Category: Personal Polish

Knowing what to do before you encounter a situation makes it easier to navigate. Gain the polish of your favorite style icons here, and navigate your encounters with style, confidence, and grace.

How to Apologize: The 7 Steps Of a Sincere Apology

How to Apologize: The 7 Steps Of a Sincere Apology

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The Top Manners for Traveling With Style at 30,000 Feet

The Best Airplane Etiquette Tips for Making Flying Less Stressful

                          By: Maralee McKe...

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how-to-graciously-handle-a-constant-complainer

How To Graciously Handle a Constant Complainer

                            By: Ma...

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how-when-and-when-not-to-interrupt-a-conversation

How to Politely Interrupt

    By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor "Excuse me for a second! May I Interrupt You?" Depending on what we're doing at the mo...

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when to stand and why

When to Stand and Why

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor It seems like it should be simple enough to know when it's polite for us to stand to welcome or say...

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smartphone manners

Your Savvy Guide to Smartphone Manners

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Smartphone manners matter because our smartphone matters to us. It holds many of the details of our lives and...

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How to Avoid Phone Tag and Actually Talk to The Person

How to Avoid Phone Tag and Actually Talk to the Person

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Phone tag: it's a game we've all played more times than we want to count! It's odd, but with more ways than e...

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The Best Ways to Ask for a Favor

The Best Ways to Ask for a Favor—15-plus Must Knows

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor In Funny Girl, the 1960s Broadway musical and then the movie of the same name, the world was introduced to a...

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How to Start a Great Conversation

How To Start a Great Conversation

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Lots of us can sing or hum a line or two from the theme song to the classic 80's sitcom Cheers. It was set in ...

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How to Make This Your Best Year Ever

How to Make This Your Best Year Ever

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor You can make this your best year ever. No New Year's resolutions required! That's a good thing, because while...

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