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ss URBANISTA IMAGE CONSULTING LLP Dining Mistakes You're Making That You Never Knew About

"Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have

Enhance Utensils Signals

Did you know you can communicate with your wait staff without saying a word? Here are positions for your utensils that'll speak up for you!Chopstick EtiquetteWho doesn't rub their wooden chopsticks together when they come out of their paper wrapper?Apparently in expensive Far East Asian dinning it's considered rude.Thankfully those restaurants have the expensive chop sticks that don't need rubbing.

Japanese Chopstick EtiquetteResting your chopsticks across your bowl is considered a big no no, instead place chopsticks on the chopstick rest.More On ChopsticksNO never do this! Don't stand your chopsticks in your rice bowl, it's considered an offering to the dead!

Cutlery UtensilsAvoid holding your knife like a dagger or place it back on the table once you've picked them up. Bad manners

Salt & PepperALWAYS pass the salt and pepper together and NEVER separately.

An Informal SettingThis is considered an INFORMAL setting. Who knew there were even rules for being informal?

Formal Settings

And this is what a FORMAL dining set up looks like.Notice all utensils sit on the sides of the plate and never on topNapkin RulesNapkins are used for one thing only, and that's dabbing a mouth. Never wipe your mouth with a napkin, you should always dab

Formal Setting: Glasses and Wine

You can have up to four glasses. The top left glass is for red wine. Directly below that you will find the white wine glass. At the top right you will find a champagne glass or perhaps a smaller glass for dessert wines or port. On the bottom right is your water glass.


Body Language Expert International Etiquette Expert Business ProtocolCommunication Expert Personal Branding Expert Devoted to inspiring people to be their best version, Sheena Agarwaal founded Urbanista Image Consulting LLP in 2010. Trained by master trainers Carla Mathis, Christina Ong and Lynne Marks, along with the unparalleled background in the arena of Image Consultancy, she is a Neuro Linguistic Practitioner and one of Indias first Reach Certified Personal Brand Strategist.Director Urbanista Image Consulting LLP, REACH Personal Brand StrategistExperience Skills Finance Analyst with Goldman Sachs Worked with Big Cinemas, Apollo Munich Life Insurance, Shoppers Stop, IIT Chennai, TiE, Ranjan Narula Associates, Beetle, Bharti Foundation, Vodafone and GE.About Sheena Agarwal ABOUT URBANISTA IMAGE CONSUTLING

Established in the year 2010, Urbanista Image Consulting LLP is the renowned Image Consultancy firm based out of New Delhi, India and was founded by Sheena Agarwal one of Indias first certified Image Consultant and Reach Personal Brand Strategist.

With the vision to enable people to express their core competence and brand values effectively, Urbanista Image Consulting works on three broad aspects of Powerful Presence: Appearance, Behaviour and Communication.

We are committed to positively impacting lives, which in turn leads one to securing better opportunities and higher recognition and delivering noticeable results for clients - both at an Individual and Corporate level.

An innovator in Image Management, we conduct consultations and workshops for individuals or groups respectively, on matters related to Executive Presence, Communication Skills, Body Language, Business Protocol, International Etiquette, Storytelling and Personal Branding.

With a desire to bring internationally acclaimed Master Trainer from across domains to Indian Shores, in April 2014 we hosted Master Trainer Carla Mathis from United States of America in New Delhi, India to train aspiring Image Consultants and look forward to host many such trainers from across the spectrum in the near future.

We creatively use the theory of evolution on all our clients that involve not just superficial verbal consultation but a total involvement and a sensitive approach.

We encourage you to contact us and discuss how to enhance your personal and professional presence.

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