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5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid

5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid

We're not talking about illegal practices, like email span, but rather strategies that fall under the gray areas of marketing etiquette.
Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

The casual-dining giant wants you to play and pay with its shiny, new tablets. Not yours, and specifically not on Tuesdays. Check, please.
Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips

Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips

Want to make an impression and differentiate yourself and your company? Do it in writing.
How to Handle Social-Media Criticism

How to Handle Social-Media Criticism

Sitting at a computer screen, people often get 'keyboard courage,' freely criticizing others without considering ramifications. When this happens to you, here is how to handle it.
Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand

Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand

Yes, manners manner, especially as you establish yourself as a professional.
How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

Many of us are tempted to deflect kind words, but that may be doing more hard than good.
For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

If you want to connect with people, you have to let them know you're listening. Here's how.
Don't Be Remembered for Forgetting Your Manners

Don't Be Remembered for Forgetting Your Manners

It takes a lot to set your business career on a path to success but failure can begin with just being a boor.
10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship.
5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network

5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network

While you try to grow your contacts online, steer clear of these practices. Or you might see your contact list shrink.
6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

The sooner you get off the nonstop narcissism train, the better. Here's why.
15 Etiquette Rules for Dining at Fancy Restaurants

15 Etiquette Rules for Dining at Fancy Restaurants

Beyond common sense, these suggestions outline the more nuanced details when eating at nicer restaurants.
It's Official: You Can Now Mute Loud Mouths on Twitter

It's Official: You Can Now Mute Loud Mouths on Twitter

Can't quite pull the trigger on unfollowing someone? Baby steps.
Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad

Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad

On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different.
How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic)

How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic)

It's never ok to interview in your underwear. Not even on Skype. Get a clue and step up your video interview game with these fast, fun tips.
6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

With these tips you'll be cool, confident and comfortable in front of a crowd.
Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request

Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request

No, you're not mean. Just smart. Sometimes it's okay to ignore connection requests on the world's most popular career social networking platform. Here's when you probably should.
4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone.
Professionalism: A Luxury for Corporate America, a Necessity for Entrepreneurs

Professionalism: A Luxury for Corporate America, a Necessity for Entrepreneurs

The adage, "you don't get a second chance to make a first impression," couldn't be more true for entrepreneurs. For those needing to brush up on their professional skills, here are a few tips.
7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better

7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better

Whether you’re trying to impress a prospective client, networking to find a job, or meeting new co-workers, you don’t want to be caught forgetting someone’s name.
6 Types of People Who Are Really Hard to Talk To

6 Types of People Who Are Really Hard to Talk To

Some people make conversation feel like a form of torture. Here’s how to handle even the most difficult personality types.
Google Issues Some Pretty Darn Hilarious Glass Do's and Don't's

Google Issues Some Pretty Darn Hilarious Glass Do's and Don't's

Don’t be creepy, do explore the world around you, plus all the 'glasshole' etiquette you'll ever need.
5 Rules for Texting Anyone You Do Business With

5 Rules for Texting Anyone You Do Business With

Follow these tips to make sure you're not confusing or aggravating your clients, employees and customers.
Business Dining: The Do's and Don'ts of Splitting the Check

Business Dining: The Do's and Don'ts of Splitting the Check

When dining with clients or customers, it can be fairly simple to avoid the all-too-familiar discomfort and confusion of just who should pay the bill.
Time for a Talk: Don't Let Your Phone Be a Selfish Boyfriend (or Girlfriend)

Time for a Talk: Don't Let Your Phone Be a Selfish Boyfriend (or Girlfriend)

Trying to keep up with technology is like trying to earn love from a person who doesn’t know how to love.

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