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54 Golden Nuggets: The Best of the Telephone Doctor by Nancy Friedman

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R U Rude?

It seems as though everyone has something they consider to be rude. To some, it’s something someone says. To others, it’s something someone did. Or maybe it’s what wasn’t said or what wasn’t done. It happens all the time.

Nancy’s Personal Top 10 Rude List

1.   Not returning a phone call or having it returned on your behalf. This is the absolute king of the rudes. Certainly we all get a lot of calls. (In most cases that’s a good thing. Think of what would happen if your phone never rang.) But when someone asks for a return phone call and it’s ignored, that is rude! OK, OK, there are folks I don’t relish talking with, too. But I have the call returned on my behalf and handled that way. If it’s someone I don’t want to hear from again and ...

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