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Responding to Others Misfortune

Showing courtesy, taking time to be thoughtful and ensuring clarity in your communications helps to build confidence in doing business with you -- and helps to build your relationships. For more useful tips (or to purchase my eBook ;-)) visit: Business Email Etiquette - Technology Etiquette for Professionals

Sob Sister

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You Belong With Me

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Help! My Mansplaining Boyfriend Keeps Telling Me I’m Doing It Wrong.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. He’s already trying to fix me: My boyfriend of more than a year has gotten into a habit of giving me “helpful suggestions” on how to do things better, ranging from how to organize my home to how to chop vegetables. Show More Summary

Couldn’t Help It

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Don’t Be a Social Media Spammer!

In their zeal to get business, many who simply do not know any better yet, begin their sales pitchy "contributions" that do nothing but get them removed from other's networks. For more useful tips (or to purchase my eBook ;-)) visit: Business Email Etiquette - Technology Etiquette for Professionals

From Worm to Book

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No Backsies

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On the Third Day He Will Bring Eggs

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Help! Should I Tell My Siblings Why They’re Not Invited on My Group Vacation?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Excluding family: My family and my sister’s family are planning a beach house vacation this summer. We have two other siblings whom...Show More Summary

Do You Cc: the Sender if You Forward Their Email?

All e-mails are naturally copyright protected by the author. So in order to forward an e-mail sent to you to another person, you should get the writer's permission to do so first. Think about it... When you send an e-mail to someone,...Show More Summary

Oh, Lorde

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Blinged Ring

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Queer Is as Queer Does?

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Help! How Do I Break Up With My Best Friend?

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Business E-mail Etiquette = $$$

Yes, you can make money by integrating business e-mail etiquette skills into your day to day business communications! I am specifically targeting those of you who are unaware that business e-mail requires skill acquisition. That there is information to embrace and habits you need to hone when it comes to your daily business communications. Show More Summary

Close to the Chest

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Chat With Dear Prudence

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Watch That First Step

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The Heart Will Go On or Else

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