Cynthia Lett was quoted along with other prominent etiquette teachers, by Bob Greene, in this article published today on CNN online. What do you think? Is the salutation “Dear” dead? Do you disagree with any of the experts’ opinions? http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/29/opinion/greene-dear-dead/
Even if you check Facebook today or any other social media portal, make it a point to meet a real person for a real conversation. It will be a better day for you and them.
By Kathleen Baines, Columnist on November 1, 2010 Our generation has lost most forms of etiquette — it’s a bold claim, albeit a true one. I have my own theories as to why this decline happened — the substitution of old-fashioned methods of child-rearing with the “I’m your buddy, not your parent” model, the refusal […]
Frankly, buying a copy for everyone on your team might be the cheapest and most painless way for you to make sure you never have to find yourself in a situation saying, “That’s So Annoying!!”
Everyone should be armed with this book from political leaders, executives, medical professionals, entrepreneurs, moms and dads and teenagers. Each of us does something annoying at one time or another. Why not identify it and fix it before somebody has to tell you.
Because I am an etiquette expert, people are careful about what they say and how they say it when around me. What they should know is that the top experts in proper etiquette understand human behavior well and we find the humor that is apparent in most interpersonal exchanges. This list was sent to me […]
Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It’s how true friends talk. – Peggy Noonan, Author and Columnist Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. – Ernest Benn (1887-1954), Publisher A person who can’t lead and won’t follow makes […]