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"It's difficult, but certainly not impossible, to gracefully exit a conversation without hurting the other person's feelings," says Maggie Zhang. "Here's some helpful advice for how to do it, gleaned from personal experience, online message boards, interviews, and advice columns: . . ." Image courtesy of pixtawan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
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Nel Stavely (photo, left) writes, "However good your intentions of being polite are, there are the inevitable moments in life when you know you could easily be very impolite indeed." "Here’s how to avoid that…"
This 24-slide presentation covers making a good first impression, making introductions, business card basics, navigating office politics, sharing credit, knowing your customer, listening, conflict resolution, meeting misbehavior, meeting tips, tech-etiquette blunders in meetings, netiquette, dining decorum, and messy meals. Download 31438.ppt
. . . it’s no wonder that I spend a significant amount of time managing my presence on social networks. If you’re willing to embrace social networking as a means to find a job, climb your career ladder, pursue a passion or even grow a business, then be prepared to receive non-stop inbound communication. Some […]
Skip Freeman asks, "The purpose of the meal . . . to eat or seal the deal? All eyes are on you. Regardless of the manners of everyone else, you alone are being judged. The meal is about your ability to engage, relate and converse—not eat. You are being judged on how well you will […]
As mobile users continue to rise, mobile usage etiquette, continues to head south. . . . Here are some tips for mobile professional etiquette that will help you, at least, not leave someone feeling offended or uncomfortable when you’re interacting with your mobile phone. Image: Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Read the full article . . .
At work stations where staff share PCs, what is the proper response should one staff member find the open work-related email of another staff member, which has not yet been closed? (At my job the second person knowingly typed a message in the others email, sending from him to him, and acknowledging in the message […]
Corporate comedian Greg Schwem explains that it truly is possible to end an e-mail conversation, Read the full article…
"In her new book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter (photo, left) writes about the specific skills professionals need to understand when presenting themselves in a business setting," writes Vivian Giang. "From how to introduce yourself to what to order at restaurants, these are the social rules you need to know when establishing relationships. […]« Previous Entries