Business Etiquette

News and Articles About Business Etiquette

Business Etiquette Basics From Around the World (Infographic)
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Business Etiquette Basics From Around the World (Infographic)

Know these cultural differences before you take your business to a new country.
Rose Leadem
How I Turned Cell Phone Addiction Into a PR Opportunity
Business Etiquette

How I Turned Cell Phone Addiction Into a PR Opportunity

Having dinner with business associates? Put down the damn phone.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The New Rules for Business Rides in an Uber, a Driverless Car and More
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The New Rules for Business Rides in an Uber, a Driverless Car and More

There's a proper time to sing, to sleep and to make small talk.
8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment
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8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment

Everyone wants praise but nice people often are often inadvertently rude when they receive it.
Jacqueline Whitmore
How to Rock the Company Picnic and Go Home With Your Reputation Intact
Business Etiquette

How to Rock the Company Picnic and Go Home With Your Reputation Intact

The trick is being the life of the party without later being the butt of the jokes.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Don't-Be-a-Schmuck Guide to Rescheduling
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The Don't-Be-a-Schmuck Guide to Rescheduling

Yes, it happens to everyone, but there's a right way and a wrong way to go about it.
Ross McCammon
12 Passive-Aggressive Text Phrases I Use That Are Destroying My Business
Personal Branding

12 Passive-Aggressive Text Phrases I Use That Are Destroying My Business

Maybe you think you're being polite but everybody else thinks you're being a jerk.
John Rampton
Why Your Emails Could Use an Exclamation Point (or Three)
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Why Your Emails Could Use an Exclamation Point (or Three)

Punctuation and other markers -- emoticons, slang and the like -- serve as stand-ins for facial expression and vocal intonation.
Ross McCammon
9 Rules of Open-Office Etiquette
Office Etiquette

9 Rules of Open-Office Etiquette

When the rules of open-office etiquette are observed, camaraderie, communication and collaboration will ensue.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The 5 Elements of the Consummately Tactful Professional
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The 5 Elements of the Consummately Tactful Professional

The ability to speak truthfully without causing offense is an invaluable asset in the world of business.
Jacqueline Whitmore
20 Things You Are Doing Wrong With Email
Email

20 Things You Are Doing Wrong With Email

Email is a reflection of our personal brand. Why, then, do so many people fail to proofread what they wrote, regretfully send out angry messages and disregard basic etiquette?
Peter Gasca
No Successful Salesperson Is Too Proud to Use Any of These 12 Shameless Tactics
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No Successful Salesperson Is Too Proud to Use Any of These 12 Shameless Tactics

There is nothing wrong with "returning'' a call the prospect said they were going to give you but, apparently, has forgotten to.
Gene Marks
The Do's and Don'ts of Email Etiquette
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The Do's and Don'ts of Email Etiquette

Don't forget, when dashing off an email, that a person you have a business relationship with will judge you by what you write.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Good Manners Are a Career and Business Necessity
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Good Manners Are a Career and Business Necessity

One rude person can upset the ambience of the entire office, disrupting teamwork and alienating customers.
Jacqueline Whitmore