There's no prize for second place. Those small differences between you and your competitors can lead to large consequences.
What you order and how you look eating it can make at least as much impression as anything you have to say.
It doesn't matter what kind of person you're trying to get to work with you. If you conduct yourself in the right way, people will want to invest their time, energy and money into helping you.
Networking events exist to make a first impression. Don't be remembered as that self-centered guy desperate to make a sale.
Don't expect a budding friendship if you're more interested in your phone than the person you're presumably getting to know.
It pays to be nice because what goes around really does come around.
Control What You Can
If you, or someone in your life, chronically shows up after the scheduled time, it's time for a change.
Most people plan their days weeks in advance, and assuming someone will meet with you on short notice is just kind of rude.
Put down the phone, Rudy rude. New findings confirm what we already know: Cell phone etiquette in America is appalling.
No idea is brilliant when explained while chewing.
Business dinners can be tricky to navigate, especially if this is your first time hosting a new client, networking with an industry titan or taking out your employees.
Even the most likable and well-mannered among us can still look like jerks in an email. Writing an email that comes across just like you do in person is a fine art.
Simply blasting out promotional messaging will not drive sales, rather it will alienate your customers and waste your valuable time, effort and resources.
Since July is National Cell Phone Courtesy month, it's the perfect time to remind everyone of a few basic cell phone etiquette rules.
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