5 Ways Businesses Can Celebrate National Courtesy Month

National Courtesy Month is a great opportunity for businesses to show their commitment to kindness and respect. In this blog post, we'll discuss some ways businesses can celebrate this month and how The Industry Leader can help. Learn how to promote your commitment to courtesy, host a courtesy event or campaign, partner with a local organization, and use social media to promote courtesy. With The Industry Leader's help, businesses can learn how to be more courteous and respectful, which can lead to increased sales and business growth.


Emily Ginsenburg

9/27/20233 min read

a group of people shaking hands
a group of people shaking hands

National Courtesy Month is celebrated in the United States in the month of September. The exact origin of the holiday is unknown, but it is thought to have been started in the early 1970s. The purpose of the holiday is to promote kindness, politeness, and respect in everyday interactions.

There are many ways to celebrate National Courtesy Month. Here are a few ideas:

  • Hold a contest to see who can be the most courteous person in the month of September.

  • Start a kindness chain by doing something kind for someone else and then asking them to do something kind for someone else, and so on.

  • Volunteer your time to a local organisation that helps others.

  • Be mindful of your words and actions and make an effort to be more polite and respectful to everyone you meet.

Even small acts of kindness can make a big difference. By celebrating National Courtesy Month, we can all help to make the world a more pleasant place to live.

Here are some specific examples of how to be courteous in everyday life:

  • Hold the door open for someone.

  • Say "please" and "thank you."

  • Let someone go ahead of you in line.

  • Be patient and understanding with others.

  • Give up your seat on the bus or train for someone who needs it more.

  • Smile and make eye contact with people you meet.

  • Compliment someone on their appearance or something they have done.

  • Offer to help someone who is struggling.

  • Be forgiving of others' mistakes.

These are just a few ideas to get you started. By being courteous in your everyday interactions, you can make a positive impact on the world around you.

Leverage this holiday to grow your business

Business leaders and entrepreneurs can leverage National Courtesy Month to market and grow their businesses in a few different ways:

  • Promote their business as a courteous and respectful place to do business. This could include things like highlighting their commitment to customer service, offering free training on how to be courteous to customers, or donating to a local charity that promotes kindness.

  • Host a courtesy event or campaign. This could be something like a "random acts of kindness" day, a "no rude words" challenge, or a fundraiser for a local charity that promotes courtesy.

  • Partner with a local organisation that promotes courtesy. This could be a school, a community centre, or a non-profit organisation. By partnering with these organisations, businesses can help to spread the message of courtesy and promote their business at the same time.

  • Use social media to promote courtesy. Businesses can use social media to share stories about how courtesy has made a positive impact on their business or their customers. They can also use social media to challenge their followers to be more courteous in their everyday interactions.

By taking advantage of National Courtesy Month, business leaders and entrepreneurs can show their customers that they are committed to creating a positive and respectful environment. This can help to build trust and loyalty with customers, which can lead to increased sales and business growth.

Here are some specific examples of how businesses can leverage National Courtesy Month:

  • A restaurant could offer a free dessert to customers who use their manners.

  • A retail store could give away a discount to customers who hold the door open for someone else.

  • A service business could offer a free consultation to customers who are polite and respectful on the phone.

  • A company could donate a portion of its profits to a charity that promotes courtesy.

  • A school could hold a "kindness week" during National Courtesy Month.

These are just a few ideas to get you started. By being creative and thoughtful, businesses can find ways to use National Courtesy Month to market and grow their businesses in a meaningful way.

How can The Industry Leader help?

Here are some ways we're celebrating the holidays this month:

  • 50% Off All Educational Content + DIY Resources from The Industry Leader. This is a great opportunity for business leaders and entrepreneurs to learn new skills and improve their businesses. The Industry Leader offers a wide range of educational content, including courses, tutorials, and templates. The DIY resources can also be helpful for businesses that want to save money by doing things themselves. This offer ends on Friday, September 29th at 11:59 PM EST.

In addition to the educational content and DIY resources, The Industry Leader also offers a variety of other services that can help businesses grow. These services include:

  • Business coaching: The Industry Leader's coaches can help businesses develop their strategies, improve their operations, and achieve their goals.

  • Marketing services: The Industry Leader can help businesses create and implement marketing campaigns that reach their target audience and generate leads.

  • Sales training: The Industry Leader can help businesses train their sales team to close more deals.

To learn more about the services and resources that might be best suited for your needs, visit our website and contact us today!

The Industry Leader: Your Partner in Celebrating National Courtesy Month

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