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The Motherhood Village Podcast

Nov 3, 2022

Kristi Spencer is on a mission to make life easier, smoother, and more pleasant for everyone. She founded The Polite Company with one goal in mind: to help people present the best version of themselves to the world. Kristi provides personalized in-person or online etiquette lessons with an emphasis on social skills, self-esteem building, and teaching empathy for others.

Kristi helps clients find success in personal and professional relationships as well as increasing confidence through a better understanding of manners and principles. Kristi’s dedication to etiquette is unparalleled, she is a certified etiquette trainer and graduate of the Emily Post Institute. The gold standard of etiquette training for a century. Kristi’s experience in journalism and leadership has spanned over two decades. She lives with her husband, and two sons in the Midwest and has also lived abroad which instilled an appreciation for diverse cultures around the world.

In this episode, Kristi and I discuss:

  • The inspiration behind creating The Polite Company.
  • Ways moms can politely, yet firmly, say no to activties and events.
  • How to politely deal with nosey questions and move away from negative gossip. 
  • Ways to incorporate etiquette at home and with our families.
  • Her device-free dinner pledge sheet. 
  • The free resources and guides available on her website.

Kristi believes the right combination of knowledge and skill can transform your relationships, and you might be surprised by how much more successful you will feel when all the people in your life are operating at their best, which is why she wants to offer The Motherhood Village listeners an opportunity for a special discount on private virtual etiquette coaching sessions with her!

She's found that learning about appropriate social behavior gives one clarity on what they should do or not do (and vice versa). Learning these skills opened her world beyond just knowing some rules—it gave her a greater sense of self-awareness and insight.

Her course topics available are:

1. You're Hired! Job Interview Etiquette: This course covers everything you need to know about nailing a job interview, from what to wear to how to answer tough questions. She'll give you the inside scoop on how to make a great first impression, stand out from the competition, and land the job you want.

2. The 24/7 professional Image and Branding Etiquette: Successfully managing your image is more important than ever in today's digital world. Learn how to dress for success, manage your brand reputation, and make the most of every opportunity.

3. Empowering Etiquette Being Polite doesn't mean being a doormat. The ability to ask for what you want, say 'no' politely, and handle difficult situations builds confidence and inspires those around you to do the same.

And this is your chance to get personalized, virtual one-on-one coaching from Kristi Spencer. Coaching sessions are available for just $240 instead of the regular price ($400). To take advantage before the offer runs out (60 days after the episode initially airs) email with the subject line Motherhood Village to claim.

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