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The Emily Post Institute Family


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About The Institute

The Emily Post Institute, Inc., is one of America's most unique family businesses. From social graces to social networking, the name Emily Post has been the definitive source on etiquette for generations of Americans. Spanning five generations, this family business maintains and evolves the standards of etiquette that Emily Post established with her seminal book Etiquette in 1922. According the the Posts, though times have changed, the principles of good manners remain constant. Above all, manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. Being considerate, respectful, and honest is more important than knowing which fork to use, and whether it's a handshake or a fist bump, it's the underlying sincerity and good intentions of an action that matter most.

From its office in Burlington, Vermont, The Emily Post Institute maintains a 25 book collection, columns in Good Housekeeping, The New York Times, Inside Weddings, The Huffington Post, and The Boston Globe, conducts seminars and trainings, and partners with businesses and non-profit organizations to bring etiquette and manners to a wide audience. There are currently two generations and five direct descendants and their immediate family involved with The Emily Post Institute.


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