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Office Manners

The 14 Essential Rules Of Office Kitchen Etiquette

Thrillist | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste

There are rules to coexisting in a work kitchen, and you should be following them.

Office Etiquette: 10 Drugstore Items That Can Save Your Day

Diane Gottsman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Within the course of a typical workday, life can dish up a wide array of curveballs, surprises and mini-crises. The key to navigating through many of these emergencies can be solved with items from the nearest drugstore.

Ask the Etiquette Expert: How Can I Make the Most Out of My First Job Experience?

Diane Gottsman | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Finish what you start. This seems simple, but doing what you say you are going to do is the first step to establishing a strong professional reputation. If you say you are going to do something, follow through. No excuses.

Apology Etiquette: It's Never Too Late

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Diane Gottsman

There is a "right" way to apologize, and there is a wrong way. The right way is to accept responsibility for your actions and remorsefully express your sincere regret for the damage done. The wrong way is anything other than a heartfelt apology.

Part Two: 15 Summer Office Commandments for Her

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business
Diane Gottsman

You may lighten up on your fabric, makeup and perfume, but not your focus, attention to detail and professionalism.

Part One: 15 Summer Office Commandments for Him

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Thou shall not eat smelly foods at your desk. Be courteous to your fellow cubicle mates, and take your tuna salad to the park.

The Most Successful Leaders Give Thanks All Year Long

Rick Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rick Smith

Going out of your way not only to thank, but to materially help peers and subordinates is the foundation of what great leaders do.