Category Archives: Etiquette

A British Prime Minister Shows Us How To Request Privacy

What You Say When You Want To Have A Private Conversation With Someone By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Have you ever been in a conversation with a group of individuals, but you wanted to have a one-on-one conversation with one of … Continue reading

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How To Recommend Someone:Sample Recommendation Letter or Email

What You Say If You Want To Write A Letter (or email) Of Recommendation by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. The easy recommendation message is for someone whom you believe to be well qualified for a position. The harder choices are for … Continue reading

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How to Decline a Request:Sample Letter Politely

What You Say When You Write A Letter And Need To Say No: A Sample Letter By Letitia Baldrige “Letitia Baldrige’s Complete Guide To Executive Manners” is the definitive book in its field.   We think it is simply wonderful and … Continue reading

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How To Write A Letter Asking A Favor: Sample Letter

Letter-Writing: How To Ask A Favor  By Letitia Baldrige “Letitia Baldrige’s Complete Guide To Executive Manners” is the definitive book in its field.   I think it is simply wonderful and refer to it often.  Highly recommended.–-Gene Griessman, Ph.D. When … Continue reading

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Time Management: The Compulsive Talker

How To Interrupt A Non-stop Talker  By Gene Griessman Memorize power phrases, power statements, and power questions  to help you get off the phone or interrupt non-stop talkers. If the other person goes on and on, one way to interrupt … Continue reading

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