What Would George Do?: Advice from Our Founding Father

 
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Lessons in gentility and etiquette from our first president.

Written by a mother-daughter duo, this guide provides essential etiquette to live by in a hectic, twenty-first century society. The authors emphasize that George Washington, while subject to great stress, always maintained an air of comfortable ease. From everyday social interactions to table manners, this book explains how to present your best self, despite the pressures of modern day life.

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"Nan Marshall and Helen Broder have provided a modern context to the timeless precepts of George Washington's Rules of Civility. In an age when basic civility is on the wane, this is a much needed treatise."
-Curt Viebranz, president of George Washington's Mount Vernon

"What Would George Do? is delightful, fascinating and thought-provoking. It's also serious emergency treatment for our injured culture. [This book] should be read aloud in every classroom."
-Rod Gragg, historian and author of George Washington: An Interactive Biography

"The book is a joy! Helen and Nan have created a simple-to-use, easy-to-read guide on how to personally interact with others."
-Cam Marston, author, speaker, and president of Generational Insights

"[A] very important book for our time. You'll be a nicer and better person for reading it."
-Mark Sanborn, author, speaker, and president of Sanborn and Associates, Inc.

"Nan Marshall and Helen Broder remind us that social graces are advantages much like business skills."
-Doc Lawrence, travel journalist and coauthor of Southern Thymes Shared

"This book is necessary! . . . a life changer."
-Ross Shafer, speaker and president of Ross Shafer Consultants, Inc.

"Having strived to represent my country well in my years of competing around the world, I found What Would George Do? to be an enjoyable handbook that reinforces the importance of civility."
-Bonnie Blair, five-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating

Mother-daughter duo Nan Marshall and Helen Broder bring a morally alert yet entertaining perspective to the question of what it means to be a civilized American today.

Marshall holds a degree in history from Vassar College and has been a successful businesswoman and teacher. Broder graduated from Georgetown University with honors. She is an alumna of the Protocol School of Washington� and represents several well-known Olympians, authors, and professional speakers.

About the Author:

Nan Marshall and Helen Broder are a formidable mother-daughter pair of steel magnolias. Marshall earned a degree in history from Vassar College and has since had a multifaceted career. A teacher for fifteen years, Marshall has been a regular contributor to business and family publications in coastal South Carolina and Georgia, focusing on social change and the people who lead it. Marshall lives with her husband in Savannah, Georgia.

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