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.

Caller I.D. Etiquette, Should You Call Back Missed Calls

Caller I.D. Etiquette, Should You Call Back Missed Calls?

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Hello, my friend, and welcome to Q & A Day! Today's question is about caller I.D. etiquette and involv...

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Do You Need to Buy Both Shower and Wedding Presents and How to Congratulate Your Boss On a Promotion

Q&A’s: Too Many Gifts to Buy & How to Congratulate Your Boss

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Today's our first official Q&A Day. Let's jump in with two questions. The first is about how many gi...

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Gossip: How to Protect Yourself and Others

Gossip: How to Protect Yourself and Others

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Gossip. We all need to know how to protect ourselves and others from it because none of us are immune, and it can...

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Three Ways to Nicely Say No Without Feeling Guilty

Three Ways to Nicely Say “No” Without Feeling Guilty

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor I like nice! I want to be nice. I want you to think I'm nice. I want to be around nice people. I bet...

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How to Be a Great Cubicle Neighbor

The 7 Manners of Being a Good Cubicle Neighbor

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Mr. Rogers sang "Won't you be my neighbor?" with optimism and delight. But his tune wouldn't have been ...

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how to talk to people at a party

The Five Manners of Great Christmas Party Conversations

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Whether you have ten parties on your calendar or just one or two, Christmas is in full swing, and n...

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How, When, and When Not to Compliment Someone’s Cosmetic Surgery!

By: Maralee McKee You and I have been there, or we'll find ourselves there eventually: the awkward moment when we realize the person we're talking ...

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Does, “No Gifts, Please” Really Mean I Shouldn’t Bring a Present?

  By: Maralee McKee Happy Birthday! If today isn't your special day, it definitely falls somewhere between tomorrow and 364 days fro...

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“Going Up?” The Top Seven Savvy Tips for Elevator Riders

  Greetings! Wow! It's hard to imagine, but every weekday in the U.S., according to Today.com, there are approximately 120 billion elev...

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The Creepy Office Guy Who Offers You a Shoulder Massage

By: Maralee McKee This is a post I was interviewed for that ran on the blog of TV's The Daily Buzz (Www.HeadDrama.com). It seems they had an office...

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