Business Etiquette

Professional office etiquette isn’t as simple as it once was. Now there’s email etiquette, office meeting etiquette, and more.

Business Management Daily’s business etiquette tips will help you main professional etiquette at all times. Our office etiquette tips will help you put your best foot forward.

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When a contact takes the time to in­troduce you to someone via email, take advantage of the opportunity. Fol­­­­­low these tips to turn those introductions into strong business relationships.
The sad truth is that sarcasm reveals more about you than the people you target. Ask yourself: Why do I do it?
Earlier this month, weatherman Liam Dutton’s spot-on pronunciation of a Welsh village’s name went viral, and with good reason. After all, the 58-letter name is more than a mouthful. His masterful pronunciation certainly makes Dutton our Best Communicator of the Month.
At work, the post-sneeze moment can be a strangely telling one. As if you didn't already have enough on your plate, now's the perfect time to become hyperaware of its ramifications ...
When you work in a field that involves a lot of communication and collaboration, you can expect plenty of calls from co-workers each day. But if they don’t leave a message or follow up with an email, are you expected to call them back?
Even if your workplace has a re­­laxed environment, office etiquette is still important, Jason Kulpa, CEO of Underground Elephant, writes for Mashable. Here are the office rules he thinks are the most important.
You’ve probably asked yourself this question. Business cards have been around for at least 500 years, but the issue is why they persist in the digital age.
You know that you should show your employees and co-workers how much you appreciate them, and you may work hard to show your gratitude. However, your efforts could backfire if you make the following mistakes when you say “Thanks.”
Are you “under-asking” others? Research from Stanford University found that people who fear asking others for favors may be stifling their own chances of getting a “yes.” Get the most from your requests with these tips from blogger Jessica Stillman.
You probably hear a lot of ignorant or incorrect ideas in the course of your workweek. Laughing at or arguing with people can hurt your relationship with them, so you may want to “play dumb” if you hear something ridiculous, says Geoffrey Tumlin, author of “Stop Talking, Start Communicating.”