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Modern Manners Guy Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Polite Life

Modern life has created a ton of etiquette dilemmas that never existed before. But thanks to Modern Manners Guy, you can navigate the minefield of 21st century life with class and poise. Whether you want to get ahead at work, improve your relationships, or use the right fork, Richie Frieman's savvy tips will help you live a more polite, successful life. Check out Richie's book, "Reply All...And Other Ways to Tank Your Career" to learn the secrets of getting ahead at work...or get left behind.

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366 MMG Thank You Note Etiquette

A proper thank you note, not only shows class but also can be the difference in getting more presents down the road. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RujYPM

8mins

22 Nov 2015

Rank #1

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407 MMG How to Use Body Language to Pretend You're Paying Attention

Paying attention to a conversation that makes you mentally scream in agony is never easy, but you never want to be perceived as ignoring someone. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ethLnn

10mins

30 Oct 2016

Rank #2

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377 MMG Avoid These 3 Conversation Starter Blunders

A great conversation opener is key to showing you have proper conversation skills, but avoid using these three opening blunders. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RlgDxd

8mins

27 Feb 2016

Rank #3

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401 MMG How to Handle Stubborn Adults

Being stubborn by insisting on always getting your way, doesn't mean you've "won"... it means you're a jerk. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2c8tg56

10mins

3 Sep 2016

Rank #4

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191 MMG Proper Networking Etiquette

3 easy tips to handle a networking event etiquette. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1T4Jgk1

6mins

1 May 2016

Rank #5

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398 MMG How to Be Supportive of Unusual Grief

Whenever someone suffers a loss, it's proper to be there for them... even when you can't relate or understand why they're grieving. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aP8TL2

10mins

13 Aug 2016

Rank #6

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372 MMG How to Command a Room When You're Unprepared

The only thing worse than having to talk in front of others is when improperly prepared and now have to face the music. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Qr9dLf

9mins

16 Jan 2016

Rank #7

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412 MMG Modern Manners Guy's Favorite Reader Stories: Part 1

Before I say goodbye to Mannerly Nation, I wanted to look back at my All Time Favorite Reader Stories: Part 1 Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hZK7aI

12mins

11 Dec 2016

Rank #8

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405 MMG How to Sneak Out of a Party

When you sense your time at a party is winding down, and need to sneak out, make sure you do it with grace, style and of course, manners. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dEBzX6

10mins

8 Oct 2016

Rank #9

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385 MMG How to Handle a Disrespectful Crowd During a Speaking Gig

They say public speaking is one of the most nerve wracking things to experiecne. But I say it's handling the hecklers in the crowd is even worse. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1X2GUax

8mins

21 Apr 2016

Rank #10

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311 MMG How to Master the Etiquette of Winning

Winning is a wonderful thing. But how you win is a whole other game. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gUjR1T

7mins

27 Nov 2016

Rank #11

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383 MMG How to Be a Proper Prankster

It's all fun and games until an improper prankster ruins it for the rest of us. Learn How To Be A Proper Prankster with these three tips. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RUVui1

9mins

10 Apr 2016

Rank #12

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384 MMG Hate Animals? Here's How to Act Around Pet Lovers

Even if you don't like pets, it's improper to completely ignore people just because they are. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1rag8Rh

10mins

16 Apr 2016

Rank #13

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389 MMG 3 Etiquette Faux Pas That Aren't So Bad After All

Even though I advocate all things mannerly, sometimes you have to look back at popular faux pas and revisit their validity. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1U0umxY

7mins

28 May 2016

Rank #14

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402 MMG Top 3 Etiquette Horror Stories of Summer

Not everyone's summer was filled with proper people. Here are three classic unmannerly horror stories. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d1Vmjh

11mins

17 Sep 2016

Rank #15

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353 MMG Etiquette for College Freshmen

Make sure your first year of college is not only a blast, but also handled properly … and yes, they aren't exclusive of one another. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1FhSRgS

9mins

11 Sep 2016

Rank #16

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302 MMG How To Handle A Freeloader

Unlike a friendly houseguest, a freeloader does not care about what you have going on in your life, only their comfort. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/U0QhKX

7mins

10 Jul 2016

Rank #17

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374 MMG Are You Being Shamed for Being Single? Here's What to Do

Apparently if you're single and are okay with it, people will look at you like you have two heads - both of which you should hang in shame. This is a false stigma about being single, and I for one think we need to address it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1oR2jXg

8mins

7 Feb 2016

Rank #18

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395 MMG The 3 Absolute Worst Travel Companions

Nothing like planning a weekend away with a travel companion who isn't on the same page as you but in an entirely different book for that matter. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aqvJsL

10mins

17 Jul 2016

Rank #19

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363 MMG How to Be a Proper Uber Passenger

Before you hitch a ride with an Uber car, make sure you properly understand what you're getting into. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Hv1iGO

10mins

1 Nov 2015

Rank #20