Everyone wants praise but nice people often are often inadvertently rude when they receive it.
If Ryan Lochte had taken some etiquette classes when he was a little kid, this whole debacle could have been avoided.
Yes, it happens to everyone, but there's a right way and a wrong way to go about it.
Entrepreneur Network partners from 7Twelve Marketing share some quick tips to tactful social-media networking.
The venerable phone call has been supplanted by text messaging, which has introduced many new ways to be rude without meaning to.
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John T. Meyer of web-design company Lemonly explains how to not let yourself get 'ASAP'd' by bosses, co-workers or clients.
Punctuation and other markers -- emoticons, slang and the like -- serve as stand-ins for facial expression and vocal intonation.
When the rules of open-office etiquette are observed, camaraderie, communication and collaboration will ensue.
If people don't want to read your e-prose, it's time to work harder at making it more interesting.
If the harshest thing you have to say about someone is partly true, say the other part.
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?
Sometimes saying nothing speaks volumes.
You don't mean to be rude anywhere but, when doing business internationally, you need to understand that what's polite in one society might shock you host in another.
You're on your phone too much if you only notice the people with you when you take you eyes from the screen.
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