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.

“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, there are approximately 120 billion elev...


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 ( It seems they had an office...


7 Ways to Shine as a Party Guest & an Update on My Son

By: Maralee McKee Greetings!   …and we’re off! It didn’t take long for Christmas to get into full gear this year, did it? ...


Six Easy Tips for Understanding Dress Codes and Knowing What to Wear


7 Ways to Text with Graciousness and Savvy

Seven Ways to Text with Graciousness and Savvy

By: Maralee McKee Greetings! Texting etiquette hasn’t reached the heights of the tsunami of texts we send every day because no other techno...

Cut, Twirl, or Spoon? Fun Spaghetti Etiquette

Cut, Twirl, or Spoon? Fun Etiquette for How to Eat Spaghetti

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Cut, Twirl, or Spoon? Fun Etiquette for How to Eat Spaghetti Spaghetti, my youngest son’...

RSVP Etiquette for Host and Guests

RSVP Etiquette for Guests and Hosts: The Newest Manners for This Fading Art

The number-one etiquette question people ask me is why no one will RSVP. It's hard to plan an event when you don't know how many people to plan for. H...


The 7 Most Annoying Cell Phone Habits and How to Avoid Them

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Today’s post came about because of a Slurpee®! Every two weeks when we fill up the mom mobile with gasolin...


The Top 5 Tips for Shining In a Crowded Conversation

  By: Maralee McKee Greetings! Today we have a reader's question about how to make a great impression in a conversation. Specifica...


Etiquette, You, and the Flu: What to Do!

By: Maralee McKee Hello! Before we jump right into things, I want to welcome some new family members! Hello to everyone who joined us from t...