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How To Avoid Making The Great American Social Mistake

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

I can think of five "good" reasons why we would begin an ambiguous social situation by asking "What do you do?":

How a Handshake Can Grip the World: 4 Tips to Take You to the Top

Tamara Jacobs | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Tamara Jacobs

Millions of astounded viewers watched as President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro shook hands on live television. Could this handshake mark the beginning of the thaw in the longstanding Cold War impasse between Cuba and America?

The Power of a Handshake

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 12.18.2012 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Through the handshake we establish the level of trust between ourselves and the other individual. We divine earnestness, truthfulness, and we measure the depth of friendship or deceit in the other party.

5 NEXT-LEVEL Handshakes | Posted 02.02.2012 | Comedy

These aren't your grandpa's handshakes....

8 Handshake Alternatives to Ward off the Flu

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Susan Orlins

With flu season already upon us, I can't stop thinking about President Obama's shared chest bump with a Naval Academy graduate. That was when I added...

How Do You Do? The Etiquette of Introductions

Jo Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jo Bryant

Outdated customs are a good example of how etiquette, when executed correctly, provide a clear structure for accepted manners. Nowadays, introductions can be confusing and, at worse, embarrassing.