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The Awkward Elevator

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Aaron Hawkins

on 15 October 2014

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Transcript of The Awkward Elevator

Elevator Etiquette
The Awkward Elevator
Stand to the right.
Acknowledge those leaving the elevator.
Acknowledge those in the elevator.
Give others as much space as possible.
Acknowledge others when leaving.
Visualize the Results
Most of our society does not know how to properly handle themselves when in or around elevators.
We can avoid awkward interactions by learning how to conduct ourselves in elevators.
True Facts:
900,000 Elevator Units in the U.S.
Average 5 people per trip
Average rise of 4 - 5 floors per trip
Average 4 trips per day, 250 days per year
True Facts That I Made Up:
85% of all elevator rides are awkward in some fashion
95% of people find awkward situations unpleasent
Wonderful elevator rides
Rule 2: Acknowledge Others
Rule 15: Respect other people's space
Works Cited
Forni, P. (2002). Choosing
National Elevator Industry Inc.
Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct. New York: St. Martin's Press
(2011). Elevator And Escalator Fun Fact. Retrieved October 12, 2014, from http://www.neii.org/presskit/pressmaster.cfm?link=7
"A greeting is a minimal yet meaningful conferral of honor on a person for just being a person." - Forni
Fox, S., & Cunningham, P. (2001).
Business etiquette for dummies. Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.
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