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Bad Social Skills Can Be Criminal!

Bad social skills can be considered criminal! Kirsty Sharman, a twenty-six-year old resident of Staffordshire, England has pleaded guilty to a public order offense after displaying terrible social skills. Sadly, Sharman’s actions prove…
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Become a Children's Social Skills Trainer

Why do so many people settle for mediocre work that leaves them bored, uninspired and unfulfilled? What about you? Are you excited to wake up each day or are your days a grind? Are you making your short time on the planet meaningful? Does your…
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Five Tips for Expressing Opinions Politely

Teaching elementary and middle school aged children social skills is more crucial today than ever before. One recent survey shows that seventy-seven percent of people polled think social skills are worse now than they were just twenty years…
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Modern Etiquette Makes Kind People

I was introduced to a lovely woman recently by a friend. My friend, who knows me well, threw into the introduction the fact that I write modern etiquette programs and curriculums. Lo and behold, the same thing that always happened, happened… When…
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Five Great Social Skills Books that Put the Story First

Thank goodness for talented authors who write to entertain, enlighten, educate and enrich children. There is nothing that will stretch a child’s imagination and hopefully teach important social skills lessons like a clever, exciting and well-written…
Etiquette experts are responsible for outlining etiquette rules for new gadgets and toys.
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Is That Behavior Acceptable or Unacceptable?

A survey asked young adults about some common public behaviors. Respondents were asked, "Do you think that behavior is acceptable or unacceptable?" The following animation provides the results of the survey. As you watch ask yourself, "How would…
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Listen Like You Mean It Infographic

We've all been there. We start a conversation with someone and are upset to see that the person is clearly not listening. Not paying attention when someone is speaking not only demonstrates poor social skills, it is hurtful and makes us feel…
Presidents must be role models of good social skills
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A President's Social Skills Matter

You need a healthy ego to consider yourself worthy to be the President of the United States of America. How many of us believe we have the smarts, temperament, resilience, education, energy, sophistication, negotiating skills, diplomacy,…
Noah gains insights about important life skills topic
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Make Your Bed Everyday

Make Your Bed Noah! Guest blogger, Noah (my eldest), will provide a book review and thoughts about the simple yet powerful life skill, making the bed. Take it away Noah! Hello! My name is Noah. I am fifteen and proud to be…
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The Pros and Cons of the Fidget Spinner

Fidget Spinner Etiquette Fidget spinners are a hit!  They currently occupy every spot in Amazon's twenty top-selling toys. Kids love fidget spinners but the same can't be said for adults. Teachers complain that they are a major distraction…