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Etiquette

Email

Why Won't You Respond to My Emails?

Courtesy requires a simple response to an email, especially if it's from someone you know.
Etiquette

10 Indirect Things We Get Judged On -- How Do You Shape up?

And have you thought about your teeth or the condition of your nails lately?
Etiquette

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.
Etiquette

This Entrepreneur Is Building a Matchmaking Service for Pen Pals

Kate Dobie wants to create a hub for letter-writers. Can it work? We asked her ... by letter, of course.
Etiquette

8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment

Everyone wants praise but nice people often are often inadvertently rude when they receive it.
Ryan Lochte

How One Person's Ignorant Behavior Insulted an Entire Country

If Ryan Lochte had taken some etiquette classes when he was a little kid, this whole debacle could have been avoided.
Etiquette Guy

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.
Entrepreneur Network

Social-Media Etiquette 101: Stop Sharing So Much and Never Air Your Dirty Laundry

Entrepreneur Network partners from 7Twelve Marketing share some quick tips to tactful social-media networking.
Texting

The 7 Things You Need to Know to Text With Good Etiquette

The venerable phone call has been supplanted by text messaging, which has introduced many new ways to be rude without meaning to.
Entrepreneur Network

Ever Get a 'Please Do This, ASAP!' Email Commandment at 4:50 p.m.? Not Cool.

John T. Meyer of web-design company Lemonly explains how to not let yourself get 'ASAP'd' by bosses, co-workers or clients.
Etiquette Guy

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.
Office Etiquette

9 Rules of Open-Office Etiquette

When the rules of open-office etiquette are observed, camaraderie, communication and collaboration will ensue.
Email

Why Aren't More People Responding to Your Emails?

If people don't want to read your e-prose, it's time to work harder at making it more interesting.
Emotional Intelligence

25 Bad Words That Make Other People Feel Inferior

If the harshest thing you have to say about someone is partly true, say the other part.
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?