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Butlers Household Managers

Author : Steven M. Ferry
ISBN : 1439209677
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 41.17 MB
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The only published manual on managing households in the 21st century according to British tradition.
Category: Business & Economics

The Pocket Butler S Guide To Good Housekeeping

Author : Charles MacPherson
ISBN : 9780147530899
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 65.95 MB
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Everyone's favourite butler is back! Get your home spic and span with Charles MacPherson's expert tips and tricks for everything from polishing silverware to organizing the garage. After over 30 years as a professional butler and household manager, Charles MacPherson knows a thing or two about keeping a home clean and organized. He has poured his vast knowledge and expertise into this pocket-sized volume, perfect for easy day-to-day reference or to guide your next marathon cleaning session. Everything you need to know is here. With step-by-step instructions for cleaning, organizing, and maintaining every room in your home, The Pocket Butler's Guide to Housekeeping comprises information-packed chapters on cleaning, laundry, organization, and more. Wondering how to tackle a fresh stain? Looking for recipes for natural and gentle cleaning products? Want to finally master those crisp hospital corners for making your bed? Look no further than this definitive cleaning caddy companion. With handy checklists for daily, weekly, monthly, and annual cleaning; a complete guide to laundry symbols and fabric types; advice for hosting guests; and even tips for dealing with pests, damage, and long-term maintenance, this is a volume no home should be without.
Category: House & Home

The International Guild Of Professional Butlers

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ISBN : OCLC:49937225
Genre : Butlers
File Size : 47.92 MB
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Features the International Guild of Professional Butlers, which represents a diverse group of experienced, skilled and professional Butlers, Personal Assistants, Household Managers and other private service professionals from around the world. Website contains areas for employers ("Upstairs"), butlers ("Downstairs"), and visitors ("Guests"). General information on etiquette and style. Employment services for private service professionals.
Category: Butlers

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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ISBN : WISC:89093907186
Genre : Employment forecasting
File Size : 51.15 MB
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Describes 250 occupations which cover approximately 107 million jobs.
Category: Employment forecasting

The Household Manager

Author : Charles Pierce
ISBN : HARVARD:RSMCSZ
Genre : Home economics
File Size : 82.84 MB
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Category: Home economics

The Butler Speaks

Author : Charles MacPherson
ISBN : 9780449015926
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 79.85 MB
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Host a dinner party * Make a bed * Set a table * Use the proper fork * Polish silver * Prepare high tea * Present a calling card * Make conversation * Fold a shirt ... all with the charm, ease and sophistication of a butler. In a clear, straightforward style, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and household management in this beautifully illustrated style, etiquette and entertainment guide. For anyone who rents or owns--be it a small urban condo or a lavish country estate--The Butler Speaks includes everything you need to know to simplify, organize and care for your home. It also offers modern advice on personal style and etiquette--how to receive guests; present your business card; make polite dinner conversation-- and advice on entertaining at home--how to make a cheese plate; hold your cutlery; set a table--all with the flair, charm and unpretentious grace of the butler.
Category: House & Home

The Butler Speaks

Author : Charles MacPherson
ISBN : 0449015912
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 72.95 MB
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A founder of North America's only registered school for butlers and household managers outlines straightforward guidelines for household management and entertaining with unpretentious sophistication and style, sharing modern advice on top-recommended practices of etiquette and simplicity.
Category: Cooking

General Butler

Author : Christopher G. Pena
ISBN : 9781410741738
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 69.11 MB
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Pope John Paul II has canonized more than 1,700 saints during his pontificate, leading some to criticize him as a "saint-making machine." Yet, perhaps John Paul realizes something that many of us have forgotten not only that our own goal should be sainthood, but also that we may require the inspiration of these Christian faithful to live out our own faith in the 21st century. In this collection of stories, readers will be introduced to a variety of familiar and unfamiliar saints canonized during the Great Jubilee Year 2000. They include inspiring stories from nearly every continent, including Francisco and Jacinta Marto of Fatima, 120 Chinese Martyrs, Sister Faustina Kowalska, Sister Katharine Drexel, 25 Mexican Martyrs and many more 164 in all. They include remarkable stories of children and adults, men and women, religious and lay people striving to live in holiness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Butler S Life

Author : Christopher Allen
ISBN : 9780595165193
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 84.53 MB
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Part memoir, part how-to, A Butler's Life -- the account of Christopher Allen’s real-life duties Behind The Silver Salver-- offers a contemporary peek into this fascinating, yet demanding profession. Those for whom the mental picture of a British butler is the impeccable Jeeves or Remains of the Day’s prim Mr. Stevens will find Christopher Allen a surprise and a delight. The engaging Englishman, while no less a paragon of service than his literary peers, is charmingly human in his ongoing endeavor to master a profession whose most perfect representative is invisible. And, for those whose homes might not be staffed with live-in servants but who would enjoy benefiting from their expertise, nearly two dozen sidebars reveal tips of the trade--everything from hints for seamless entertaining to advice on household management. Far from a relic of a past era, Christopher Allen demonstrates that being a butler -- in villas on the Cote d’Azur and in California, on luxury yachts in England and estates in the Hamptons -- is still a very viable, rewarding way to make a living in the twenty-first century.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Pocket Butler

Author : Charles MacPherson
ISBN : 9780449016817
Genre : Reference
File Size : 50.60 MB
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Your favourite butler is back with even more advice to help you succeed in etiquette and entertaining! In a fantastic follow-up to his national bestseller, The Butler Speaks, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and business etiquette in this small, easy-to-follow guide. Now in its third printing, The Butler Speaks has become a go-to resource on household management, manners, and personal style. With a combination of his best tips from the first book and a wealth of new information, The Pocket Butler is the perfect basic overview for anyone looking for that extra edge in business and in life. In addition to revisiting topics such as how to present a business card, shake hands, or set a table, The Pocket Butler offers advice on e-mail and text messaging etiquette, how to set up a modern greeting line in a boardroom, foolproof menu plans for every entertaining scenario, and much more. In his signature unfussy and approachable style, Charles shows how modern manners are more important than ever before, not only for those just entering the workforce, but for all professionals at any stage in their careers.
Category: Reference

Executive Housekeeping Today

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924059735534
Genre : Associations, institutions, etc
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Category: Associations, institutions, etc

Country Life

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132666095
Genre : Country life
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Category: Country life

Impeached

Author : David O. Stewart
ISBN : 1439163324
Genre : History
File Size : 75.68 MB
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“Likely to become the standard version of this historic clash between a president and Congress.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) After two presidential impeachment crises in the last forty years, and with the dramatic expansion of the powers of the presidency, the lessons of the first presidential impeachment are more urgent than ever. In 1868 Congress impeached President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, the man who had succeeded the murdered Lincoln, bringing the nation to the brink of a second civil war. Enraged to see the freed slaves abandoned to brutal violence at the hands of their former owners, distraught that former rebels threatened to regain control of Southern state governments, and disgusted by Johnson's brawling political style, congressional Republicans seized on a legal technicality as the basis for impeachment -- whether Johnson had the legal right to fire his own secretary of war, Edwin Stanton. The fiery but mortally ill Congressman Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsylvania led the impeachment drive, abetted behind the scenes by the military hero and president-in-waiting, General Ulysses S. Grant. The Senate trial featured the most brilliant lawyers of the day, along with some of the least scrupulous, while leading political fixers maneuvered in dark corners to save Johnson's presidency with political deals, promises of patronage jobs, and even cash bribes. Johnson escaped conviction by a single vote. David Stewart, the author of the highly acclaimed The Summer of 1787, the bestselling account of the writing of the Constitution, challenges the traditional version of this pivotal moment in American history. Rather than seeing Johnson as Abraham Lincoln's political heir, Stewart explains how the Tennessean squandered Lincoln's political legacy of equality and fairness and helped force the freed slaves into a brutal form of agricultural peonage across the South. When the clash between Congress and president threatened to tear the nation apart, the impeachment process substituted legal combat for violent confrontation. Both sides struggled to inject meaning into the baffling requirement that a president be removed only for "high crimes and misdemeanors," while employing devious courtroom gambits, backstairs spies, and soaring rhetoric. When the dust finally settled, the impeachment process had allowed passions to cool sufficiently for the nation to survive the bitter crisis.
Category: History

Beyond The Red Carpet

Author : Dionne M. Muhammad
ISBN : 1418466727
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 89.57 MB
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Keys to becoming a successful personal assistant.
Category: Business & Economics

Asian Hotel Catering Times

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924095728055
Genre : Hospitality industry
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Category: Hospitality industry

Consumer Behavior

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924083389431
Genre : Consumer behavior
File Size : 54.53 MB
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Category: Consumer behavior