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Julie Wakefield Presenter for the SMU Dress for Success Series - Dining Skills Class

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Julie Wakefield the presenter for the Southern Methodist University Athletic Department's Dress for Success: Dining Skills class on Sunday, March 29, 2015. This series is part of the Life Skills Department's program to help the student-athletes prepare for life after college.The event featured a three course meal and a working dining tutorial.  Read more

Julie Wakefield Presents Outclass the Competition to the Professional Women's Group of Dress For Success Dallas

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Professional Women's Group of Dress for Success Dallas hosted Julie Wakefield of JW Etiquette at their monthly meeting on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Julie's presentation included pointers on how to Dressing for the Occasion, Making a Good First Impression, Dining Etiquette, and Developing Trust and Building Relationships, and Cell Phone and Social Media Etiquette.   Read more

Julie Wakefield Coaches Tulane University Student-Athletes

Friday, April 18, 2014

Julie Wakefield attended the Career Fair for student-athletes of Tulane University and New Orleans University on April 6, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The fair was hosted by Career Athletes.   Read more

Julie Wakefield Presents Outclass the Competition/Dining Etiquette to SMU Athletic Department

Monday, March 31, 2014

Julie Wakefield was the presenter at the Southern Methodist University's Annual Student-Athlete Etiquette Dinner on March 30, 2014. Her presentation, Outclass the Competition/Dining Etiquette,  included tips on professional dress and appearance, proper introductions, handshaking,and a dining tutorial which included a three course meal.  Read more

Tipping Advice

Monday, October 14, 2013

As an etiquette expert, one of the most frequent kinds questions I'm asked is about tipping. Most people know to tip waiters and waitresses; manicurists, barbers, and hair stylists; and cab drivers. The customary tip amount  for these professionals is 15-20% of the pretax amount. However, we sometimes unintentionally overlook professional people that deserve tips. Pamela Eyring, President of Protocol School of Washington, participated in the following article "10 People You're Not Tipping Enough. This article offers great advice on tipping professionals that we might not tip regularly.   Read more

IMPORTANT BUT UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS

Friday, January 25, 2013

Recently, there has been a lot of talk in the media about the firings of coaches around the NFL. In Dallas, the radio and television stations have talked in depth about Rob Ryan being dismissed as the Dallas Cowboys’ Defensive Coordinator. Particularly noted is the way Rob Ryan was fired. The nfl.com reported:

“Ryan told The Dallas Morning News that he learned of his fate while on vacation in Turks & Caicos. Coach Jason Garrett called Ryan on his cell phone with the news.”  Read more

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