and old contacts after networking events that will lead to business.                                                                                     

Relationships to Increase Business and Workplace Harmony   

What You Need To Know About John, Paul, George, and Ringo to Build Relationships with Different Personalities to Increase Business and Workplace Harmony 

This unique educational program focuses on how to quickly recognize and effectively build relationships with the Four Major Personality Styles so you can sell your product, service, or idea, increase productivity, and create harmony in your personal and professional life. Fascinating stories about well-known celebrity, sport, and entertainment figures educate, engage, and entertain while making teaching points memorable. Fascinating learning teaches how to read, understand, and flex to different personality styles to build your business. (30 min to 2 hrs)

Learn to build relationships with the Four Personalities to sell products, services, and ideas and increase productivity and harmony in your professional and personal life.


Participants learn how to read, understand, and flex to different personality styles in order to work more effectively. The value is that this training will increase production and create harmony in relationships. 

What you will learn:

1. How to easily identify various personality styles—yours and others.

2. How to understand yourself in relation to others.

3. How to demonstrate your understanding of others.

4. How to  flex your personal style to the style of others without compromising your integrity to create rapport and to develop a positive atmosphere in order to effectively work and communicate with others.

5. What you need to do to achieve goals working with multiple personality styles on a team.

6. How to define and refine personal traits so others will want to work with you.

The Winning Difference   How A-List Winners Win and What You Need to Know So You Can Too!

If you want to win extraordinary results in business and in life, find out what actions winners took that made The Difference and take the same actions. The Difference removes the guesswork teaching HOW. Music, video, and fascinating first-hand stories about legendary winners make this a program you don’t want to miss!

                                                                                                          Learn secrets of the most successful people on the planet!                                                        Includes music, video, and stories about famous figures to educate, engage, and entertain including Jim Valvano, Sarah Blakely (Founder SPANX/1st female CEO billionaire), Sam Walton, Michael Jordan, Carlos Santana, Misty Copeland (American Ballet Theatre’s 1st female Afro-American principal dancer), Michael Phelps, Joshua Bell, Oprah, and more.  Stories, video, music customized for your group and educational goals to make The Difference in your business.                                                                            Audience: All—entry level to CEO! 

If you want ordinary results call an ordinary speaker.

If you want EXTRAORDINARY results call JANE.

910.269.7444        910.269.7444                                         Education that's exciting, fascinating and fun!                                                             © Jane Hight McMurry 2018