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Most of us were taught that being polite is the primary path to social acceptance. But when politeness is not genuine, its insincerity does not go unnoticed!
A friendly touch is a good thing. Keeping it appropriate, especially when making a first impression, is also important.
If being on time means you prioritize correctly, what does it mean when you are always late? Harnessing the importance of the things you do is one key to getting them done in a timely manner.
Social pressure tempts you away from your real self. Learn to recognize this temptation, know what you stand for, and maintain respect for yourself and others.
When you employ appropriate business card etiquette, not only is your card put to valuable use, you are remembered in a most positive way. This is networking at its best!
How you handle your handbag says a lot about you. Not only your personality, but also your good manners.
Has someone addressed you by the wrong name? It's frustrating, and may be a little embarrassing if you're unsure how to handle the situation.
Having systems of etiquette in place overshadow the negativity "out there." When you are positive and etiquette-ful, there is simply no room for negative thoughts, attitudes, or actions.
A finger bowl is served at formal dinners, or if the course before it was a little messy. It's a bit rare in our modern times, but adds a special touch to a meal.
Regardless of the type of telephone used, voice communication is still a necessity in our modern world. But if your voice isn't clear, information is misunderstood - or not understood at all.
If you are friendly and chatty, you may also be getting a little too personal with people you've just met. Learn how to pace yourself in conversations with strangers and new acquaintances.
A person who’s become a nuisance can be a sore spot in your day. Read on for tips to avoid the anxiety and etiquette dilemmas such a person can bring to your world.
Sitting properly communicates to others who you are and what you represent. Would they label you confident? Comfortable? A slouch? Your posture will be their guide.
Making small talk with a stranger isn't always fun. Unless you play the game of finding something in common. Find out how to do this and possibly come away with a new friend.
When you're not physically present with others, it is easy to forget that civility on social media is just as important as civility in any other social arena.
While working, interviewing, or represententing your business away from the office, your level of professionalism is assumed from the way you are dressed.
Setting a proper table focuses primarily on the placement of flatware and dishes, but let's not forget the secondary focus: wine glasses, water glasses, and other drinking glasses.
Your true personality is expressed in the way you conduct yourself. Many times each day you have the choice conform or rebel.
As in the other two Acts of Dining, there is a system to leaving the table appropriately. Once again, this is a time to seek guidance from your "place map" - or table setting, as well as your host.
Enjoying your meal is the second act of a dining experience. Good manners reign, yet, one goal of pleasant dining is to stay under the radar. This is how you can put it all together.