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Punctuality: Just On Time Is Not Good Enough

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Lately I have begun to wonder if punctuality is my habit. Last week, I found myself racing to get to an appointment. It was then that I realized  this was not uncommon behavior for me.  Instead it’s a regular occurrence. While I am never late–well, almost never,  I tend to get where I am going

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On the Job Tips for the New Hire

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Make a good first impression on the job Tips for the new hire. Why? Because starting a new job can be exciting and scary. The good news is that you have one. The goal is to keep it. Getting off on the right foot is often the challenge. Whether you are

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Flip-Flops: Are They Appropriate in the Office???

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It’s summer time, and they’re back!  Flip-flops. Maybe they never went away. They simply went into hibernation for the winter.  I suspect you know what I am talking about--those shoes that have nothing to hold them to your foot except a little piece of material across or between your toes. Flip-flops, slides or whatever you

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Are You The Good House Guest Or The Nightmare In The House?

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House guests come in all shapes and sizes, personalities of every type and with a variety of manners from the sublime to the ridiculous. They may be friends, relatives or business associates. They could be invited for their friendship, relationship or out of obligation. The good house guest is the one who arrives with kindness

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Replying to Invitations is Good Business and Good Manners

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Replying to invitations seems to be a lost art these days. When you receive an invitation, do you know when and how to reply? Do you understand the difference between "RSVP" and "Regrets Only?" These business etiquette tips will help you come across as a polished professional whose professional conduct is beyond question.

The Number One Business Etiquette Faux Pas–Failure to Reply

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We are living in a world where rudeness is rampant.  Business people constantly violate the rules of etiquette with their e-mail practices, their phone behaviors, especially with regard to the use and abuse of cell phones and smart phones, their casual attitude toward professional dress, their inattention to proper table manners and their lack of

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