Raise your social I.Q.: how to do the right thing in any situation
In this modern stress-filled time, people face many awkward situations: the dating scene with all its pitfalls; gay relatives "coming out"; friends going through grief and loss; job difficulties and other personal problems: the woes of love, friendship, and profession.To avoid gaffes and goofs and other embarrassments, we need to bring our social I.Q. into the twenty-first century. This book defines manners and etiquette for how we live today and shows readers how to keep their mouths foot free.Among the topics covered: -- How to mix business and social relationships-- Thank-you notes and why they are indispensable-- E-mail versus snail mail (guess which one is better)-- How to behave on the first date-- Being a teacher, a healer, a minister-- Racism, politics, and sex-- RSVP or else!-- The Ten Commandments of social I.Q.The book includes a social I.Q. test -- the author dares readers to improve their score before the "final exam", given at the end of the book. Raise Your Social I.Q. shows readers how to live better, happier, and nicer, and to help rid the planet of incivility.
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Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior (Freshly Updated)
Limited preview - 2005
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