Tag Archives: manners

Don’t Judge Others by Clothing Labels

At a recent event I attended, I overheard one woman ask another who manufactured her dress?  The woman wearing the dress quietly answered by saying it had been awhile since she purchased the dress and couldn’t remember.  (I must say … Continue reading

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Be Considerate When Sending Large E-mail Attachments

Please don’t send a large e-mail attachment without the recipient’s approval or prior knowledge. You don’t want to annoy someone because their computer is inoperable while they wait for your file to download.  It’s also possible they don’t have the … Continue reading

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Be Helpful at a Trade Show or Convention

When a company has a booth at a convention or trade show, it is viewed as a fixture and host to all visitors attending the event.   Company employees working in the booth are perceived to be knowledgeable about the event … Continue reading

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Please Wait Your Turn For Service

If you approach a customer service counter and see an associate or customer service representative speaking with another customer, do not barge up to the counter and interrupt their conversation. It is appropriate to stand aside or behind them and … Continue reading

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Do Not Spritz at the Table

Personal grooming is inappropriate at the table. Do not comb your hair, apply lipstick, file your nails, or, the most recent etiquette violation I observed, apply perfume. I was enjoying dinner at a restaurant the other evening when a woman, … Continue reading

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Forgetting Names

We have all, at some point in time, had a memory lapse and forgotten some one’s name when greeting them.  When this happens to you, don’t be ashamed, you’re a typical human being. The best policy to follow when you’ve … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping

As tempting as it may be to eavesdrop in the office, a restaurant, or a public space, it’s important to try to tune out the conversations of others. Sometimes it is absolutely impossible to not overhear a conversation, but if … Continue reading

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Revovling Doors

When entering and exiting a revolving door, these etiquette tips will help you navigate through the door with ease. 1.  If the door is in motion, a higher ranking or older person should enter first. 2.  If the door is … Continue reading

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TV Off When Entertaining

Unless you’re having a party to specifically watch a sporting event, movie, or other show, the television should be turned off when entertaining guests.

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How To Use A Wedge Of Lemon

If you are served a wedge of lemon to flavor tea, iced tea, fish, or other foods, you may want to squeeze the lemon in the drink or on the food. Gently squeeze the juice of  the lemon on the … Continue reading

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