We share instructions on politely handling everyday interpersonal challenges. The project started as an internal collection of the employees of IdeeOle and is now a publicly available resource that we expand whenever we learn something new.
Under Business, you will find everything about work, everyday office life, and dealing with business partners.
Polite Ways To Say Someone Was Fired
How To Politely Start A Phone Call
How to Gracefully Remove Yourself from a Project
In the Social section, everything revolves around the many everyday situations in which questions arise about how to deal with our fellow human beings.
How To Politely Ask Someone To Move Their Car
How Do You Say Everyone Pays For Themselves?
What to Say in a Personal Voicemail Greeting
The Courtesy section is dedicated to situations where we want to convey a message to others while ensuring that it is not perceived as rude or disrespectful.
How To Ask For Gift Cards On An Invitation
How To Politely Tell Someone To Stop Humming
How To Ask A Photographer To Adjust Photos?
Under the heading Discomforts, you will find solutions for delicate situations that are unpleasant for you but can be mastered with the proper formulations.
How To Politely Ask For Money For A Bachelorette Party
How To Tell Someone Their House Smells Bad
How to Tell Someone to Stop Taking Pictures of You
We regularly conduct surveys on current issues in interpersonal communication and on preferences in business life.
From this, we can deduce, for example, what time is best for a meeting or whether some behavior might be perceived as impolite.
[Survey Result] Best Day for a Business Meeting
[Survey] Is It Rude to Turn Off the Camera in a Virtual Meeting?
Is It Rude To Call Someone “Dude”?
Meet the Team
Katie is a senior author at everyday-courtesy.com, focusing on marketing and psychology.
MattAuthor & Public Speaking Coach
Matt is responsible for the empirical surveys at everyday-courtesy.com.
SophieAuthor & Freelance Speechwriter
Sophie is a freelance author and is responsible for the Social and Courtesy sections.