Host and Guest Survival Strategies Part 2

Protocol School of Ottawa

The goal of hosts should be toenjoy the visit along with their guests. Once again, a little planning and thoughtfulness ensures that your guests feel welcomed and you do not spend their entire visit playing room service.  A few pointers to being a welcoming host:

* Spend a little time prior to the visit preparing food that can be frozen, reheated at the last minute, or simply tossed together.  If you don’t mind sharing your kitchen accept help from your guests.  It will make them feel useful.

*Ensure your children feel special if they are giving up their bedroom for your guests.  They need to understand that temporarily the room is the guest’s private space.

* Fabulous if you have a dedicated guest room.  It’s not the place though to unload your old pillows and bed linens.  If you don’t want to sleep on them why would your guests? …

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Founder and Owner of the Protocol School Of Ottawa
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