13 Best Conversation Etiquette Guides

List Updated June 2020

Bestselling Conversation Etiquette Guides in 2020


The Art of Civilized Conversation: A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace

The Art of Civilized Conversation: A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Conversation: How Talk Can Change Our Lives

Conversation: How Talk Can Change Our Lives
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • Used Book in Good Condition

Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time

Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • The master teacher of positive change through powerful communication, Susan Scott wants you to succeed.

The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life

The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020

The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure

The Art of Conversation: A Guided Tour of a Neglected Pleasure
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020

Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyday Use (Dover Language Guides Spanish)

Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyday Use (Dover Language Guides Spanish)
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Designed as a quick reference tool and an easy-to-use study guide, this inexpensive and up-to-date book offers fast, effective communications.
  • The perfect companion for tourists and business travelers in Spain and Latin America, it features words, phrases, and sentences that cover everything from asking directions to making reservations
  • Over 700 conveniently organized expressions include terms for modern telecommunications as well as phrases related to transportation, shopping, services, medical and emergency situations, and other common circumstances.
  • A phonetic pronunciation accompanies each phrase.

POLISH a language map®

POLISH a language map®
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020

HowFitU Round Cut CZ Flower Crown Dangle Earrings

HowFitU Round Cut CZ Flower Crown Dangle Earrings
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020

Luxurious Silverware Flatware 20 Piece Set Service for 4 Stainless Steel For Hotel Restaurants Home Kitchen

Luxurious Silverware Flatware 20 Piece Set Service for 4 Stainless Steel For Hotel Restaurants Home Kitchen
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Piece Silverware Flatware Set Service for 4, Stainless Steel New Made of high quality stainless steel with a high gloss polished finish, it features a simple and elegant design that will mix well with your existing flatware pieces.
  • Fine polishing, the top mirror polished, easy to clean, no bacteria, durable
  • Dishwasher Safe Tableware material thick, durable, hand mirror polished, feel good
  • Stainless steel cutlery cleaning method: soften when soaked in water, food residue, wipe with a soft cloth. Do not scrub with steel wool.

Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary

Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Avalon Travel Publishing

George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation (Little Books of Wisdom)

George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation (Little Books of Wisdom)
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • Applewood Books

Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results

Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020

Telephone Etiquette Guide - Customer Service and Business Productivity Training Guide - 4-page Laminated Quick Reference Guide by Permacharts

Telephone Etiquette Guide - Customer Service and Business Productivity Training Guide - 4-page Laminated Quick Reference Guide by Permacharts
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020
  • This 4-page laminated telephone etiquette quick reference learning guide is perfect for those that manage customer or train employees in the areas of customer service
  • A series of telephone tips are accompanied by a series of alternative expressions that assist anyone in making their telephone conversations a better and more meaningful communications medium. Tips and suggestions for better telephone etiquette are detailed and outlined in a easy to read format
  • Great job training aid or refresher for those that handle customer and prospect via the telephone
  • Tips on better communications and suggestion for more effective selling via the phone.

Train Etiquette: Tips for Getting Along for Efficiency

Riding the train is a great way to save money and to cut down on the amount of harmful chemicals released into the air that create an imbalance in Earth's system.

Do not stare at someone that is seated directly across from you. Many trains have awkward seating. In most cases, the seats are placed directly across from each other so that you are forced to look into the direction of the person across from you. You should avoid staring at the person across from you as this will make the person feel uncomfortable. To prevent this awkward situation pretend to look up at the train's ceiling, or pretend to read the posted ads on the train better yet, bring a book or handheld game to focus your attention on.

Do not place your bag on the empty seat next to you. You only have one rear end therefore; you should only take up one seat. It is very discourteous to block others access to a seat. Keep your belongings on the floor or place them on your lap.

Try your best to avoid stepping on sneakers and shoes. When the trains become crowded you might stumble and accidentally trample someone's fancy shoes. Accidents happen but some people do not take kindly to accidents and might curse you out. Try your best not to step on peoples' toes.

Hold onto the poles. Please do not try to defy gravity. The poles are there for your safety and convenience. You should use them to prevent yourself from falling down, or from falling on others when you have to stand up.

Get up for old/disabled people. If you are a healthy individual then you should have no problem standing up for an elder or disabled individual. Do not pretend as though you do not see the old or disabled person. Kindly get up and offer your seat. You should avoid sitting in seats that are designated for the old and disabled.

Offer pregnant moms your seat. Just as with the older people and disabled people you should extend this courtesy to pregnant moms. Pregnant moms are in a vulnerable state and it could be tragic if they were to fall and injure themselves or the baby. If you see a pregnant woman waddling onto the train and no seats are available kindly offer her your seat.

Offer moms with children your seat. If you notice that there is a small child standing with their parent because there are no seats available, offer them your seat.

Clear the space for moms with strollers. If possible scoot over to the side so that moms with strollers can easily fit onto the train.

Keep music to yourself. If you are listening to music through headphones, make sure that the music is kept at a personal level. No one wants to hear your music blasting out of your headphones.

Talk on your cell phone quietly. Don't broadcast your situation. There is no need. You will most likely lose service as you go in and out of tunnels. Instead of taking loudly on the train try texting

Don't hold conversations as though you were in an overcrowded stadium. Just as with the cell phone, if you are traveling with someone or have spotted someone that you know, talk to them in a normal tone, and don't shout. Loud voices can easily annoy people and you don't want a confrontation.

Say excuse me instead of pushing. The majority of adults have learned this as a child but you will be surprised to see how many people forget their manners when riding a crowed train.

Cover your mouth with the fold of your forearm when you sneeze or cough. Again this is common courtesy but there are many people who still refuse to cover their mouths when they sneeze or cough. Colds are communicable and the crowded trains are a great way to catch them. So do others a favor and keep your germs to a minimum.

Lastly, avoid eating if you can. Eating is prohibited on some trains and permitted on others. Not everyone likes the same type of foods and the smells of your food may be off-putting. If you can help it, try to eat when you are off of the train.