Essential Manners for Men

Essential Manners for Men : What to Do, When to Do It, and Why

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"In the world of Jackass, Maxim, and The Man Show, men should welcome this book. It's refreshing to have another voice."-Andy Spade, CEO and Creative Director, Kate Spade LLC"A helpful manners survival guide for figuring out those sticky everyday situations."-Joshua Piven, coauthor of The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival HandbookThe name "Emily Post" is synonymous with etiquette, good manners, and decorum-and, with this newly revised and updated 2nd Edition of the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, Peter Post, Emily Post's great-grandson and director of The Emily Post Institute, Inc., once again does the great lady proud. In this invaluable handbook, Post addresses the topics men really need to master to succeed in business and in life-how to act and to conduct themselves in a plethora of common and not so common circumstances in the office, at a wedding, on social media, when dating, etc. Essential Manners for Men, 2nd Edition is a book that belongs on the shelves of every man and the woman who loves him.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 132 x 208 x 22mm | 240.4g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • William Morrow Paperbacks
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • Black and White Line Art throughout
  • 0062080415
  • 9780062080417
  • 187,342

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In Essential Manners for Men, etiquette expert Peter Post tackles the issues of real concern for today's man, enabling him to make the right decisions about what to do and say in every situation that counts, whether in daily life, social life, or on the job. Sharp, savvy, and sensible--filled with accessible sidebars, tips, and stories from the author's own experiences--this classic New York Times bestselling handbook has been updated to reflect the realities of our modern times with all new material, including:

Social media: social networking, gaming, and the world of online datingCommunication in person: greetings, handshakes, and how to make the all-important good first impressionCommunication on-the-go: texting, e-mailing, and using smart phonesLife changes: dealing with bumps in the road, from divorce to layoffsWeddings: the man's role, from groom to best man to usher, and the changing nature of the bachelor partyEntertaining, dining, tippingAlso: Sportsmanship - Parenting - Sharing living space with a roommate, spouse, or significant other - Navigating the business dinner - Throwing a great party or being a perfect guest . . . and much more.
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About Peter Post

Peter Post, great-grandson of Emily Post and a passionate golfer, is the author of the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, Essential Manners for Couples, The Etiquette Advantage in Business (with Anna Post, Lizzie Post, and Daniel Post Senning), and his weekly business etiquette column Etiquette at Work in the Boston Globe. The father of two grown daughters, he lives with his wife in Vermont.
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