Be The Best You Can Be; A Guide to Etiquette and Self-Improvement for Children and Teens

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9780967531809: Be The Best You Can Be; A Guide to Etiquette and Self-Improvement for Children and Teens

A simple and easy to use guide to good manners, etiquette and grooming for children and teens. The book is written in such a way that it doesn't 'talk down' to young people.

Topics include poise & confidence, positive attitude, posture, walking, sitting, social skills, shyness, voice and conversations, friendships, phone and cell phone etiquette, dining and restaurant etiquette, manners at home and in public, image makers, travel tips, image breakers, good and bad habits, personal grooming, coping with everyday life, and much more.

Quizzes and reviews are available in each section. Not only for children and teens, adults will find it invaluable for improving family life.

Written at the request of many parents, Be the Best You Can Be, is the next best thing to attending charm classes. If the student can't come to me, then the class can now come to the student, Robin says.

This book offers practical advice for everyday living and shows why manners are important and how they guide you throughout life.

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About the Author:

Since 1983, Robin has traveled throughout the country presenting etiquette and image programs to numerous corporations, universities, non-profits and individuals. Topics focus on etiquette, image, socialization, dining etiquette - skills that do indeed make a difference in one's life.

Robin is dedicated to training children, teens and adults in the traditional forms of etiquette and image enhancement. Her goal is to instill the confidence and poise that comes from the knowledge and use of good manners.

Thousands of students have completed Robin's Be The Best You Can Be courses.

Her client list includes: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Johnson & Johnson, Northern Trust, Northwestern Mutual, RLI, State Farm, National City, Cingular Wireless, University of Illinois, Rutgers, Bradley University of IL, Walter Payton High School, to name but a few.

She also serves as a business and social etiquette consultant for the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Chicago Tribune, Shanghai and Hong Kong Tatler, Real Simple, Travel Channel, Midwest Living, Expert Village, and many other media outlets.

She is a consultant for non-profit groups and governmental programs aimed at promoting self-esteem and confidence in children and teens.

Robin is a native of central Illinois and an honors graduate of Bradley University with a degree in Public Relations.

She is a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pekin, Illinois.

Review:

What's happened to good manners?

Society is becoming increasingly casual. Peer pressure has never been greater. Role models are lacking. Reality shows present outrageous and obnoxious behavior as the norm.

Young ladies and gents learn by example and action, as well as from being told what to do. As a result, many children and teens have little experience with etiquette. It s no wonder that they often feel uncomfortable with new situations and people.

An American Association of University Women survey finds that 60% of elementary girls report being happy the way I am. But by junior high, sadly only 29% of the girls were happy. Researchers suggest peer pressure and environment directly affect self-esteem. Similar studies suggest boys fare no better in the self-esteem department.

Be the Best You Can Be, helps parents reinforce the importance and need for etiquette. Nothing costs less and at the same time is of more value than good manners.

The book acts as a gentle guide helping readers learn the quiet yet powerful art of self-confidence.

Being mannerly makes you a better person, more relaxed and confident, less nervous and insecure. Not only will you like yourself, others will like you too. It's easy to like someone who's an all-around nice person. Treating others with respect shows you respect yourself. Everyone benefits.

Being your Best helps you: Learn to like yourself. Be happy and confident. Possess self-control and thus handle any situation.

Be the Best You Can Be. It's not only a motto - it's a way of life. --Jim Conover

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