LinkedIn Etiquette

LinkedIn is the most professional of the social platforms and as a result, your expected behaviour is unlike that of Twitter or Facebook. Consider this advice from The School of Etiquette for minding...

The Etiquette of Salad Prepping

Have you ever received the beady eye after helping prepare a salad at someone’s house and without much said, you are well aware that you have cut the ingredients the wrong way (according to your...

Wedding Guest Responsibilities

There’s still some confusion regarding the protocol around this timeless social institution.There’s more to attending a wedding than getting dressed up, shedding a few tears, and partying all...

Behaviors Forbidden in Public

We have all been there, experienced someone using all the baritone in their voice to propel a massive belch across the room. Or someone using their napkin or car key to clean their ears in a...

How To Complain In A Restaurant

We have all been there before. You’re at a great restaurant, eagerly watching the kitchen hoping to see your meal coming out next. Then when it arrives, there is something so horribly wrong with...

What Foods To Eat With Your Hands

It may have been frowned upon for decades but eating with your hands in many restaurants is now acceptable. Thank goodness, we can finally hold our head high while eating a slice of pizza with our...

Emoticons in Business- Yes or no?

While some call them juvenile, and others may think they’re a waste of time, there’s no doubt that emoticons are here to stay.

E-Cigarettes: How the rules haven’t changed

With e-cigarette sales surpassing $1.7 billion in 2013 and it becoming an ever popular alternative to smoking normal tobacco products, it begs the question, is this a healthy and acceptable...

Eight steps to Dining with Good Etiquette

Whether dining with the President of a large corporation, toasting with a promoted co-worker, or sitting with friends and family on Christmas Eve, an understanding of good dining etiquette makes time...