Urban Etiquette

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Urban Etiquette

Ellen Vanstone answers your questions about the annoying behaviours, poor manners and impatient encounters that dot the days of a city dweller.

Here’s how you politely tell him, 'I'm not your secretary,' and you’d prefer not to be treated like one: You open your mouth and politely say those exact words.

How do I avoid getting saddled with emotional labour at work?

Here’s how you politely tell him, 'I'm not your secretary,' and you’d prefer not to be treated like one: You open your mouth and politely say those exact words.