etiquette

8 Ways You're Being a Terrible Customer

The customer is always right, right? Wrong! Don't be a terrible customer.

10 Ways to Be the Perfect Customer

Getting good service as a patron is a two-way street. If you expect perfect service, you should try to be the perfect customer.

10 Small Gestures That Go a Long Way at Work

It doesn't take much to be a considerate coworker. Work some of these good deeds into your 9-to-5 and brighten everyone's day — especially yours.

5 Ways Good Manners Make You Wealthier

Getting rich isn't easy. But it can be a whole lot easier if you mind your P's and Q's!

12 Lessons in Manners From Around the World

Don't tip in Tokyo and don't bring wine to a dinner party in Paris. Follow these and 10 other tips in etiquette to stay classy wherever you are.

Avoid These 7 Things When Living With Roommates

It's not easy making the rent, and for many, roommates are unavoidable. Let's try to make this arrangement as painless as possible, shall we?

10 Things You Should Never Do During a Job Interview

You've landed an interview — score! Now just don't blow it with one of these major job interview blunders.

10 Things You Should Never Say in a Work Email

Email is essential. But in the office, these 10 typed-out phrases are major no-nos — your job could be at risk!

8 Old School Manners We Want Back

Graciousness and gratitude are harder to come by these days — but these old school manners really are timeless. Let's bring them back!

8 Rules of Etiquette We Wish Were Still Around Today

It's great that we've thrown aside some rigid social rules and live freer, more casual lives. But some of those old manners were kinda great, too.

10 Basic Manners You Must Teach Your Kids

No, etiquette is not dead! Help your little ones get ahead by teaching them these basic manners.

Who Pays For the Bridesmaid Dresses When . . . ?

Figuring out who pays for the bridesmaids' dresses is tough, but depending on the situation, the rules are clear. Try this cheatsheet and good luck!

3 Supposed Etiquette Faux Pas That Actually Make You Look Good

The rules of etiquette sometimes seem arcane and inflexible. Don't beat yourself up if you trip over one of these faux pas — own your flub and win.

9 Office Politics Goofs That Can Set Your Career Back Years

Office social life can be tricky — it's like high school, but with paychecks and careers. Don't risk yours with any of these embarrassing flubs.

5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

Our parents teach us so much about how to live — for better or worse. If crowds aren't your thing, identify the signs and overcome your upbringing.

10 Rude Things Even Polite People Do

We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?

10 Lies That Even Honest People Tell

It's not money that makes the world go 'round — it's little white lies. How many of these fibs are you guilty of?

6 Twitter Updates That Are Making You Look Dumb

Twitter allows you to share your wit and wisdom with the world. Which is great, until you commit one of these wince-worthy twitter-gaffes.

8 Times Most People Are Faking It

We've all been fakes one time or another. We can't help it — sometimes it's the polite thing to do.

7 Facebook Updates That Are Making You Look Stupid

Facebook is a fun way to share with friends — and their friends, and total strangers. Avoid these Facebook faux pas and keep your profile sharp.