by / on January 14, 2014 at 17:28 / in Etiquette, Health

10 Rules of Gym Etiquette for 2014

This is the time of year when gyms and studios are at their highest capacity thanks to incentive programs, discount offers and the newly motivated. So if you’ve been a regular all year or longer and now you’re feeling a […]

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by / on November 6, 2013 at 20:43 / in Etiquette, Health

Urinal etiquette: the 10 commandments

Believe it or not, there are still guys of all ages oblivious to these behaviors. The lavatory is one sacred ground that needs to be respected during this brief encounter. THERE’S MORE.

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by / on September 12, 2013 at 16:36 / in Etiquette, Philosophy

A man’s guide to looking good in photos

Everyone wants to be photogenic, even us men. We yearn for the one photo that makes us look like we’re eight times more handsome than we really are. One for the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profile picture that will catch […]

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by / on July 18, 2013 at 15:26 / in Etiquette, Grooming, Young Blazers

Suiting Up: Job interview ready

The old cliche still holds true (particularly for the job interview) “dress for success.” Why so? Because you’re about to meet someone that’s in a position to hire you for a job. By looking and performing your best, you are more likely […]

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by / on July 3, 2013 at 13:19 / in Etiquette

Etiquette Tips During National Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Can you relate to this? You’re out to lunch with a friend and they are always using their cell phone. We can’t live without them, but bad cell phone behavior could hurt your social life and even worse, your career. […]

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by / on June 20, 2013 at 16:21 / in Etiquette

Can Manners maketh a Comeback?

Ninety-two per cent of women wouldn’t take a seat that was offered to them by a man. Eighty-nine per cent would refuse help with heavy bags. Even on a cold day, 78 per cent would not take a coat from […]

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by / on May 29, 2013 at 19:49 / in Etiquette, Protocol

Successful Business Communication

A while back I was able to attend a seminar by Dr. John Lund on communication where he gave some amazing advice on how to better communicate with others. His input was simple and easy to follow, yet powerful. The […]

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by / on May 1, 2013 at 19:11 / in Etiquette

9 Netiquette Reminders

There was a thing called “netiquette” back in the day, a concept that today seems almost quaint. There were even online guides (still out there) explaining how to behave. Many of the emails I receive today would have cost you […]

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by / on April 25, 2013 at 10:44 / in Etiquette

Tea Etiquette 101: Drinking Tea ‘the Proper Way’

How could adding boiling water to leaves get so complicated? Pinkies up or down? Conventions abound when it comes to tea service, but it need not be fussy. In fact, some of the traditions actually have interesting roots. READ MORE

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by / on April 23, 2013 at 22:29 / in Etiquette, Protocol

Koreans Slap Bill Gates for ‘Rude’ Handshake

SEOUL, South Korea – The buzz in town today is this photograph of Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ shaking hands with South Korea President Park Geun-hye. Gates, 57, might have not realized it Monday, but a one-hand shake in Korean culture […]

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