Bücher immer versandkostenfrei
How to Live Like a Gentleman als Taschenbuch
PORTO-
FREI

How to Live Like a Gentleman

Lessons In Life, Manners, And Style. colour illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Taschenbuch
Offering lessons in modern manners and style, How to Live Like a Gentleman is written by a man for men - and for the women in their lives. This handbook is filled with all the advice a regular guy needs to become a man of honor and decorum.
Dieser Artikel ist auch verfügbar als:
Taschenbuch

14,99 *

inkl. MwSt.
Portofrei
Lieferbar innerhalb von 5 bis 7 Werktagen
How to Live Like a Gentleman als Taschenbuch

Produktdetails

Titel: How to Live Like a Gentleman
Autor/en: Sam Martin

ISBN: 1599213516
EAN: 9781599213514
Lessons In Life, Manners, And Style.
colour illustrations.
Sprache: Englisch.
Rowman & Littlefield

1. Februar 2008 - kartoniert - 128 Seiten

Beschreibung

Offering lessons in modern manners and style, How to Live Like a Gentleman is written by a man for men - and for the women in their lives. This handbook is filled with all the advice a regular guy needs to become a man of honor and decorum.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

CONTENTS
Introduction: Manners matterWhy manners?Self-confidenceSelf-respectAttitude and personal presencePutting the gentle back into the manTop ten qualities to nurture:Competence, Patience, Resolve, Respect, Self-assurance, Spirit, Diplomacy, Tact Chapter one: Stepping OutThe first impression - establishing your presence and introducing yourself to othersThe handshakeThe greetingThe hello kissWalking - how to carry yourself so that you make an impressionMeeting peopleSmall talk and conversation skillsIntroducing people to othersDiction and eloquenceSpeak up - speaking clearly in all situationsCultivating vocabulary without swallowing a dictionaryPublic speakingLessons in listeningCommanding respect through the words you useHow to speak to the authorities: what to say, what not to sayPhone, email and online etiquette





Cell phones





Call waiting





Netiquette





Beepers Chapter two: Hygiene, Grooming, and DressPersonal hygiene - You might not need a range of skincare products but you do need to shower every dayHow to shave: what to do if you cut yourselfHow to iron: shirt, trousersYour image - the importance of developing your own styleDressing for respectThe perfect wardrobe for winter, spring, summer, fallEssential stylish items that will last a lifetimeFashion do's and don'ts from head to toe Chapter three: Eating and DrinkingTable manners





Elbows on or off the table





How to use a napkin





Eating and talking, do they mix?





Must you wait until everyone is serves or let your food get cold?Being on time
Out on the town:





How to order in a restaurant





Sending food back





Which fork?





Glassware - stem or bulb, where to hold?





Food masterclass: Sushi, soup, spaghettiSelecting wine





Tasting wine











How to send it back if it is vinegaryHow to give a toast What to do if you've drunk too muchSmoking cigarettes - when it's cool, when it isn'tSplitting the bill, stress free Being the perfect host:





So you're throwing a party - what now?





Supplies to keep around - food, drink, glassware, dishes, cookwareCleanliness is Manliness: Home appearance - interior, hiring a maid serviceHow to set the table for a dinner party - styling tipsYour signature cocktailHow to open a bottle of wine/champagneHow to tie a bowtieSending invitationsWhat to do when you receive a gift you don't likeWriting thank you notes Being the perfect guest:





How to receive an invitation





What to take - great gift ideas for all occasions and people of all ages





Invited to dinner - how to be the perfect dinner guest





Being a great party guestSaying thank you: with cards, email, phone calls Chapter four: The Fairer SexHow to woo with flairHow to ask a woman out on a dateHow to say noHow to hear noHow to pay a complimentDoor etiquette (not only for the woman you are dating)Romantic dinners for twoWhen to call someone you likeWhen to kiss her, when not to kiss herBirth control - a gentleman's responsibilityHow to behave (or not) in bedThe morning afterRemembering datesPresents - when to give them and what to giveHome attire - living alone, with a womanGetting engaged - asking her father, getting a ringMeeting your girlfriend's/wife's parentsPregnancyHow to behave when your wife tells you she's pregnantHow to behave when your girlfriend tells you she's pregnant Chapter five: Men at WorkThe job interviewWhat to wear to the officeElevator etiquetteHow to be successful at a business meetingThe holiday party - what to wear, who to talk to, what to sayDating at the office - to do it or not to do itEmail etiquetteBusiness phone etiquetteWork speak and speaking at workGiving the perfect presentationThe business lunch Chapter six: Gentleman at LargeThe bachelor party Best Man etiquette Good sportsmanship How to watch sports well with others How to know when enough beer is enoughHow to drive in traffic to avoid getting road rageWhat to wear on an airplaneHow much luggage to bringHow to act in a foreign countryWhat to do on crowded subway carsTechnology - the etiquette of never switching off from the office, the Playstation, etc.The new etiquette





Gym etiquette and more Conclusion

Portrait

Sam Martin is the best-selling author of How to Mow the Lawn and How to Keep House. He has traveled widely and worked as a tree planter in Canada and as a senior editor at This Old House magazine. Sam is a modern gentleman. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Denise, and two sons, Ford and Wren.
Servicehotline
089 - 70 80 99 47

Mo. - Fr. 8.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Sa. 10.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Filialhotline
089 - 30 75 75 75

Mo. - Sa. 9.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Bleiben Sie in Kontakt:
Sicher & bequem bezahlen:
akzeptierte Zahlungsarten: Überweisung, offene Rechnung,
Visa, Master Card, American Express, Paypal
Zustellung durch:
1 Mängelexemplare sind Bücher mit leichten Beschädigungen, die das Lesen aber nicht einschränken. Mängelexemplare sind durch einen Stempel als solche gekennzeichnet. Die frühere Buchpreisbindung ist aufgehoben. Angaben zu Preissenkungen beziehen sich auf den gebundenen Preis eines mangelfreien Exemplars.

2 Diese Artikel unterliegen nicht der Preisbindung, die Preisbindung dieser Artikel wurde aufgehoben oder der Preis wurde vom Verlag gesenkt. Die jeweils zutreffende Alternative wird Ihnen auf der Artikelseite dargestellt. Angaben zu Preissenkungen beziehen sich auf den vorherigen Preis.

4 Der gebundene Preis dieses Artikels wird nach Ablauf des auf der Artikelseite dargestellten Datums vom Verlag angehoben.

5 Der Preisvergleich bezieht sich auf die unverbindliche Preisempfehlung (UVP) des Herstellers.

6 Der gebundene Preis dieses Artikels wurde vom Verlag gesenkt. Angaben zu Preissenkungen beziehen sich auf den vorherigen Preis.

7 Die Preisbindung dieses Artikels wurde aufgehoben. Angaben zu Preissenkungen beziehen sich auf den vorherigen Preis.

* Alle Preise verstehen sich inkl. der gesetzlichen MwSt. Informationen über den Versand und anfallende Versandkosten finden Sie hier.