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The Fork In Thy Hand

As the new-age executive plays catch up, finishing schools flourish

The Fork In Thy Hand
Nilotpal Baruah
The Fork In Thy Hand
outlookindia.com
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You Know You’ve Goofed Up If...

  • You start off with that Indianism — ‘What’s your good name?’
  • You stand too close to or backslap your counterparts from Europe
  • You don’t shake hands with women members of the team
  • You assume that a woman accompanying a client is his wife
  • You cut your noodles, or pair the wrong wine with the wrong food
  • You team black shoes with a brown belt, or turn up in sneakers
  • You offer to pay when you are a guest

Kauser Khan, Protocol

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Ever tried mastering chopsticks watching YouTube videos? Well, Roop Atwal did but it left her with two sticks and not a lot of noodle. The would-be-entrepreneur from Chandigarh, however, wasn’t deterred. She even mulled flying off to a Swiss finishing school for a hands-on course, and she had her reasons. Apparently, a friend had “stuck out like a sore...

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