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The Modern Day Finishing School for Men and Women

Unlock a World Full of Possibilities….Attend the Modern Day Finishing School weekend event at the Starr Transformational Retreat Center or bring this two day event to your city!

Master the Complexities of Life with Elegance and Confidence as You Discover the Key Elements of Meet and Greet Skills, Business, Dining and Social Etiquette, How to Read a Person Like a Book and Become a Magnetic Person of Influence. Join Gloria Starr, leading authority in executive presence, personal and corporate image, etiquette, ambassador and communication skills since 1983. Discover and learn everything you always wanted to know about executive presence, manners, etiquette, meet and greet skills, business and social graces and how to increase your personal magnetism!

The Modern Day Finishing School is designed as the elite program for presenting yourself at your personal and professional best. Ms. Starr works with accomplished business people (male and female) and up and coming professionals all over the world.

Armed with these winning strategies, graduates of the Modern Day Finishing School for adults will gain the knowledge to consistently present themselves at their personal and professional best and leverage their success. 

For senior level executives, please view the details of the Executive Finishing School one-on-one coaching with International Business Coach, Gloria Starr by clicking here

Transformational Modern Day Finishing School Details: 

Friday evening – Meet and Greet 7 pm to 8 pm
Saturday 9 am to 4 pm 
Dinner Party (after five attire) Saturday evening 6 pm to 9 pm

Sunday 9 am to 3 pm

Executive Presence
Presenting You at your Personal and Professional Best 
The Key Components of a Winning Image

Poise, Polish, Posturing and Positioning

The Six Ps of Personal Marketing
Persona Packaging Positioning Presentation Promotion Passion

Business Attire: The Right Statement Every Time
The Corporate, Communicator and Creative Career Profiles 
Appropriate Office Attire 

The Psychological Effect of Color 
Attention to Detail 
Authority Dressing Guidelines 
The Ten Most Fatal Business Faux Pas

Five Rules of Personal Marketing
Exude Confidence 

Create a Powerful Aura 
The Art and Science of Executive Presence
Powerful Introductions  
Create a Powerful Verbal Business Introduction Card

The New Dress for Success Rules
Wardrobe Basics and Beyond

Personal Style – Professional Style
Dressing for Your Corporate Culture
Accessories that Spell Success
Business Casual Guidelines

Manners Really Do Matter
Meet, Greet and Mingle

Dining Etiquette – The Basics and Beyond
Tutorial Dining Lessons  
Saying Thank You with Style

Ambassador Skills and Communication Essentials / Personality and Character Development
What Your Body Language Really Says About You 

Conversation Mastery
The Art of Introductions
Your Thirty-Second Commercial
Email and Cell Phone Etiquette 
Assessment Tool Profiling
The Art of Instant Rapport

The Modern Day Finishing School is highly interactive and includes:
Communication assessment tool 
Neuro-linguistic programming techniques 
Key strategies of success
Image, Etiquette and Communication e-books 

Two tutorial luncheons
Cocktail event/networking
Formal dining event 
Personalized coaching 
Image – Executive Presence evaluation

Modern Day Finishing School Details: 

Saturday 9 am to 4 pm
Dinner party and dining etiquette lesson Saturday evening 5 pm to 8 pm (after five attire)
Sunday 9 am to 3 pm
Hotel options – details upon registering
Investment: The investment for the weekend Modern Day Finishing School is $3850. and includes two dining lunches and a formal dining tutorial, workbooks, communication assessment tools, training materials, e-books with streaming videos, MP3s and Webinars.

Payment Options:
ull payment of $3850. for the Modern Day Finishing School click here
Make your deposit of $1500. click here
Pay your balance of $2350. click here
The balance is due 15 days prior to the program start date.

Applause, Applause for the Executive Presence Finishing School:
“Gloria, I wish to thank you for the opportunity to attend the Modern Day Transformational Finishing School. I learned a lot, the flow of activities was well-timed and the information provided was excellent. I highly recommend your Finishing School.” Louis Boisvert, Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner Consulate of Canada 

“Thank you for a memorable weekend. You are truly a transforming force. I can not thank you enough for what you have done for our family. You have completely changed the direction of our life and created your own cluster of Starr-lights. We will pass the light to others and make you proud.” Pat Locke

“I want to thank you for all of the information you shared with us. I feel honored to have the opportunity to learn from you.” Carrie Silverman investment broker 

“I have not stopped raving about your finishing school. I will be doing a follow up session and plan on sending five of my executives to your next program.” Sheila Corbett, President Automated Technology

“I had an amazing experience at your Finishing School. I have found it to be transforming in my life. Thank you for sharing your expertise and knowledge.” Anne Z, Attorney 

“Thank you Ms. Starr for all of your knowledge and expertise to create an outstanding Finishing School. I learned so much more than I expected and now feel confident interacting and dining with people from many cultures in our global society. As you know, I flew to the United States from Dubai to take this program as I felt it was my best and only choice. I’m so pleased that you have agreed to host the Finishing School in Dubai and I will be attending again. It is my great pleasure and honor to know you and to learn from you.” K. Jacob Johns – Dubai, UAE

Thank you Ms. Starr for the opportunity to attend your Finishing School. The location, your beautiful home, the staff and you were impeccable and a true example of “southern hospitality.” I will do my best to incorporate my new found knowledge in “laid back” California. There is always a time and place for good manners and gracious living and I now know that I have the power to influence my family and friends and raise the standards in our country. Lily, University of Southern California
Register online using the above link or call
to speak with Ms. Starr about The Transformational Modern Day Finishing School for adults 949-209-8802. International clients please call 001-949-209-8802 or  email Ms. Starr at for a rapid response.

A personal note from Ms. Starr: I look forward to the opportunity of sharing the strategies for success with you! 

Gloria Starr International Cancellation Policy:
 No refunds however the funds may be used for an upcoming Transformational Modern Day Finishing School within one year of your purchase order. 

Gloria Starr serving clients globally in Africa, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Dubai, Egypt, Europe, France, India, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South America, Thailand, UK, United States since 1983.
Clients in Abuja, Alexandria, Atlanta, Beijing, Boca Raton, Birmingham, Cairo, Cape Town, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Doha, Dubai, Edmonton, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Worth, Greensville, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Lagos, Los Angeles, Los Vegas, Miami, Melbourne, Mumbai, Newport Beach, New York, Oakland, Orlando, Osaka, Palm Beach, Phoenix, Portland,  Riyadh, Rio, Riyadh, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Shanghai, Sri Lanka, Sydney, Toronto, UAE, Vancouver, Virginia Beach, Wilmington

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