Etiquette rules primarily include encouraging respect for self and others. These simple courtesies ideally start at home.
Yes, the contemporary workplace is evolving and no, your manager or human resources representative may not have had "that" talk about your rudeness or inappropriateness with you, but you could be embarrassing yourself, your superior and your entire organization.
The last thing you want is to be misrepresenting yourself (or worse, not be taken seriously) because you made a bad call on your profile picture, so, let's give your LinkedIn profile picture a makeover with these three easy tips...
No one wants to spend any more time in an airport than necessary. But, if you find yourself waiting for a delayed flight, there are ways to maximize your unscheduled downtime.
So what do you do now? Here are my top 10 tips that will help you successfully navigate -- and truly enjoy -- this exciting time in your life. I also reached out to recent brides for their input.
It would be nice if we all received an immediate reply, but the reality is our message is probably one of several that have not been opened. The person may be out of the office, in a meeting or simply prioritizing their responses.
In our digital world, there is something magical about getting a stamped letter with our name written on the front. The best part is that with the right supplies, the entire process takes less than five minutes.
January is National Thank You Month, the perfect opportunity to pause and express your gratitude. While an email or text message is nice and a phone call is fine, nothing conveys heartfelt thanks or leaves a lasting impression better than a handwritten note.
Kiss someone at midnight. I'm not necessarily talking about a wet sloppy kiss here, I'm just sayin'... whether it's your boyfriend, your best friend or your baby, make sure you're feeling the love at midnight. It will start your 2015 off right!
Break your goals up into bite-size pieces; giving yourself daily or monthly deadlines is more manageable and your progress can be evaluated and reshaped as you progress.
The new year is right around the corner and so are the festive parties. For some, this is a joyous time to get together with friends and family and ring out the old and ring in the new.
People can be insensitive when it comes to painful topics like infertility, and many make hurtful comments, even when they don't mean to. Over the years, patients have shared some of those hurtful comments with me and my colleagues.
When friends and family come together to celebrate the New Year, the festivities usually include raising glasses for an uplifting toast. If delivering the toast falls to you, some advance preparation will help you create a memorable start to the celebration.
A toast is the perfect way to recognize a special occasion or celebration, especially during the holidays.
Is it proper to re-gift something that you don't want or need? Many years ago etiquette experts discouraged the practice. But times have changed and so have our gift-giving habits.
One of the most commonly asked holiday tipping questions: "What is the proper amount to tip my mail carrier and delivery person?"