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When and How Much to Tip While Traveling This Summer

Diane Gottsman | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

Not knowing "who" and "how much" to tip can end up costing you more in uncertainty, embarrassment and cash. Here are commonly asked questions and also a General Tipping Guide when traveling in the United States.

Job References Are Pointless

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we cared about talent in our organizations, we'd recruit differently. If we cared about talent, we'd scrap the early-twentieth-century recruiting process we follow in nearly every organization.

Is Everybody Rude? Modern Manners Unplugged

Debra Ollivier | Posted 02.29.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Rudeness and bad manners - and books about them - are on the rise. Technology clearly has much to do with this. Even "smart" technology has made many of us seem "less smart." (That's a polite way of putting it.) It's certainly made people more distracted and self-centered, both of which breed bad manners.

Royal Boot Camp: 16 Days and Counting

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 06.13.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

If you're going to London for the Royal Wedding or just staying home to watch the coverage of the on television, here are some factoids that will help you enjoy it all to the fullest.

The Etiquette of Giving: We Get When We Give

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lisa Mirza Grotts

The next time you think about giving, just do it. Giving is the new getting, the gift that keeps on giving. Lead by example. Make a difference. Give.

Erdogan, Peres, and the Soufflés of Davos

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sandy Tolan

In conclusion, allow me to emphasize that if your nation wants to join the ranks of the civilized (read: European Union, with Israel as a kind of honorary member), it would be incumbent upon you to observe the rules of engagement in future Davos fora.