Honor & Respect provides clear guidelines on how to:
• Address an official envelope and prepare the address block on a letter
• Write the best salutation
• Determine the right level of formality for the complimentary close
• Address an envelope for social correspondence or an invitation
• Prepare the inside envelope of an invitation
• Write a place card or a name badge
• Choose the best phrases when making a formal introduction
• Introduce one person to another
• Refer to the other person in a conversation
The Comprehensive Reference Covering More Officials,
In More Organizations Than Any Book Available Today
• Social forms for doctors, lawyers, professors, judges, etc.
• Government officials from more than 180 countries: from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe
• Executive, legislative, and judicial officials: both elected and appointed
• Military: armed services personnel including enlisted as well as officers
• Diplomats and representatives to international organizations
• Retired officers and former officials
• Officials with two honorifics or courtesy titles
• Religious officials: Every major religious group (many widely available here for the first time) including: Baha’i, Buddhist, Catholic, Christian Orthodox, Hindu, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jewish, Mormons, Protestant Christian (various denominations), Muslim (Shiite and Sunni), Salvation Army, Sikh, Zoroastrian, and more
• Ruling royal and noble families from every current form of government: kingdom, sultanate, duchy, principality, emirate, and others
• Native American tribal leaders
• Glossary of terms such as air marshal, bailiff, curate, elector, flag officer, governor-general, internuncio, legate, mufti, notary, privy councillor, rector, solicitor, viceroy, and many more
• How to use honorifics and courtesy titles such as the Honorable, the Honourable, the Reverend, Your Excellency,Your Eminence, and more
• Abbreviations and post nominals: academic, honorary, decorations, orders, and more
• Precedence and joint forms of address
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About the Author
"One doesn't need to update this type of reference book often
but this one is made to last and well worth the price."
–– Library Journal
"... if you want a detailed, comprehensive, and up-to-date guide to names, titles, and
forms of address—one that does not begin and end with the standard U.S. officials—
there is no better source than Honor & Respect."
–– AALL Spectrum: American Association of Law Libraries
Robert Hickey (See Robert Hickey on CNN)
Robert Hickey, deputy director of The Protocol School of Washington® (PSOW), has been conducting protocol trainings and workshops since 1988.
He updated and revised the fourth edition of "The Blue Book of Stationery" with Pamela Eyring, published by Crane & Co. (2009), a guide to the use of stationery, invitations, and many other paper items for social and corporate correspondence and entertaining.
As part of the PSOW’s Protocol Officer Training™ – Level I Certification program, he teaches titles and forms of address and expands on the topics covered in this volume.
Mr. Hickey also prepares trainees to become corporate etiquette and international protocol consultants. At the PSOW’s Train to be a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant , and The Etiquette and Leadership Institute’s® (ELI, Athens, Georgia) Train To Become a Children’s Etiquette Consultant, his focus is on preparing trainees to build recognition of their expertise in their company or community.
Mr. Hickey is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He was coordinator of publications at George Mason University, and an instructor in the Publication Specialist Program at George Washington University. He lives in New York City.
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Honor & Respect is dedicated to Dorothea Johnson, Founder of The Protocol School of Washington®