Gentlemen only etiquette classes

Gentlemen Only

The Art of Being a Gentlemen

The Power of Being a Gentleman

A true gentleman knows how to treat others with respect and dignity. He practices empathy, generosity, and patience; while bringing lasting value to every relationship. The Power of Being a Gentleman course will reveal the secrets every gentleman needs to know in order to gain the extra polish and presence needed for any situation.

Join Deborah King and Buzz Kolbe in a relaxed, interactive environment as you explore: The Art of Conversation, The Power of Civility, The Art of  Acknowledgement, Business Vs Social Etiquette, Meeting & Greeting Techniques, Handshaking, Proper Business & Social Card Presentation, and Technology Etiquette,

You will enjoy our Signature Dining Skills Luncheon, with course-by-course instruction. Also included, our interactive sessions on Creating a Powerful First & Lasting Impression, Posture and Presence, and Wardrobe Essentials will be invaluable.

This full-day program includes a multi-course lunch, training manual, and a complimentary 30 minute follow-up phone coaching session. Due to the amount of material covered, this course is limited to 20 participants per session.

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Survival Skills

Survival Skills

Twenty young men will have the opportunity to experience a life changing weekend at the world famous Rough Creek Lodge located just NW of the Dallas/Fort Worth airport. ( The food and accommodations are first-class at this corporate retreat center!

Evening of Etiquette - Corporate Workshop

Evening of Etiquette

Business today is often conducted over a meal where social skills are not only showcased, but imperative to your success. The knowledge to confidently navigate through a wide range of social and professional settings will prepare you to excel in your role in the business world, and help you avoid costly mistakes.

In a relaxed environment, participants will explore many of the elements involved in networking and dining: First Impressions, Introductions, Conversational Tips, Handshaking, Business Card Presentation, Business and Social Etiquette, The Art of Civility, Cultural and Generational Influences, Cocktail Parties, Tools of the Table, American and Continental Styles of Dining, and Presenting a Toast.

The Evening of Etiquette, will provide the skills and insight necessary to ensure confident social interactions and the professional savvy to set you apart from the crowd. Instruction, training manual, and multi-course meal are included in this course. Bring your questions! Do you have a group of 8 or more who would like to schedule this class on a private basis? Call us!

Please note: Both men and women are invited to participate in this course.

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Gentlemen Etiquette Class

The Art of Travel

Each year millions of people travel on business and pleasure, leaving familiar surroundings soaring and exploring the world near and far. Taking off without a flight plan and without preparing for what lies ahead can have serious consequences, causing travel adventures to run aground. Learn what you can do even before you pack your bags, on how to travel safely and responsibly in order to steer clear of trouble.

Please note: Both men and women are invited to participate in this course.

Men of Class and Courage

Men of Class and Courage

Gentlemen know how to navigate any setting with polish and presence. They practice empathy, generosity, and patience; and treat all people with respect and dignity. This dynamic weekend will unpack the leadership skills successful men master.

Deborah King and Buzz Kolbe explore key competencies of being a man with class and courage such as: Meeting & Greetings, Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Skills, How to Launch, Linger and Leave a Conversation, Technology & Social Media Etiquette, Managing Moments of Conflict, Creating an Effective First Impression, Power, Presence & Warmth, Wardrobe Building, Essentials of a Great Host, Dining Skills, and so much more! Small group instruction allows for extensive one-on-one coaching. While this course is designed for adult men, young men 15 to 17 years old are welcome to attend with an adult.

Guests arrive at 3 pm on Friday and depart Sunday at 3 pm.

Register today with a $250 non-refundable deposit to secure your place! Final payment is due 30 days prior to the course.

The $995 course fee includes double occupancy lodging, multi-course meals, snacks, training manual, communication assessment tool, and certificate of completion. If you prefer one of the limited private rooms, there is an additional $105 fee.

Program is limited to 20 men.

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