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5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid
Marketing

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.
Ann Handley
Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away
Technology

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips
Etiquette

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.
Peter Gasca
How to Handle Social-Media Criticism
Social Media

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.
Ann Tran
Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand
Personal Branding

Your Daily Interactions Make or Break Your Brand

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

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.
Jacqueline Whitmore
For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase
Leadership

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.
Lauren Covello
Winning Strategies

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.
Eddy Ricci
10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor
Winning Strategies

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network
Networking

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.
Phil La Duke
6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now
Social Media

6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

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

15 Etiquette Rules for Dining at Fancy Restaurants

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

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

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

Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad

On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different.
Richard Branson