The Importance of Dining Etiquette- How Basic Manners Can Boost Your Career
Time to read: 1-2 minutes.
Keywords: Dining etiquette, Soft skills, Career success, Confidence, Emotional intelligence, Lunch etiquette workshop, EQuest Asia, Professionalism, Business success
Summary: This newsletter discusses the importance of dining etiquette in advancing one’s career and provides statistics that back this up.
Author: Mylan Holland
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Have you ever been in a situation where you were unsure of which fork or spoon to use while dining with your colleagues or clients? Or maybe you were unsure of how to navigate the table setting or which glass to use for which drink? Basic dining etiquette might seem trivial, but it can make all the difference in a business or social setting.
» The Significance of Soft Skills
According to a study by Harvard University, 85% of job success comes from having well-developed soft skills, such as communication, teamwork, and emotional intelligence. Dining etiquette is a subset of soft skills, and it can be a significant factor in determining your success in a business setting.
» Boost Your Confidence in Formal Dining Occasions
Knowing the basics of dining etiquette can also make you feel more at ease during more formal occasions, such as business dinners or networking events. According to a survey by the Protocol School of Washington, 83% of professionals believe that manners and etiquette are essential for career success. In addition, 69% of respondents stated that their confidence level increased after attending a dining etiquette course or workshop.
» Make a Good Impression on Colleagues and Clients
Basic dining etiquette can also help you make a good impression on colleagues and clients. It shows that you are respectful, professional, and have good manners. This can help you build stronger relationships and increase your chances of success in business.
If you want to sharpen your soft skills and improve your dining etiquette, EQuest Asia is hosting a Lunch Etiquette workshop with a particular focus on emotional intelligence. This workshop is designed to help professionals improve their communication skills, build stronger relationships, and navigate formal dining occasions with confidence.
In conclusion, basic dining etiquette might seem like an insignificant detail, but it can make all the difference in a business or social setting. By improving your dining etiquette, you can boost your confidence, make a good impression on colleagues and clients, and increase your chances of success in your career. Don’t miss the opportunity to sharpen your soft skills and join the Lunch Etiquette workshop by EQuest Asia.