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How to Talk About Yourself on a Date

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Congratulations! You’ve got yourself a date. Your look is on lock. You’re ready with witty banter, a thoughtful take on the state of the economy, and a working knowledge of how to navigate a wine list. Are you ready, though, to talk about yourself? How you talk about yourself on an early-in-the-game date says a lot – and I don’t mean just the answers themselves (you’re from Indiana, originally, and went to school in the south, yada yada). What you say and how you say it gives your date a peek into your psyche. Kind of nerve-wracking, right?! Being authentic while also putting...

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Table Manners – Ultimate Guide to Dining Etiquette

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We begin our periodic series Rules of Civility with a detailed guide to table manners & etiquette in informal dining events.   The Importance of Learning Proper Table Manners At any age, regardless of your station in life or your salary, table manners are essential for two reasons. One is to make others comfortable. How many of us have been forced to dine with someone who may have filthy hands, coughs all over the food and forces us to observe the as yet undigested bits of their food as they roll around gobs of food in their open mouths? Would we wish to visit...

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3 Ways you Might be Acting like a Jerk to Women at Work and Don’t Know It

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CHECK YOURSELF FOR THESE “GOOD GUY” BLIND SPOTS Ever wonder what women at work really think about you? — With recent news about women enduring sexual harassment and even sexual assault by men in powerful positions, it’s easy to pat yourself on the back and say, “I’m not like that; I’m a good guy. I know how to act at work with women.” And chances are, you are. Good, I mean. You read Style Girlfriend because you want to make more intentional, thoughtful choices in your life – from what you wear, to how you travel, to the way you move through...

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7 Style Tips for Shorter Guys

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ADVICE FOR 30 MILLION MEN UNDER 5'8" Here’s a secret about shopping: everyone thinks they alone have a weird-shaped body that makes shopping off the rack totally impossible. IT’S TRUE! So take some comfort knowing you’ve got company, whatever your style woes. Whether you have soccer player thighs, a super-skinny neck, extra inches around your waist, or find yourself taller or shorter than average, there’s something about you that makes shopping off the rack feel particularly painful. Take, for instance, guys who are not so tall. A full third of the male population stands 5’8” or under (that’s 30 million guys in the U.S. alone!), but the...

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Svensk Entreprenör Donerar Hela Sin Förmögenhet Till Det Svenska Folket

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En svensk affärsman har donerat mer än 245 miljoner dollar för att hjälpa det svenska folket, särskilt inom vården. Hans välgörande gärning kommer inte bara hjälpa människor i Sverige, utan även mänskligheten som helhet. Hans donering av 2 miljarder kronor till cancerforskning markerar en av de största enskilda gåvorna genom tiderna. Bengt Sjöberg, som ursprungligen är från Lysekil, Sverige, men för närvarande bor i Hong Kong, har grundat Sjöbergstiftelsen.   Gärningen sporrades av hans egna personliga problem, när Bengt Sjöberg, 66, fick diagnosen lungcancer i början av året. Han har sagt att han framför allt hoppas på att stiftelsens pengar...

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