This CD has the potential to be very helpful and starts off with some easy suggestions. Then it sidetracks into how to get appointed to boards and committees and what an honor it is if you are asked to lead this board or committee as Chairman. It should be re-done with more basic suggestions and examples about every day social situations. Unless you are concerned about being appointed to committees I would not recommend this CD. I feel I wasted my money.
This CD, BEING SOCIALLY AT EASE, by GINIE SAYLES, teaches certain rules and regulations that rich people most probably have been brought up with, but about which the rest of us know few, if any parts. Just as, in some houses, eating peas with a knife shows balance, social training and standing, and "panache", whilst in other homes, it shows only a desire to make oneself the center of attention, and foolishly ape one's social "betters", this CD lays forth some of the many unspoken rules in upper-middle-clas..
If you just want to feel comfortable at a neighborhood cocktail party - you will definitely get the inside social scoop that allows you to succeed socially in that setting! And for those who want to climb to the TOP of society, you learn to socialize with major Social Players on their turf, which means letting them get to know you through social committees. Knowing how to deal with Power Players on the Social Scene gives you a winning edge. If you want to know HOW TO MIX & MINGLE WITH EASE - NO MATTER WHE..