Leadership

How to Make a Toast

Is it toasty in here or is it us? The Esquire Guy mulls over the perfect words to raise a glass to.
min read
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

'Tis the season for holiday office parties. If you're making a toast at a professional gathering, you'll need to keep a few things in mind. Is humor a good idea, or no? Is it acceptable to use notes? When to start? How long should it go? The art of the toast is no easy task. Our Esquire Guy columnist explains the key technical matters of toasting etiquette.

Related: How Do I Deliver a Really Good Toast at the Holiday Party?

More from Entrepreneur

Learn to be a better leader and develop successful marketing and branding strategies with Dr. Patti Fletcher's help.
Book Your Session

For a limited time only, get this bundle of Entrepreneur PressĀ® titles for less than $30 (60% OFF) on our bookstore when you use "LEAP" at checkout.
Buy Now

Are paying too much for business insurance? Do you have critical gaps in your coverage? Trust Entrepreneur to help you find out.
Get Your Quote Now

Latest on Entrepreneur

My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.