Etiquette from the Emily Post Institute

Etiquette and Advice from the Emily Post Institute
Etiquette Experts Since 1922

Emily Post, romance and adventure novelist, socialite, mother and wife, wrote the ultimate manners book, Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage, in 1922. Etiquette was an instant bestseller, and the phrase "according to Emily Post" soon entered our language as the last word on the subject of social conduct. Emily, who as a girl had been taught that well-bred women should not work, was suddenly a pioneering American career woman. Her numerous books, a syndicated newspaper column, and a regular network radio program made Emily Post a figure of national stature and importance throughout the rest of her life.

Emily?s commitment to teaching the importance of everyday etiquette?what she called "an innate sense of consideration for others and respect for self"?continues through the Emily Post Institute. The Emily Post Institute was created in 1946 to promote and study etiquette in America and is run today by third generation family members: Peggy Post, Cindy Post Senning and Peter Post. The work of the Institute includes a dozen books on etiquette, business etiquette seminars, manners classes for children, monthly magazine columns in Good Housekeeping, Parents and Men?s Health; web content on the; and the Web site The Posts conduct hundreds of speeches, seminars and media interviews annually and have appeared on programs including "Dr. Phil," "Today," "Live with Regis & Kelly," "The View," "Good Morning, America," "Oprah," and "The Early Show."

Peggy Post

Author of Emily Post?s Etiquette, 17th Edition, and Emily Post?s Wedding Etiquette.
Peter Post

Author of Essential Manners for Couples and The Etiquette Advantage in Business.
Cindy Post Senning

Author of The Gift of Good Manners and The Guide to Good Manners for Kids.

About the
Emily Post Institute
The Emily Post Institute, created by Emily in 1946 and run today by third generation family members, serves as a "civility barometer" for American society and continues Emily's work. That work has grown to address the societal concerns of the 21st century including business etiquette, raising polite children and civility in America.
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