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.

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—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 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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10 E-mail Don'ts That Get In the Way of Your Message

10 Email Don’ts That Get in the Way of Your Message

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Not knowing subtle email don'ts can cause us more headaches than we can imagine. We want the recipients of our em...

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The 16 Top Email Do’s!

There's no doubt that texting has taken the place of millions of emails each day; however, even with the rise of texting, emails aren't going away...

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How to Handle the Three Most Common Embarrassing Situations!

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor What is the etiquette for common personal mishaps, whether they happen to us or the person with us? We've all e...

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Correcting Others: How, When, and When Not to Correct Someone

Correcting Others: How, When, and When Not to Correct Someone

Correcting others over small things is rarely called for. For this reason, it's important to know how, when, and when not to correct, and also what to...

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How to Make A Great First Impression: The Five-Step Formula

_fa   By: Maralee McKee Knowing how to make a great first impression is probably the number one topic of importance in all of etiquette ...

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The 5 Manners of Dealing with Difficult People

The 5 Manners of Dealing with Difficult People

245 By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Dealing with difficult people — yikes! We all know a few and run across our fair share. What is it with...

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Five Things to Do When Someone is Paying Attention to Their Cell Instead of You

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor The awkward first-date nerves of the couple on the reality TV show were apparent. Their conversation was slow...

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