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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 maintain professional etiquette at all times. Our office etiquette tips will help you put your best foot forward.

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When someone experiences a mortifying moment that you either directly or indirectly witness, it can make future encounters with the person awkward. Here's how to move past it.

Taking a business trip with your boss can be a great opportunity to improve your relationship, but it can also be stressful if you aren’t prepared, says U.S. News & World Re­­port Careers Editor Laura McMullen. When you don’t plan ahead, you risk showing your boss you’re disorganized and may not be able to handle the responsibility of business travel.

Effective networking can lead to new clients and employees, business partnerships and other opportunities. However, networking and nurturing business relationships take time and effort. That’s why you shouldn’t ruin the relationship by making these mistakes.
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 ...
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.”
A quick summary of a recent training webinar presented by Business Management Daily.
The holiday season can be stressful enough without all the etiquette worries that can also come with it. Knowing how to act in situations that combine socializing with your career can be tricky, so we checked in with a few etiquette experts to help remind you what you should—and shouldn’t—do.
Jorie Scholnik is an assistant professor of student development at Sante Fe College in Gainesville, Fla., as well as an etiquette associate at the Protocol School of Palm Beach. We connected with her recently to learn how administrative professionals can best conduct themselves on the job.
If you don’t make an apology the right way, it can go unnoticed or even backfire on you. Here are some tips.
Forget elbows on the lunch table and yoga pants in the cubicle. A study has found that technology may be a leading cause of rudeness in the office.

Have you ever had a co-worker you could tell was in the office before you even saw her? You know, the one who wears way too much perfume? How do you let your co-worker know it’s too much without hurting her feelings?

In most workplaces, the break room is nothing more than a shared kitchen. Here are five simple rules you can use to keep the room pleasurable for all.
The way you look and act while on a business trip reflects back on your employer. Avoid making a bad impression on your next work trip. Follow these five tips for business travel.
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