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About Advancing With Style

For over 30 years Advancing With Style™ has been advising Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, universities and entrepreneurs, on the often overlooked soft skills that are needed to be perceived as professional in the workplace. Pat Stonehouse, founder and President of Advancing With Style, was one of the first to focus on the need for professionalism in the workplace. Advancing With Style’s signature program Brand Yourself Professional™ covers the major areas of image management, business etiquette, communication skills, body language and executive dining skills. Realizing the need for quality online training options she personally produced and launched a series of courses aimed at improving the professionalism of employes in the workplace. Advancing With Style strives to deliver in depth training for both individuals and large corporations. Watch for new courses coming in 2015.

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  • Strategist University
    Strategist University January 27, 2012

    Very clear and concise. Presented professionally!

    Excellent to see this terrific audio presentation with visuals. Very clear, concise, and practical. Useful keys to proper dining etiquette so one feels more sure when being the host.

  • A.J. Supinski
    A.J. Supinski January 11, 2012

    Clear and information packed

    This course covers situations that I would never have thought of and I would bet could tech even those experienced with dining etiquette a point or two. How to handle toasts, the check, service problems. All covered wonderfully.

  • Scott Edwards
    Scott Edwards January 11, 2012

    High Quality, Comprehensive

    This course accounted for far more dining situations than I anticipated. If you are looking for a business dining etiquette course then I highly recommend this one. This was particularly helpful in clarifying the differences between purely social dinners and those for business. I had no idea there were so many ways to fold napkins on your lap, or what the proper response to your boss' toast is.

  • Josh
    Josh December 06, 2011

    This is a great course

    This is a great course especially for those new to the corporate world are just moving into a role where they might be expected to entertain a client or prospect. Although you might think the concepts of this course are obvious, you would be surprised at how many people have never had proper etiquette training. Even seasoned socializers can learn something.

  • OpenSesame Says
    OpenSesame Says December 05, 2011

    Useful, specific, detailed advice

    This course is a very useful guide to etiquette when dining with professional colleagues. From guidelines on behavior (who should order the wine?) to how to use silverware (what fork do I use first?), this course covers all of the challenging ins and outs of the formal dining experience. Make sure that you and your colleagues are prepared with this excellent course.

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