I’m often asked for recommendations on books, stationery, service professionals and other items that will make being a polite person easier. I’m happy to include a list of those resources I find valuable. The list will be updated as I discover new resources.


Spinach In Your Boss’s Teeth: Essential Etiquette for Professional Success, by Arden Clise

New Manners for New Times: A Complete Guide to Etiquette. by Letitia Baldridge

Letitia Baldridge’s New Complete Guide to Executive Manners

The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man. by Brett McKay and Kate McKay

The Little Book of Etiquette. by Dorothea Johnson

Dude, That’s Rude! (Get Some Manners). by Pamela Espeland and Elizabeth Verdick

365 Manners Kids Should Know: Games, Activities, and Other Fun Ways to Help Children and Teens Learn Etiquette. by Sheryl Eberly

The Introvert Entrepreneur. by Beth Buelow

Business Writing That Counts! by Dr. Julie Miller

Give Your Elevator Speech a Lift! by Lorraine Howell


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Service Professionals

Over the years, we’ve had the honor of building relationships with several small business owners who share our values, service excellence and client centric approach. We encourage you to browse the list and contact any of the consultants to learn more about their business and approach.

Beth Buelow, The Introvert Entrepreneur, Coaching for Introverts
Matt Youngquist, Career Horizons, Career Coach
Annette Bond, Definitive Style, Image Consultant
Connie Miller, Pivotal Presentations, Communication and Presentation Coach
Dr. Julie Miller, Business Writing that Counts, Business Writing Trainer and Consultant