Ettiquette

How To Get Out Of An Awkward Situation
This is a skill I've never possessed. Whenever I've been in an awkward situation I always do or say something to dig a deeper hole. Case in point... in 1998 I was dispatched to a High School where I was asked by their activities director to host a lunch hour karaoke contest...
Today Is National High Five Day
President Obama marked National High Five Day by posting a picture of himself high-fiving Vice-President Biden. Perfectly acceptable if they actually had something to celebrate, but
E-Mail Ettiquette
Technology has it's limitations. Tone and inflection in e-mail or text is often misunderstood. I once had a boss who thought if you didn't write "Hey" or "Hi" before a person's first name in an intercompany e-mail that you were basically yelling at …
The Peril Of Letting Other People Buy Your Drinks
No one likes a free drink more than yours truly. As much as I love a free drink though I actually prefer to buy my own drinks. The reason is that when I'm paying I'm able to keep count by how much it's costing me. When others put a drink in my hand I tend to lose count and losing coun…