Good manners are more than “please and thank you” – it can determine your child’s future success
According to a recent study conducted by Harvard University, Stanford Research Institute and the Carnegie Mellon Foundation, 85% of our children’s future success depends on social skills.
There is no doubt about it. We live in a competitive society and our children will undoubtedly be in competition for spots in institutions of higher learning and more so for jobs. As anxiety rises over their children’s future success; some parents are finding novel ways to enhance their chances. Says Jane R., parent of an 11 year old son, “I know it’s early, but I wanted my son to have every opportunity to succeed,” explaining his enrolment in a BOSS etiquette class.
Not surprised is Joanna Parris, leading expert in manners and image management and founder of BOSS (Best Opportunity To Support Self) a charitable non-profit organization that offers character building, personal improvement and etiquette classes. “More and more parents are identifying and valuing manners and etiquette as integral components of their child’s education,” she said.
If you are concerned about your child’s ability to display good manners and respect, take heart – now there is help! BOSS, Best Opportunity to Support Self, has launched Etiquette for Every Age© Workshops that are designed to provide children and youth with the ability to develop stronger self esteem; enjoy better relationships through respectful communication, and conduct themselves appropriately in public.
BOSS Image and Etiquette Management offers a broad range of services through its premier program, Etiquette For Every Age© a unique and effective program, providing children and youth (7-19) with a solid foundation for learning and practising Good Manners and Proper Etiquette, while developing excellent social skills in a fun, interactive, and safe environment.
For more information or to schedule an interview, please call Ms. Joanna Parris 416-876-3583.