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This is the right way to leave a business voicemail:

This is the right way to leave a business voicemail:
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When leaving voice mails, state your name, place of business, and number. Succinctly say why you’re calling. Repeat step one; say goodbye.

How to behave in an elevator:

How to behave in an elevator:
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You should also hold the doors for others before you board.

How to introduce people at work:

How to introduce people at work:
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For example, “Mrs. CEO, I’d like you to meet the mail guy, Ron.”

This is the proper way to use your mobile at work:

This is the proper way to use your mobile at work:
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If you leave your mobile phone at your desk, turn it off. Particularly if your ringtone is anything Justin Bieber-ish.

How to handle a sick day:

How to handle a sick day:
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Your colleagues will thank you.

How to stand up during a flight:

How to stand up during a flight:
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If you need to get up during a flight, don’t yank the back of the seat in front of you as you do.

Here are 13 things that airlines won’t tell you. (One is that good manners will go a long way.)

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Remember this piece of playground etiquette:

Remember this piece of playground etiquette:
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Playground etiquette says that a toy that’s been abandoned is up for grabs until its owner wants it back.

Here are 17 forgotten manners every parent should teach their children.

Here’s an essential part of being a good host:

Here’s an essential part of being a good host:
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If a guest at your party is drunk, ask him discreetly if he’d like to lie down, if you can arrange for a ride, or even if he’d like to spend the night. Do not let him drive.

How to handle guests at a wedding:

How to handle guests at a wedding:
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Don’t ask to bring a guest to a wedding if your invitation doesn’t indicate you may.

Here’s a wedding gift rule all brides and grooms should know

Here’s a wedding gift rule all brides and grooms should know
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And “no wrapped gifts, please” fools no one.

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