Etiquette

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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
Don't Be Remembered for Forgetting Your Manners
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
How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic)
Technology

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech
Public Speaking

6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

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

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings
Smartphones

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Professionalism: A Luxury for Corporate America, a Necessity for Entrepreneurs
Etiquette

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.
Dana Brownlee