It’s that time of year: the opening of the ballet season. Common sense and courtesy will vastly improve the enjoyment of everyone’s theatre experience if the basic rules of etiquette are followed:
• Don’t arrive late or leave early. It’s disruptive to the artists and audience.
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Every time you make or receive a telephone call, you’re making a lasting impression, so make sure your tone of voice and your manner of speaking are courteous.
Answering the Phone for Another Person
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Some of the most important occasions in our life call for a toast. At weddings, birthdays, retirement parties, and other momentous occasions, a toast (a very short speech) is often expected. Some find this task daunting, but if you’re prepared, speaking in front of a group can even ... Read More »
To re-gift or not to re-gift? If you feel that re-gifting is cheap, think again. Being thrifty is being smart. In this economy, re-gifting makes great sense as long as you remove any evidence that the gift was once yours. The last thing you want to do is ... Read More »
A gift should reflect the relationship you have with the recipient. Giving a truly great present speaks volumes, but how can you be sure to find the one that will perfectly suit the person you’re shopping for? The following tips are a guide to savvy gift-buying.
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Treating your colleagues with respect can gain you a winning edge and create a win-win situation for everyone at the office. Here are some basic rules of etiquette in the office and at office parties.
• Have respect for those around you, and show a keen ... Read More »