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.
A colleague losing their job is never a fun moment. No matter if you're the boss making the announcement or ...Read More
You only have a few seconds to make a good first impression on a phone call. Make sure you are ...Read More
Gracefully removing yourself from a project is possible, and the others involved will continue with it. There are personal and ...Read More
In the Social section, everything revolves around the many everyday situations in which questions arise about how to deal with our fellow human beings.
The internet is full of stories of people dishing out petty revenge after someone takes their spot or blocks their ...Read More
If you're planning a hen night or another party, how do you say everyone pays for themselves? Asking might make ...Read More
Anyone can call your phone at any time. Your voicemail message is like a virtual assistant, standing in your place ...Read More
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.
Whenever you're planning to host a birthday party or any other type of celebration, it's likely that your guests may ...Read More
When someone is humming around you, the noise can quickly become so annoying that you can't think straight anymore. Of ...Read More
If you're in a situation where you hire a photographer but may not like the finished product, then you're in ...Read More
Under the heading Discomforts, you will find solutions for delicate situations that are unpleasant for you but can be mastered with the proper formulations.
A bachelorette party is one of the most significant events of your life. It signals your transition from being a ...Read More
We’ve all had that experience. You walk into someone’s house and within minutes you notice a horrid odor. Their cats’ ...Read More
Taking pictures is something that people like doing a lot. It's a practice that's common today because of technology. With ...Read More
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.
If you're trying to schedule a business meeting, you may have wondered which day of the week would be best ...Read More
Thanks to technology, virtual meetings save time. They ensure people can connect at a given time from locations all over ...Read More
Is it rude to call someone dude? We asked 105 people in the US and about a third of the ...Read More
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.