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Rules of Thumb for Minding Your Manners in the Workplace
From ethics columnist and Harvard lecturer Jeffrey L. Seglin, discover practical tips for succeeding professionally by succeeding socially.
Practicing business etiquette doesn’t mean pretending to be someone you’re not. Brimming with practical, up-to-date tips on minding your business manners, The Simple Art of Business Etiquette guides you through the tricky territory of office etiquette with real-life stories and workplace scenarios.
The Simple Art of Business Etiquette proves that minding your manners goes a long way toward successfully advancing your career.
What Others Are Saying:
“With a great sense of humor, sage advice and practical tips, Jeffrey Seglin reminds us to overcome the complexities of the modern workplace and get back to the basics. This helpful roadmap for succeeding in today’s world is a must read for new and seasoned professionals alike.” – Melodie Jackson, Associate Dean for Communications and Public Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
With gentle humor, keen insight, and plain common sense, Jeffrey L. Seglin offers compelling advice for acting effectively and ethically at the same time. Don’t be fooled by the focus on business etiquette. This is really a book on how to be a decent human being in every aspect of daily life. ―Kenneth Winston, Harvard University, Author of Ethics in Public Life: Good Practitioners in a Rising Asia
The Simple Art of Business Etiquette is a fun and fast guide on how to engage productively in today’s rapidly evolving workplace. This book has helpful tips for first time hires and career veterans alike. It’s an entertaining read. I highly recommend it!―Gus Tai, Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist
Seglin has written a fantastic guide for anyone facing an unreasonable boss, a tipsy holiday party crush, an intimidating salary negotiation, or just another bleary Monday―in other words, anyone navigating the contemporary workplace.―Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, Adjunct Lecturer at Harvard University, Author of Any One of Us