More Than Manners

about more than manners, llc




Michèle Oricoli is the founder of MORE THAN MANNERS LLC.  After a career on Wall Street and obtaining a Master’s in Counseling, she was certified as a Children’s Etiquette Consultant by Dorothea Johnson of The Protocol School of Washington followed by a certification as a Business Etiquette Consultant by The Emily Post Institute. She founded the Connecticut School of Etiquette in 2001.  After taking time off of to raise her five children, Michèle was eager to share her passion, expertise and personal experience by developing her own programs including modules not typically offered in the etiquette arena. She created a niche for herself with her proprietory UP Programs. Topics range from introductions, table manners, interviewing skills,  navigating social and professional settings, social media savvy, mindfulness and intention setting. In addition, Michèle created a support group of sorts for moms who would like to learn effective and impactful ways to teach their children etiquette and social graces. She has been previously featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal as well as numerous written and online publications, local television, newspapers, magazines and media outlets. 

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— John Quincy Adams