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A Dozen Ways You Don't Realize You Are Making a Bad Impression at Work
“Everyone has a few habits they could improve but you may not even recognize that ...”
2016
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9 Ways to Kick Off the New Year With a Bang
“It’s always kind of a letdown when the holidays end. The decorations come down, the ...”
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Stand Out From the Competition With Handmade Holiday Cards
“It’s that time again. Time to send out the proverbial holiday card to clients, customers ...”
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The 7 Qualities of People Who Are Highly Respected
“We are judged by how we treat people who have less power or status than ...”
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2016 Winter Mastermind Program
“Could you benefit from a change in perspective? Want to grow your business and become ...”
2015
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3 Ways to Receive a Compliment With Grace
“It seems like compliments are exchanged as much, if not more, than gifts during the ...”
Sep
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6 Powerful Business Principles
“You may have all the awards and accolades and even know your product better than ...”
Jul
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Ask the Etiquette Expert Jacqueline Whitmore
“How does social etiquette differ from business etiquette? Listen to my "Ask the Etiquette Expert" interview ...”
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Ask the Etiquette Expert Jacqueline Whitmore
“Is it okay if I give a client or colleague a hug or should I ...”
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What a Woman Wears To Work Really Does Matter
“I work with some of the brightest women in the world who spend countless hours ...”
2014
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Toasting Etiquette: 6 Tips for Tasteful Toasting During the Holidays
“A toast is the perfect way to recognize a special occasion or celebration, especially during ...”
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Mastering Royal Etiquette: How To Greet Will and Kate During Their Upcoming U.S. Visit
“Among the roughly five million visitors expected in New York this holiday season, at least ...”
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Halloween Etiquette for Kids and Adults
“Halloween is right around the corner and that means dress up day at the office ...”
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The Dos and Don'ts of Airplane Etiquette
“Do you pack your manners when you go on a trip? Seems like a lot ...”
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15 Things You Don't Know About Me
“Most people have no idea what an etiquette expert's life is like. Just in case ...”
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Email Etiquette Tips
“ Daimler employees can head to the beach this summer without worrying about checking emails, sparing ...”
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Travel Etiquette Tips: How to Be a Courteous Summer Traveler
“There’s something magical about a summer vacation. The weather is sunny and warm, everyone’s generally ...”
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For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase
“Mastering Good Listening Skills We've all dealt with bad listeners. You know the signs: They nod ...”
7 Rules to Avoid Being a SmartPhone Jerk at Dinner
“July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month It’s one of the greatest inventions of our time, ...”
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Dear Etiquette Expert: How Do I Deal With Chatty Co-Workers?
“Ending Office Chat the Nice Way Open offices naturally lead to more socializing. But you don't ...”
When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This
“What Not To Do When Giving a Presentation As someone who used to be terrified of ...”
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Waiting
“I’m sitting in the Westchester County Airport waiting for my flight back home to Palm ...”
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Comfort Trumps Style, Why Etiquette Is Falling By the Wayside
“Are you tired of seeing people wearing their pants around their knees? Do you think ...”
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Airplane Etiquette 101
“ I love to travel but I oftentimes dislike the behavior I see on airplanes and ...”
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Do You Practice Good Cell Phone Etiquette?
“Most of us think that we use good cell phone etiquette but this video might ...”
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Business Etiquette in China
“In a couple of weeks I'll be traveling to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and China. Business ...”
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Using a coupon on the first date -- dealbreaker or financial savvy?
“ Many people see the main stigma around coupon use on the first date as simply ...”
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Baby Etiquette: Quick Tips for visiting newborns (and their sleep-deprived parents)
“ When babies and new parents are involved, there's a fine line between being friendly and ...”
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July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
“While shopping in Walgreens the other day, I couldn't help but hear a woman's entire ...”
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The Etiquette of Asking for Gifts
“By: Jorie Scholnik, guest blogger It seems like whenever I log onto Facebook, someone is posting ...”
May
30
5 Things You Don't Know About Me
“Joan Stewart, the Publicity Hound, started a conversation the other day to help people get ...”
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A Little Style Can Go a Long Way
“ I just returned from Phoenix where I spoke at the Association of Image Consultants International ...”
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Postman Delivers Lessons In Happiness
“Love this video of how one postman brings happiness to so many people. It just ...”
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My Love Affair with Hair
“For years I’ve been thinking about getting hair extensions. I’ve always had fine, thin hair ...”
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Going Home
“This week I am going back home to visit friends and family in the small ...”
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Me Again
“I never expected to hear that word. Cancer. It has such an ugly ring to ...”
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Should employees be allowed to wear flip flops to work?
“Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Let me know what ...”
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Style and Beauty are Ageless
“ TThese inspirational women demonstrate how, with a little imagination, you can be stylish regardless of ...”
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Spanx Founder Sara Blakely Blazes Trail for Entrepreneurial Women
“ March 8 is International Women's Day and in honor of this occasion, I'd like to ...”
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Students Brush Up On Proper Etiquette at MIT's Charm School
“ You can be an absolute genius and still not know which fork to use. These ...”
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Be Kind To Waiters --They're People Too!
“ Love what this waiter has to say as he shares the ups and downs of ...”
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Today's Word Is POISE
“Love this inspiring video by leadership expert and bestselling author, John C. Maxwell. What does ...”
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How To Remember Names
“Are you good at remembering faces, but can't seem to remember names? If you wish ...”
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Steer Clear of Difficult-To-Eat Foods During a Business Meal
“Oscar Wilde once said, “The world was my oyster and then I used the wrong ...”
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The Power of Words
“This beautiful video demonstrates how words can motivate, persuade, and tug at our heart strings.  ...”
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July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
“July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month, an event I founded in 2002 to help ...”
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Barbara Walters Interviews Lady Gaga on 20/20
“Ever since I attended my first Lady Gaga concert in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, last month, ...”
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Obama Makes Etiquette Blunder As He Toasts the Queen
“President Obama's inexperience with royalty played out on the international stage on Tuesday as he ...”
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Free Hugs in Sondrio, Italy
“I 'm continuously searching for new, interesting and joyful video clips. I hope you enjoy this ...”
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Grace Kelly's Wedding Revisited
“Before Kate Middleton and Lady Diana Spencer, there was Grace Kelly, an American Princess. ...”
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OMG! I'm in menopause!
“Bagging, sagging, hot flashing, night (and day) sweating.  What's a woman to do when the ...”
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A Lesson in Winning the Race
“Derek Redmond, one of Britain's greatest athletes, competed in the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona ...”
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Survey Reveals That It Pays to Be Attractive
“In the current job market, putting an effort in your appearance has little to do ...”
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Are You Minding Your Facebook Manners?
“Looks like Alice and Timmy need a lesson in Facebook etiquette! ”
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July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
“ Did you know... At least 91% of Americans own cell phones There are more than 285 million ...”
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Sharing Too Much on Facebook Can Lead to Lost Friendships
“ By Jorie Scholnik, Intern, The Protocol School of Palm Beach I am one of the 500 ...”
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How To Fold a Suit Pocket Handkerchief
“When it comes to dressing for success, it's the details that make a huge difference. ...”
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IHRC Annual Symposium in Switzerland Was Huge Success
“I would like to extend a warm "thank you" to the International Human Resources Committee ...”
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Fun Facts About Etiquette Experts
“ We’re not perfect. We make mistakes. We’ve been known to lose our temper on occasion. We’re not always ...”
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What Does Your Handshake Say About You?
“Did you know that your handshake reveals your traits, motivations and feelings toward others? ...”
Apr
29
How Late Is Too Late To Call Someone?
“At 12:15am this morning, while I was soundly sleeping, my phone rang.  I immediately woke ...”
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Top Ways to Pass a Panel Interview
“By: Jorie Scholnik, Guest Blogger Iwas elated when my first choice for a graduate internship ...”
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You're Fired! How to Keep Your Cool When Losing Your Job
“ Question of the day: I have a meeting tomorrow and I think my boss is ...”
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Mind Your Global Manners At Home and Abroad
“A few of months ago while attending a conference in Chicago, my conference host invited ...”
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Author and style sage Alan Flusser shares his secret for dressing well
“ Years ago, when a man decided to buy a new suit, he turned to the ...”
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Donate Your Used Books to a Soldier in Need
“ Is your house overrun with books? Send them to military personnel stationed overseas. ...”
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How to Be a Better Conversationalist
“By Jorie Scholnik, guest blogger In school I spent countless hours learning how to read, write ...”
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Holiday Office Party Do's and Don'ts
“This interview appeared in Yahoo! HotJobs, December 12, 2009. If your employer hosts a holiday party ...”
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Jacqueline Whitmore Discusses "How to Give Gifts in the Workplace" on FoxBusiness.com
“ Watch the latest business video at <a href="http://video.foxbusiness.com/" mce_href="http://video.foxbusiness.com/">FOXBusiness.com</a> While it is not necessary to get ...”
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Regifting Etiquette: 5 Top Tips To Regift Gracefully
“With budgets being tight these days, more people are opting to dig deep inside their ...”
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Hoops & Yoyo on Cell Phone Etiquette
“Thought this was cute.  Enjoy! Hoops & Yoho on Cell Phone Etiquette”
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Jacqueline Whitmore shares her views about incivility in America
“ Recently I was interviewed by Ben Becker at WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach about incivility ...”
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Tell Whoever Is Making My Whopper to Suck It
“By Guest Blogger, Charlie Pratt It was my pleasure to be interviewed about drive-thru etiquette by ...”
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Pillow Fight: My unfortunate encounter with a Delta flight attendant
“This past weekend I was a passenger on Delta flight 1070, from Atlanta to West ...”
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Why you should never invite your ex to your wedding
“Like most women, I usually cry at weddings.  I love the music, the romance, the ...”
Sep
16
What Happened to Civility? Are Kanye West, Serena Williams and Joe Wilson Immune to the Consequences?
“ Newsy.com \"What Happened to Public Civility\" Video Just in case you’re wondering, YES, WE ARE A ...”
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How to Send the Right E-Mail to the Right Person: A Lesson Learned the Hard Way
“Do you dash off e-mails and hit "send" without a second glance?  Whether we choose ...”
Aug
30
You're Hired! Proper Preparation and Follow-Up Increases Your Marketability When Looking for a Job
“Whether you are a person who is back on the job market for the first ...”
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Mind Your Twitter Manners
“Tweet. Twitter is taking over and millions of people just like me are updating others ...”
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No Junk for Granny
“By Beth Campbell, Guest Blogger and Antique, Collectables and Personal Property Appraiser Granny doesn't really love ...”
Jul
27
Travel Tips for Traveling Light
“The single most important aspect of planning for a trip is the packing process. I ...”
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An Interview with Jacqueline Whitmore
“Interviewed by blogger and jet setter, Ava Pierce at www.avapierce.com What inspired you to start The ...”
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Hassle-Free Summer Travel
“ by Karen Leland, Guest BloggerIf you feel like you’re still recovering from last year’s summer ...”
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Screw Cap Conundrum
“If you're a wine lover like me, you've probably noticed that a lot of wines ...”
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July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
“Reprinted with permission by Karen Leland, The Huffington Post Recently, my husband Jon and I decided ...”
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The Etiquette of Interviewing and Networking in a Web 2.0 World
“Recently, I was interviewed about how to make the best impression in a job interview ...”
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Tips on Tipping in a Recession
“Is it acceptable to skip on the tip in a recession? Is it okay to ...”
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Five Tips for Cracking the Summer Dress Code
“By Mary Lou Andre, Guest Blogger Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, offices all over the ...”
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Casual Fridays become a casualty of the recession
“In the face of a sluggish economy and almost daily workforce downsizings, some employees are ...”
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What do you say when your server asks 'How's your meal?' | Jacksonville.com
“What do you say when your server asks 'How's your meal?' | Jacksonville.com Shared via AddThis”
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Catch the Manners Virus: National Etiquette Week is May 11-15, 2009
“ Let's all celebrate National Etiquette Week, May 11-15, 2009, in an effort to practice courtesy, ...”
Apr
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Royalty Etiquette: The President Meets the Queen
“ President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama looked both nervous and excited as they ...”
Mar
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How to Fold a Fitted Sheet
“For years I have struggled with folding my fitted sheets. I was delighted when I ...”
Feb
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Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Emailing Your Resume
“Want to make sure your resume gets read? Then never send your resume in an ...”
2008
“So far so good!”
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10 Blackberry Commandments
“ Thou shalt not take the BlackBerry to any table with food on it or family ...”
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Want to Appear More Polished? Get Organized With These Very Merry Timesaving Tips
“By Guest Blogger: Geralin Thomas, president of Metropolitan Organizing ® LLC While the holidays may seem ...”
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Travel Tips for Traveling Light
“The single most important aspect of planning for a trip is the packing process. I ...”
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Guest Blogger: Janet Spurr Offers Her Top 10 Beach Etiquette Tips
“Today we have a guest blog from my friend, Janet Spurr. Janet and I met ...”
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Tips to Avoid Heated Political Debates at Work
“By: Jorie Scholnik, Guest Blogger The presidential election in November is just around the corner and ...”
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Keep the "Near Ear" Open
“Due to the overwhelming response to National Cellphone Courtesy Month, I have been receiving several ...”
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How to Be a Great Roommate
“By: Jorie Scholnik, Guest Blogger Summer sessions for incoming college freshman are about to begin and ...”
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Is Your Wardrobe Affecting Your Paycheck?
“Many young men and women will be graduating from high school and college in the ...”
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Dressing the Part
“If you haven't updated your look or your wardrobe in a decade, it's probably time ...”
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Is Deleting Technology the Answer?
“In its most recent annual study, the Institute for Business Technology determined that the average ...”
Feb
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Get a Routine Pap Test! Jacqueline Whitmore Stresses Importance of Regular Screenings During January – Cervical Health Awareness Month
“Approximately 10,000 American women will learn they have cervical cancer/HPV this year, and nearly 4,000 ...”
2007
Dec
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Regifting Etiquette - The Etiquette of Recycling Horrible Holiday Gifts
“If you've ever participated in a holiday gift exchange, you know that you're likely to ...”
Nov
29
Etiquette Expert Heads to Germany for the Holidays
“Next week, I will embark on a much-needed vacation to visit my sister, Nancy, who ...”
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Jacqueline Whitmore to Speak at the National Cervical Cancer Coalition Conference in Washington, DC on Sept. 14-15
“In 2001 I was diagnosed with the early stages of cervical cancer. The devastating news ...”
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Southwest Airlines Overeacts To Scantily-Clad Woman's Appearance
“It's Fashion Week in New York City which reminds me that everyone has their own ...”
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More buzz about Cellphone Courtesy Month
“It's great to see so much interest in National Cellphone Courtesy Month. Helen Schwab of ...”
Jun
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Present Pressure: Giving Your Boss a Gift without the Grief
“It’s tough enough finding the right birthday gift for your family and friends. But what ...”
Apr
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Are Your Manners Fit for a Queen?
“Royalty and etiquette seem to go hand in hand, but would you know what to ...”
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Imus Gets the Ax for Hurtful Words
“Usually when we think about harming someone, visions of violence of some kind come to ...”
Jan
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Positive customer service pays off
“According to a survey of more than 8,600 consumers, 85 percent said they spend and ...”
2006
Dec
20
A Survey on Proper Behavior
“Manners Matter! Yea? Nay! In the survey, conducted on behalf of The Wall Street Journal ...”
Gift Ideas
“Here are some must-have gift ideas (that are inexpensive!) for the holiday season: Put your child's ...”
Aug
03
Incivility Can Cause Stress at Work
“A recent online survey (by www.truejobs.com, a job-search Web site) found that co-workers' annoying habits ...”
Jul
31
Jacqueline's Favorite Cell Phone Etiquette Horror Stories
“My 8 yr. old son Steven had a playdate and sleepover last night. In the ...”
Jun
26
Job-Hunting Etiquette Tip
“The saying goes, "Dress for the job you want, not for the job you have." ...”
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The Phone Booth is Back -- Minus the Phone
“Superman may be the only person who visits a phone booth anymore. That's until he ...”
Apr