politeness

The contrast between Blasey’s politeness and Kavanaugh’s fury wasn’t lost on those who understand the cost of being an outraged woman.
These instructions from vintage etiquette manuals still ring true—because courtesy never goes out of style.
Don't underpay me or talk down to me, you do that at your own peril, but it's perfectly fine to hold the door so it doesn't slam in my face. I believe those things are mutually exclusive.
No worries. On the other hand, there are no problem's evil look-alikes: Me: Thanks. You: No Problem. Of course. We could
Over the last few days I have been getting a pop-up ad about illuminated toilets... some light up as you approach... some appear to glow if you whistle a happy tune.
It's interesting as you get older that the things your parents told you start to ring more and more true...perhaps it is maturing or maybe it's encountering situations and from somewhere a saying from the past pops up.
Kids naturally develop social skills in the preschool years, so it's a perfect time to teach and reinforce social lessons. The books below serve as modern-day primers on courtesy, graciousness, and respect that will help kids make and keep friends -- skills that will serve them well their whole lives.
The words some people find most difficult to say with true conviction are "I'm sorry." Yet they speak volumes when it matters. The impact of unspoken words can be more powerful than those said. Speak from the heart without losing your head.
4. RSVPing to events. Since when was "maybe" an appropriate response? 8. Giving your undivided attention to your company
OK, so you are a rebel who thinks all those cancer stats and PSAs with the woman talking through a voice box are just stuff
Here are some of the most ineffective requests that I've seen as a manager and a professor, along with a running commentary on what a cynical recommender might read between the lines. My hope is that we'll all get a little bit more thoughtful about who, how, and when we ask.
Two simple words, "no problem," in response to a "thank you," may be chipping away at your customers' goodwill. The service person who replies with this response almost certainly means to acknowledge the "thank you" and is essentially saying "you're welcome." Still, many customers are offended.
Put your best foot forward, because it's all about the first impression. Remember: You only have one shot!