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“If You’ve Got a Good Solution, I’m Going to Steal It for a Future Answer.”

Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column doesn’t typically call back her letter writers to give them advice. But on the July 24 episode of The Gist, she did. The following is a transcript of the conversation. Listen to the full podcast...Show More Summary

Where Do You Get Off?

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E-mailing for Help? E-mail Etiquette Matters — Allot!

There has been a marked increase in the interest level about Business E-mail Etiquette. However, as of today, there still seems to be overall lack of courtesy from many who e-mail me. This is a Business E-mail Etiquette Website and more times than not, I am treated as though I am a public servant here […] Read the rest here... Show More Summary

What a Trip

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Touchy Tutorial

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Home Invasion

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up below to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.) Q. Show More Summary

Biological Favorites

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Skinheads Need to Shop, Too

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Dear Prudence Live Chat  

Need help getting along with partners, relatives, co-workers, and people in general? Ask Dear Prudence! Emily Yoffe takes your questions on manners, morals, and more. Please keep your questions succinct (recommended max. length is around 150 words). Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, You’re Going to Die

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My Baby Just Cares for Me

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up below to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.) Emily Yoffe: Good afternoon, everyone. Show More Summary

Top 5 Subject: Field Mistakes

Most common Subject: field mistakes? Are you guilty of making these faux pas? Not putting anything in the Subject: field — leaving it blank. When you leave the Subject: field blank, you in crease the risk of your e-mail being misidentified as spam and sent to the recipient’s trash or junk folder. Always take the […] Read the rest here... Top 5 Subject: Field Mistakes

Ask the Etiquette Expert Jacqueline Whitmore

Jacqueline Whitmore joins Jim Blasingame to compare and differentiate social etiquette in our daily lives and how we should behave in the business environment. The post Ask the Etiquette Expert Jacqueline Whitmore appeared first on Jacqueline Whitmore.         

Foot Loose

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Not on That Hill

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Youthful Discretion

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Ask the Etiquette Expert Jacqueline Whitmore

Etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the current greeting practices, especially between men and women: is hugging acceptable, should you shake hands, who decides? The post Ask the Etiquette Expert Jacqueline Whitmore appeared first on Jacqueline Whitmore.         

The Silent Goodbye

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Something Old for Something New

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How to Write An Effective Follow-Up Email

This is a guest post from my friends over at SideKick. Enjoy! When you get an email from someone asking for something, you’ll probably find that it’s all about them. They’re asking for a favor, or for you to buy something, or for your time for a quick chat to get feedback on their project. […] Read the rest here... How to Write An Effective Follow-Up Email

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