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The Best Practices For Hiring A Live In Nanny

For many busy parents, hiring a live in nanny is a luxury when it comes to having their children cared for during the week and over the weekends due to heavy working commitments. It allows parents a lot of breathing space where childcare is concerned and peace of mind knowing that …

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Butler Duties: Routine Shoe Maintenance

Shoes should always be treated well and on an individual basis. Good shoe maintenance is essential not only for the appearance but also for the footwear durability and function. For the Butler, a good shoe maintenance program is essential. Not only for your principal or guest, but also for yourself …

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How Smart Home Technology Serves UHNW Lifestyles

At its core, smart home technology serves two distinct functions. The first is for the purposes of having a centralized platform easily accessing entertainment functions that serve to create comfort and ambience. The second is for the purposes of utility and situational awareness. Since 1997, I have specialized in building …

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Employer guide on how to hire a butler for your home

How to hire a butler successfully For many years now, families around the world have looked to hire a butler to provide exemplary private service and to contribute towards the smooth running of the household. When you think of the word ‘butler’, you could probably picture an older, impeccable gentleman …

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Butler Etiquette

Etiquette is a Butler’s mantra in all tasks and decisions. Etiquette is not necessarily anything snobbish or for a few chosen only, it is for all and everybody. Upbringing, civility and schooling, all bring basics to our behaviour, approach and indictment. Etiquette is a path on the way, nor difficult …

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How Principals Measure Returns on Household Staff

Studying The Life Of John D. Rockefeller On July 9, 1890, with an initial pledge of $600,000 John D. Rockefeller, along with contributions from the American Baptist Education Society and land from Marshall Field, helped to found the University of Chicago. Based on inflation, $600,000 in 1890 is equivalent in …

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A Proper Butler Uniform

Butler uniform in the media and real life In the media you often see a butler dressed very conservatively and formally; usually consisting of a waistcoat, grey or grey striped trousers, a white shirt with a «Windsor» cut, and a black or grey tie. The point is to be formal …

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