Professional Coaching and Mentoring Programs

We Specialize in making you, the busy professional, look good by teaching you the subtle, redefining skills that will put you ahead of the competition.

Polished Professional Coaching Program

~ Learn about the silent skill set that you can not put on your resume but you need to know.
Advance with ease in the professional arena.

~ Understand the personal savvy that translates into professional success.
You will be able to turn fear into confidence.

~ Know about the perception people have of you and why?
Perception is reality.

~ Understand when someone walks away from you and says “I like you or I don’t” why they feel that way.
You can improve your likability factor.

~ You will discover the power of being authentically who you are with excellence.
You will not be in identity crisis or trying to be someone you are not.

~ Learn what true excellence really is and why there is so little of it.
Excellence attracts promotion.

~ You will be able to take interesting information and turn it into a lasting transformation.
Transformation growth is value-based, resulting in lasting change.

The Charleston School of Protocol and Etiquette, Inc is pleased to offer a personal, professional coaching program with the flexibility necessary for busy schedules.

The Personal Protocol Coaching program includes:

  • The Online Polished Professional Program

  • The global award winning Professional Table Manners online program

  • PDF version of the Code of Distinction – Reflecting Your Personal Brand With Excellence hardback book.

  • One year of daily Personal Protocol Coach audios

  • Five personal coaching sessions via one hour telephone/zoom calls.

The investment is $1495.00 (US). The full investment is required to begin the coaching program. The fees are non-refundable.

The Polished Professional Executive Finishing School

This program is designed to help you become the polished individual, savvy in the social skills that make a professional impression.

This three day executive finishing school program will help corporate executives, with the assistance of their companions, succeed in the highly competitive business world. The program will include professional business etiquette, focusing on the critical 10% which Ms. Grosso says is “Personal savvy for professional success.” Based on the understanding that polish is a skill, the program includes topics such as:  the skills necessary for building business relationships, the art of persuasion, the art of self presentation, the personal keys to leadership and more.

In researching his book, Malloy’s Live for Success (Banton Books), John Malloy found that almost everyone he spoke with agreed that the final indicator of class in America was the possession of certain social skills.  Ninety-nine out of 100 executives said that social skills were prerequisites to succeeding in business and social life.

“This program is designed to help you become the polished individual, savvy in the social skills that make a professional impression. It concentrates on improving self-confidence and self-esteem” says Cindy Grosso, columnist, author, course instructor and owner of Charleston School of Protocol and Etiquette, Inc.  Ms. Grosso speaks all over the US on professionalism, has appeared on the Dr. Phil show and other national tv shows and is the host of “Your Manners Matter” syndicated talk radio. Her topic is on etiquette as it relates to being an attitude and not an action. Ms. Grosso is from Charleston, SC voted the most mannerly city in the country, 18 years in a row.

Your investment includes the 3 day program, 3 continental breakfasts, 3 tutorial lunches, afternoon tea, supplies and workbook.  Registration is limited.

To book this program, please call 843-207-1025 or click here for the next scheduled Executive Finishing School Session.

One Minute Personal Protocol Coaching Program

The Personal Protocol Coach is a one minute audio designed to assist busy professionals to be more confident in building relationships, feel more at ease in professional and social situations, and to know the proper protocol because your careers matter.

Here’s why:
Did you know that your manners and etiquette are not actions, but rather symptoms of your attitude? An attitude that is directly related to self confidence and success in your business and personal life.

We specialize in making you, the busy professional, look good by teaching you the subtle, redefining skills that will put you ahead of the competition. This is a must have for your tool box.

You will receive it everyday Monday-Friday for one calendar year.
The one minute audio format of the Personal Protocol Coach program is a great tool for anyone wanting to learn or discover more about the skill of polish. Delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday, it is the answer to an unasked question. Often times people do not know even the simplest of things when it comes to what is proper in the realm of professional conduct. Many times a person will not ask out of fear that someone will realize they do not know…Fear no more!

This one minute audio personal protocol coaching program was written for the business mindset, a right to the point, informative, fun, mini-fact program. By listening just about 60 seconds a day, you will learn the proper thing to do in many situations. Important things that you need to know to excel in business.

  • The Proper Handshake
  • Business Card Protocol
  • Dining Etiquette
  • Networking Etiquette
  • Listening Etiquette
  • Business Meeting Etiquette
  • International Protocol
  • The Art of Speaking
  • Smile Etiquette
  • Tea Etiquette
  • Flag Etiquette
  • Proper Introductions
  • The Proper Use of Titles
  • Golf Etiquette
  • Gift Giving
  • Email Etiquette
  • Thank You Etiquette
  • Invitation Etiquette
  • Correspondence Etiquette
  • Host Etiquette
  • Guest Etiquette
  • Speaking Etiquette
  • Sports Etiquette
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Cell Phone Etiquette
  • Deference
  • Positive Body Language
  • Tipping Etiquette
  • The Proper Rights of Passage
  • Toasting Etiquette
  • Dressing

Note: 3 criteria or elements you want in finding the answers to your etiquette questions:

Correct information – The information in this coaching program is from a nationally known etiquette expert, Cynthia Grosso. She is an expert in the field of etiquette and has been for more than 15 years.

Easy to understand – This is a 60 second audio format that describes the etiquette of the topics.

Quick Access – This saves you the time of researching answers to your many etiquette questions.

Click Personal Protocol Coach to hear a sample of what you will receive:

You get more than your money’s worth!
If you had to research this information through the many articles, books and even the web, you could spend too much time trying to find the answers to your questions. This product will save you money by having a quick, fun, to the point, positive perspective at your fingertips.

In summary, here’s what you get:

You will receive this concise, approximately 60 second streaming audio link delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday. Easy access, just click on the link and you will hear the program for that day.

You can get everything you see above. An email confirmation will be sent immediately and within 24 hours you will receive your first email with the coaching session. It comes in a MP3 format. If you order on a Friday, your program will begin on the following Monday.

Sign up for a one-year subscription at a one time price of $49.97.

Personal/Professional Style Program

Spend the day on improving you! Equip yourself with the necessary knowledge of how to bloom where you are planted. In the new millennium individuality is in.

Dressing for success in the individual sense – know your colors – learn your personality of style from the 7 different personalities of style – make-up techniques that enhance and/or conceal – learn your best side for photography – learn your body type – understand about your figure – how to look taller, thinner, what jacket and skirt styles, necklines, belts, etc. look best on you – how to balance your figure – camouflage the negative and accentuate the positive – as well as other tips to help you look your best.

This program can be conducted for a group or individual. Makeup techniques are optional.

Professional Presence Mentoring and Coaching Program: Self-Paced

Charleston School of Protocol and Etiquette’s coaching/mentoring program is three months of unlimited access to Cindy Grosso by phone, email or fax. Access is available how and when you need it.

The coaching/mentoring program is designed to empower you to achieve your utmost potential and position you for great success! The role as your coach is to ensure you are achieving the personal savvy needed for maximum professional success.

If you are an etiquette expert, this program can also help grow your business.

The investment is $2,500.00 (US). We begin by accessing the arena you are in and the goal of where you want to be. We then guide you to achieving the personal presence for the position.

Cindy Grosso is one of the country’s leading authorities on teaching business etiquette as the subtle, redefining difference which enables people to excel and succeed in today’s corporate climate. The concept of great ownership is taught, enlightening people as to the role of etiquette, as a vital part of their own self confidence. Her more than 20 years experience in teaching polish as a skill will benefit you on this path.

The full investment is required to begin the coaching program. The fees are non-refundable.

Book Professional Coaching Program (Self-Paced) Now

Interested in one of our Personal Programs? Have a question? Speak with Cindy.