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Walethia Aquil

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I believe manners still matter. "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use." ~Emily Post I enjoy ballroom dancing,golfing, and good books. Walethia Aquil Certified Image and Etiquette Coach ? Corporate Trainer ? Speaker ? International Author Walethia Aquil is Founder and Director of Grace and Charm and the creator of the Grace and Charm Success System. She is one of the country's most knowledgeable and recognized experts in the fields of etiquette and image coaching. Proving that it is possible for anyone to dramatically change their circumstances, Walethia's own life reflects the ultimate personal transformation story, evolving from a terribly shy and insecure child, embarrassed and self-conscious about her social skills into a successful CEO, model, award-winning image consultant, etiquette advisor, media expert, and radio host. ?I remember my first date, it was awful, the Junior Couple Dance. A tradition is to have dinner after the dance. I walked into this restaurant, sat down to a table with silverware, a tablecloth, napkins and china, and know I was out of my element. I made a decision then that I would never feel embarrassed in any given situation.? For over 25 years, she has coached business leaders and teams, politicians, entertainers, beauty pageant winners, and society's elite. She has helped thousands to boost their confidence, improve their bottom lines, business and personal relationships via television, radio, seminars, and personal coaching. Fast Forward to Today Walethia hosts the Success With Grace and Charm radio show and has been a guest on over 100 other television and radio programs. She has received numerous awards including the "Total Image Award" for her outstanding work in the image consulting profession. Walethia has authored the highly anticipated book, Women Who Win: Business Etiquette Tactics that Lead to Success in Life and Business. She has been featured in Women in Business magazine and publications from the American Business Women's Association and Professional Business Women's Network and numerous other publications. Walethia's Grace and Charm Success System includes over 30 unique training programs for improving organizational and personal behavior, business and social graces, and effective team building. Her clients include the Small Business Administration, Michigan Department of Transportation, YWCA, and numerous other leading business, government, and faith-based organizations. In addition to being a certified Image and Etiquette/Protocol Coach, she is a former instructor for the John Robert Powers International Finishing School, coach for the Ms. Michigan Beauty Pageant, image consultant for the Urban League, and an Ambassador for Dudley Beauty Corp, LLC. Walethia is actively involved in her community, her most recent endeavors includes the creation of My Dreams do Come True, which she serves as CEO. My Dreams do Come True is an emerging non-profit which donates formal gowns to high school seniors wishing to attend their prom. As a facilitator for Teenquest, a pre-employment training program, she helps prepare teens 9-12 grades with the necessary skills to successfully enter the workforce. Walethia speaks at colleges and universities across the country teaching etiquette, dress, team building, public speaking, and career development skills. She developed the Ideal Girl youth personal development curriculum taught in Michigan schools and helped establish the Dress for Success program in Flint, Michigan. Recent recognition: Featured In Exceptional People Magazine 101 Blog to Watch in 2011 10 Most Intriguing Women Nominated as a Small Business Influencer Available for Speaking and Workshops Nationwide For more information, visit www.GraceAndCharm.com or call (866)610-3746

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