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nternational business and social etiquette expert Maryanne enaissance Parker Properties has been teaching is a familythe timeless practice run New of etiquette York based in the real boardroom, estate ballroomorganization and classroom ledfor by nearly third-generation a decade. She is theCEO founder Kenneth of Manor Fishel. of The Manners, luxury real an etiquette estate consulting agency business has which distinguished provides its clients with itself the confidence, as one of skills, New self-awareness, York’s premier and family-owned knowledgereal that estate will helpfirms equipfor them overtoareach half a century. their professional With over and onepersonal million square goals,feet using of prime commercial proven methods for andeasy luxury learning. residential Manor space of in Manhattan, Manners specializes Brooklyn, in engaging and Southern public speaking Florida, where it ownselite arrangements, the coaching state-of-the-art and certification Class A Aventura Corporate programs tailored toCenter, the client’s Renaissance needs. prides itself on bringing the highest level of comfort and modern In addition, technology Maryanne within is thethe most author elegantofbuildtwo outs; which number one provide international the best living bestselling spaces and books the fastest The Sharpest services Soft to Skill all of(about its tenants. business etiquette) and Posh Overnight (about social etiquette). Asidebooks Both from providing are available people onthe Amazon.com best places to in work and live, paperback and Kenneth—together Kindle editions. The withSharpest his wife Maria, Soft Skilla pinpoints prominent thesocialite, importance arts of patron soft skills, and philanthropist—work poise, elegance, andto sophistication positively impact in corporate the lives of others.Posh success. BothOvernight as a couple, is aas contemporary well as individually, guide adjusted to the constantly evolving world of

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BY ANN GRENIER etiquette, beginning from the days of Louis XIV they of France are dedicated down to modern to charitable day manners giving through of the numerous 21st Century.arts, animal rights, health-related, and civic improvement causes. Since 2009, the Fishels haveisbeen Maryanne certified strongbysupporters the Protocol of the School Samuel of Waxman Cancer Washington which Research trainsFoundation, the White House where and they have the Pentagon, been instrumental the International in raising School funds of Protocol to help minimize and Diplomacy and eradicate in Brussels, theand scourges Minding of cancer. Manners in London. She frequently speaks on the topic of A longtime etiquette and staple recently of the spoke Hamptons, at entrepreneurial the Fishels have also hosted conferences held at three the US of the Military tennis Academy matches West for the Charles Point, Harvard Evans Club ProAM of Boston Tournament and NASDAQ. as part of the Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) benefit This September at their 16-acre 26th–29th, estate2019, in Bridgehampton, Maryanne can New be seen York. speaking Among alongside some often thehighly othersuccessful charities they have beenand entrepreneurs involved business in are legends Chabad including Center for JewishStewart, Martha Life, Ovarian Ice-T Cancer and Coco, Research Michael FundE Alliance,Walter Gerber, American O’Brien Society and for Dylan the Howard Prevention at of Cruelty Living Legends to Animals, 2019 at The Carnegie PAW Project, Hall. ForNoHo more Business Improvement information, please visit District www.livinglegends2019. and the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund. Kenneth serves on the com. boards of Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation,can Maryanne Community also beHousing seen presenting Improvement an International Fine Dining Tutorial at the Plaza

Hotel in New York City on Sunday, September Corporation 29th, 2019. and Noho New York Business Improvement District. No stranger to the media, Maryanne has been When Maria sharing her etiquette is not indulging adviseher onpassion more than for the 35 arts by attending television shows during lecturesthe in art past history, 24 months, music and on literature at channels including the Metropolitan NBC, ABC,Museum CBS, FOX. ofShe Art, has she is a committee also been featured member, in Martha major Stewart fundraiser Weddings, and chair O, TheofOprah events Magazine, for the SWCRF, The Epoch andTimes, their annual Forbes, Hamptons USA Today Happening. and Reader’s Digest, in addition to a number of international publications. This past Summer, Kenneth and Maria hosted the Samuel In her free Waxman time,Cancer Maryanne Research is involved Foundation’s with Hamptons Happening, Professional Women Group RAND of Dress Luxury’s for Ferrari Success, & Maserati San Diego, ofwhich Long helps Islandunderprivileged Charity Brunch,women as well as this gain financial year’s independence Polo Hamptons andmatches self-sufficiency. at the Bridgehampton She inspires women Estate with the message that you do not need money to have class, while sharing “In choosing etiquette tipsthe on organizations style, dressing we for donate job interviews, to, our goalmore. and is to focus on areas where we feel we can have the greatest impact” said Kenneth. manorofmanners.com renaissancepropertiesny.com Facebook: ManorofManners Twitter: @ManorofManners

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