Category: Only @ Work

Whether you’re in a cubicle or the board room, here’s how to earn the reputation of a highly regarded associate or boss.

The 5 Manners of What Not to Ask at a Christmas…or Any Party

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor I find that people often have friends a lot like themselves. Because of this, we probably have quite a bit i...

Holiday Party Etiquette Tips

The Unspoken Etiquette of Your Holiday Office Party

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor For your holiday office party, the boss rented out the ballroom, ordered a bounty of drinks and food, and pai...

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How To Start a Great Conversation — The 7 Best Tips

Everyone wants to know how to start a conversation easily, but not just any old conversation. We want to be able to start great conversations! That's ...

How to Graciously End All Your Conversations

How to Graciously End Conversations

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor How can you conclude every conversation on a high note? How can you confirm for others that you'...

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

The Best Airplane Etiquette Tips for Making Flying Less Stressful



How To Graciously Handle a Constant Complainer

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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

  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...

the etiquette of eating appetizers

The Etiquette of Eating Appetizers

    By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Today's question comes from a blog reader in my home state of Florida. It has to do with ...


Does the Host Always Pay?

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor If people are planning a party where they're celebrating themselves or family member(s), does the host always...