Charm School for Your Career

Poor social skills holding you back? Here are seven valuable lessons.

Joe Clueless (a real person whose name I've changed to protect the guilty) is smart, handsome and hardworking. Yet he's been let go many times from corporate jobs and now, at 45, is a substitute teacher. What got in the way of a promising career? He rubbed people the wrong way.

If only he had attended charm school.

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Marty Nemko
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