The New Rules: 10 Ways to be Politically Correct

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UPDATED: August 1st, 2016  Merriam Webster defines political correctness as “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” Though times change,…

Twiti-quette: 15 Things You Can Never Say Because they Violate Twitter Etiquette

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We bet you never thought you would need to get your head around Twitter etiquette. But new technologies call for new sets of rules, especially social media platforms that are designed to throw people into the ring and see the sparks fly. You…

Ink It: 15 Reasons Why the Handwritten Note Wins Every Time

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Ah, the art of the handwritten note. Ring a bell to anyone? When was the last time you wrote a letter? No, not an email. Not a text, or a Snapchat, or a Facebook message or even an e-card. When was the last time you picked up an actual pen…

Ups & Downs: 15 Tips on the Art of Elevator Etiquette

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The elevator is a particularly unique social environment that we all have to tolerate, some of us daily and some just every once in a while. They’re actually a common mode of...let’s call it transportation for lack of a better phrase.…

Timeless Taboo: 10 Reasons Why Talking About Politics Can Ruin Your Day

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It is a basic rule of social etiquette to steer clear of topics like politics. You don’t want to incite anger or passion about anything controversial nor do you want to contribute to a confrontational atmosphere, regardless of the setting. That…

It’s Nice to be Nice: 15 Reasons to Say Please & Thank You

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Is it us, or does no one say thank you anymore?! While being nice may be a lost art, it’s actually highly beneficial. “Grateful people report higher levels of positive emotions, life satisfaction, vitality, optimism and lower levels of…
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Smart Tips for Professional Attire

Our curves are a major source of pride, but can they also be a hindrance particularly when it comes to office attire? Remember the case of Deboralee Lorenzana---the Puerto Rican born banker alleges she was deemed “too sexy” by her employers…

Halloween at the Office: It Pays to Dress for Success

Without a doubt, Halloween is one of the most entertaining and carefree holidays; it's all about dress-up, candy, and a few healthy scares. And who doesn't relish slipping into somebody (or something) else's skin and shedding real life for…