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How you sit matters: Send the right sign

Does your seated posture project confidence or fear; interest or apathy; sloppiness or professionalism? Etiquette expert Barbara Pachter of­­fers some tips to ensure your seated posture is sending the right message.
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Make electronic thank-yous memorable

Sending an electronic thank-you note is never quite as classy as a paper note or card, but there's one way to make your gratitude stand out: Create a memorable subject line that'll pop up impressively in their inbox. Instead of just "Thank you for your gift" or "We appreciate you going the extra mile," which sound computer-generated, try something like "Wow, did we dream that project or did you actually make it happen?" or "Help, we can't stop telling our friends about what was in that box!"

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