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Essential Manners for Men 2nd Edition What to Do, When to Do It, and Why

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ISBN-10: 0062080415

ISBN-13: 9780062080417

Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Post

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“In the world of Jackass, Maxim, and The Man Show, men should welcome this book. It’s refreshing to have another voice.”—Andy Spade, CEO and Creative Director, Kate Spade LLC“A helpful manners survival guide for figuring out those sticky everyday situations.”—Joshua Piven, coauthor of The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival HandbookThe name “Emily Post” is synonymous with etiquette, good manners, and decorum—and, with this newly revised and updated 2nd Edition of the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, Peter Post, Emily Post’s great-grandson and director of The Emily Post Institute, once again does the great lady proud. In this invaluable handbook, Post addresses the topics men…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/8/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Peter Post is the great-grandson of Emily Post and the managing director of The Emily Post Institute. As creator of the Emily Post Business Etiquette seminars, he leads business seminars for companies both in the United States and abroad. Author of the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men , he writes a weekly question-and-answer business etiquette advice column, "Etiquette at Work," that appears in the Boston Sunday Globe .

Preface: Men Want Answers
Introduction: They Just Snickered
Daily Life
The "E" Word
Etiquette Is …
Being Inconsiderate and Being Disrespectful Go Hand in Hand
The Top Three Issues in Daily Life
Bad Habits Lead the List
Making a Mess and Not Helping to Clean Up Matters-a Lot
Acting in a Superior Manner Is Really Frustrating
Other Annoying Behaviors
The Top Three Most Impressive Things Men Do in Daily Life
Other Hot Spots
Seeing the Man in the Mirror
Sharing the Load
"What TV Show Are We Going to Watch?"
The Telephone
Passing Gas
Scratching What Itches
Attire
Hygiene
Pet Problems
When You're Not the Problem
Two Rooms That Can make or Break Your home Life
Clean Kitchen, Warm Heart
The Battle of the Bathroom
How Others View Us
Smoking
Chewing Gum
Spitting
Who Cut the Cheese?
Swearing
Women Swear and Men Gossip
A Man and His Car
Driver's Ed-iquette
"Don't Worry-I Know How to Get There"
In-Person Communication
La La Land
Quality of Voice
Listening Skills
Topics
Jokes
The Importance of Nonverbal Cues
Telephone Communication
Volume Control
A Revealing Question
The Cell/Smartphone
You Are What You Write-Warts and All
The Handwritten Note
The Stationery Drawer
E-mail Hell
Six Tips for E-mail Success
Texting: Danger, Danger, Danger
Meeting and Greeting
Greeting People
The All-Important Handshake
Making Introductions
Mr. and Mrs. or John and Mary?
Tipping 101
Appropriate Tips for Business and Professional Services
Tipping at Restaurants
Holiday Tipping
Tipping When Traveling
Working Out, or, Lost in Your Own Thoughts
Leaving a Pool of Sweat
The Unwanted Stare
Grunting
The "I'm More Important Than You Are" Syndrome
Hitting on Women in Midworkout
Your Personal Trainer Is a Person
Class Courtesy
the sporting life: on the field and in the stands
It's Okay to Want to Win
Do the Little Things That Matter
Cheatin� Charlie and Sandbagger Stan-The Scourge of the Course
Friendship vs. Changing the Foursome
A Friendly Wager
The Golden Rule of Spectating: Keep It Positive
Referees Are People Too
Parents and Kids
So Now You're a Dad!
Sharing the Responsibility
Coaching Your Own Kids
Spectating at Your Kids' Sports Events
The Soccer Dad
Social Life
The Best and the Worst in social Life
The Most Impressive Thing Men Do: Use Good Manners
The Ideal Escort: Appreciative and Attentive
Dressing Smart, Smelling Fresh, Looking Good
Acting in a Superior Way-Men at Their Worst
Foul Language Foul
Dating-Just You and Her
Just You and Her
Remembering and Celebrating Special Occasions
The Importance of Flowers
Opening Doors
The Revolving Door Dilemma
Helping Her with Her Coat
Walking Together
Standing
Who Pays?
To Flirt or Not to Flirt?
On the Town
Sharing Expenses
Bar Etiquette
The Etiquette of Splitting the Bill
Small Grossnesses
The Good Guest
The Invitation
At the Party
The Hostess Gift
Thank You
entertaining at home 1
Cleaning Up-The Right Way
The K.I.S.S. School of Home Entertaining
The K.I.S.S. Meal Plan
Last-Minute Details
The Good Host
Potluck or Group Parties
Dinnertime
The Three Most-Asked Questions About Table Manners
A Quick Journey Through a Formal Dinner
During the Meal
At Dinner's End
The Houseguest from Hell
The Etiquette of Visiting: Be Clean and Helpful-and Share the Remote!
The Five Keys to a Successful Visit
Meeting the Parents
Social Media
Social Networking
The World of Online Dating
Online Gaming
The Big Day: The Wedding
The Guest: When You Are Invited
The Groom
Other Manly Roles at a Wedding
On the Job
Top Three Issues for Work Life
The Three Most Annoying Issues in Work Life
Things Men Do Well in Work Life
Business Runs on Relationships
How Others See You
Coping with Layoffs
Five Cardinal Rules for your Job Interview
Don't Be Late
Be Prepared
Dress One Notch Up
Smile, Speak Clearly, and Look Your Interviewer in the Eye
Thank Them Twice
Five Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer
Five Questions to Ask During an Interview
Beware Your Online Presence
Building Better Relationships
Negative Behaviors Hurt Relationships
Choosing to Get Along
Office Communications
Face-to-Face
Business Phone Etiquette
Voice Mail
The Cell/Smartphone
E-mail
Letters and Memos
Everyday Business Manners
Gender-Neutral Business
Around the Office
Hygiene
Clothing
Business Social Events
The Business Social Mixer
The Business Meal
Afterword
Acknowledgments
Index