What is etiquette?
What are manners?
Why are these social skills
considered as important?
Knowing how to behave appropriately in diverse
settings is what proper etiquette entails.
Etiquette guides us through the common
courtesies of life. Etiquette helps us in
becoming more conscious of those around
us. It is understanding and respecting other
people's customs and traditions.
We exhibit a positive attitude and a nice
disposition when we use proper etiquette.
We use a firm handshake, maintain good eye
contact, make appropriate introductions,
rise when introduced or introducing someone,
respects and considers others, and listens
We present ourselves with the kind of polish,
grooming, and behavior that commands that
we should be taken seriously when we use
Etiquette refers to the politeness
with which we should always
treat one another.
Etiquette is defined as selflessness, respect,
honesty, and consideration. Whether it's a job
interview, a business meeting, or a social
gathering, people commonly form immediate
opinions, favorable or negative, about others
within the first 15 to 30 seconds of meeting
Etiquette is the manner in which one conducts
oneself in our society. It is the sensible, professional,
courteous, and responsible behavior that society
and the workplace recognizes and appreciates.
Respect and appreciation are earned through
attitudes and proper behaviours.
Without etiquette and good manners, members
of society would be far too impatient and
disrespectful to one another, resulting in
insults, dishonesty, cheating, road rage, fist
fights, and a slew of other challenging and
Without correct etiquette and good manners, our
polite culture would quickly vanish, and social
interaction would most certainly be unfriendly,
impolite, and less civilized.
When rudeness, disdain, and a disregard for
the law and humanity pervade society... we
will be subjected to a rapidly decaying society.
When morals and principles are abandoned, and
there is no civility... societal conditions deteriorate
Can you image how different the world would
be if there was no trust, decency, respect,
manners, love, or safety?