By Randy | June 11, 2007
Teaching etiquette in an age of e-mails and texting
By Kathy Hall
For etiquette expert Laurajane Wikoff, good manners are more than knowing the proper use of a dinner napkin.
They are an antidote to the stresses of today’s hectic, computer-focused lifestyle and a crucial component of social, interpersonal and business success.
“We are a very rude culture because we are very fast,” explained the Little Silver resident. “Today kids are on computers all the time; they have no interaction with humans. You go to a bank and interact with a machine. People don’t say ‘excuse me’ or ‘thank you.’ They don’t look at you when they shake your hand. ‘You’re welcome’ doesn’t exist anymore.” –read more…
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