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Eating Dessert

In Corporate Etiquette, Dining Etiquette, featured, Main by treska roden

By Candice Smith – Candice Smith Etiquette – California Eating dessert for many of us, is the favorite course of the meal. There’s always something to love about dessert! The dessert utensils are at the top of your place setting. When your dessert consists of both harder and softer textures, a fork and spoon will be included and both will …

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Workplace Kitchen Etiquette

In Corporate Etiquette, featured, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

A friend of mine recently told me about a co-worker who, when he was eating in the work kitchen, had eating habits that upset many of his co-workers. This started my thinking about the etiquette of the workplace kitchen. The Fridge Do not leave your old food in the office fridge. Nobody wants to use work time to go through …

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How Etiquette Helps Your Business

In Corporate Etiquette, featured, Main, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

How etiquette helps your business may not be obvious at first glance. You may wonder what etiquette has to do with business. Well business etiquette is two things:  1. It is good manners. Good manners are important no matter where you are. 2. It is about building good relationships with your clients and suppliers. This is based on respect, consideration, …

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Good Manners in Today’s World

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Good manners in today’s world are so important. No matter whether it is in business, politics, sport or in our social lives, respect goes a long way. With United and many airlines being under the pump it’s more important than ever to educate each other on how to treat people with respect. Politicians need to be made aware of their …

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Mobile Phone Manners

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Mobile phone manners are a constant source of annoyance probably more than anything else. I am sure you have you wondered whether you should take that mobile phone call when in a meeting or call someone just to pass the time while in a queue. Good manners never go out of style and although our life is so different to …

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Business Etiquette: Does It Really Matter Today?

In Corporate Etiquette, Main by treska roden

Statistics reveal that you require 15% technical skills and 85% social business skills and etiquette to advance in your career. There are plenty of stories about how a person was fired for breaching good etiquette at work. Etiquette is about treating people with consideration, respect and honesty.  You can still be assertive and a go-getter. In the workplace, poor etiquette …