Civility at Work

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  • Kids rewarded for behavior at Kitsap eatery
    To Laura King, her three children were acting normally while enjoying dinner at an Italian restaurant in their hometown in Kitsap County. But staffers of the restaurant Sogno di Vino in Poulsbo were so impressed with her children’s table manners during ... read more
  • Has Teaching Good Manners to Our Children Become Old-Fashioned?
    Besides, society is less formal now, so isn't teaching children manners old-fashioned? Like everything else with parenting ... good behavior. When kids see real tablecloths and napkins, a cordial atmosphere and other diners practicing good etiquette ... read more
  • 7 Ways To Boost Employee Morale
    "If an employee works better in groups or with flexible work schedules, encourage this behavior. If they are the loner type, that’s okay, too. Don’t force them to change how they perform; it’s essentially ingrained in them and will likely backfire ... read more
  • Bonnie the Bull Terrier and Porter the Pitbull: Dog Park Pals or Not?
    (Find out more about the impulsivity research in newsletter 7). So how do you know if your dog’s is exhibiting behavior that may put him at risk. Here’s a video of Bonnie the Bull Terrier and Porter the Pitbull and see what you think. The answer is ... read more
  • How Leaders Are Using Games to Drive Behavioral Change
    That means sustainable behavior change. And, how do we change behavior? “Tell them to do it, or else!” (Uh oh. Sounds like we just regressed fifty years!) There is a better way: games. Games are fun. Games allow people to achieve a feeling of ... read more
  • Get Civil: The Office isn’t Your Living Room
    Etiquette ... believe that civility has deteriorated over the past few years. In the survey, respondents rated the level of incivility in the workplace at 31% and 34% reported that they have personally experienced incivility at work. ... read more
  • Vante CFO Adam Smith fired for rude behavior at Chick-fil-A
    we also expect our company officers to behave in a manner commensurate with their position and in a respectful fashion that conveys these values of civility with others. “We hope that the general population does not hold Mr. Smith’s actions against ... read more
  • When Kids Want to Get On Facebook, There’s Only One Thing a Parent Can Do.
    Hart’s school teaches children and parents on issues such as bullying ... Part of Hannah’s digital training involves basic etiquette and manners, as well as avoiding online drama. But they’re also trying to educate her about digital footprints ... read more
  • Rudeness is the new normal
    Only 17 percent of Americans have not experienced uncivil behavior in their own lives, with our most frequent encounters occurring while driving (60 percent) and shopping (49 percent). Some 34 percent of us experience uncivil behavior at work, and 28 ... read more
  • In Theory: Is America becoming less civil?
    Weeks quotes Lisa Gache, the co-founder of Beverly Hills Manners, who blames today's casual attitudes for the decrease in manners. “Casual conversation, casual dress and casual behavior ... parenting, the trend of avoiding any discipline and letting ... read more
  • Beware The Self-Righteous Fool
    Self-righteous: Confident of one’s own righteousness, especially when smugly moralistic and intolerant of the opinions and behavior of others. ( How should we deal with self-righteous people at work? I’ve reached the conclusion that we ... read more
  • Modern Etiquette: The 10 Commandments of Business Behavior
    To this columnist, it means following: the Ten Commandments of Business Behavior. They are ... KIND is the only four-letter word for the workplace. Don't accept vulgarity, poor grammar and slang as your personal standards. They are three of the top ... read more
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