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6 Rules of Being an Effective Social Climber

If you’re not one of the rich and famous, here’s how you can at least act like you are!

We can’t all be born with silver spoons in our mouths and this is nothing to be ashamed of. But just because we’re not filthy rich, that doesn’t mean we can’t fit into the social circles of those who are rich. So if you want to wiggle your way into rubbing elbows with people who make more dough that you can imagine, here’s how you can pull that off without embarrassing yourself.

1. Be polite and well-mannered.

Be as refined as you can be with your gestures and words. Don’t be brash and loud-mouthed, as this will only make the more genteel types be wary of you. Instead, be as polite as you can be (without being over the top!), and make sure your movements are as refined as possible.

2. Be on time.

Time is the one thing money can’t buy, which is why rich folk value it above all else. So always make sure you arrive for your appointments on time, as being punctual can also be a sign of good manners and therefore a good background.

3. Know whatever's worth knowing.

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If you want to fit into polite society and the people in the social circle you’re trying to infiltrate are into the arts, have at least some background information on this. If they’re into wining and dining, read up on food and how to pronounce fancy French dishes. Being ignorant about these things will instantly make you seem like an outsider.

4. No money talk!

This includes talking about your salary, how much your car payments are, and what you would consider “extravagant.” If the social circle you want to get into don’t care about that sort of thing, then great! But if you suddenly blurt out how much you pay for rent when you’re around snooty rich types, they might be appalled at what you consider expensive!

5. Don't tell them everything.


The rich tend to keep private matters private, so it’s best if you do the same. Spewing too many details about your life may make them think you’re trying to hard to get them to like you or be impressed by you, and might then lead them to avoid you.

6. Have a hobby.

The rich tend to have interesting, yet sometimes obscure, hobbies. Hobbies show that your life doesn’t just revolve around working to make money and resting from all the work you’ve been doing. So if they ask what you were up to over the weekend, make sure you have an interesting hobby to talk about like tennis, watercolor painting or visiting museums.

You’d be surprised at how well you can fit into polite society if you take note of these tips!

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25 Incredible Parenting Hacks To Make Life With Kids Easier

Find out how these parents made their life a little easier with these brilliant baby hacks.

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Having a baby in the house can be a delightful yet shackling experience. Babies seem to see everything they can reach - or not reach - as a challenge. If you put something out of their reach; they'll adorably squish or stumble their cute round baby heads in tiny spots and high places just to reach it. We live in a world that is not safe, where everything we do should be done with caution, especially when it comes to kids.

Kids are naturally curious; one moment they are happily playing in the living room and the next you panic because you can't see them. The result is that parents can't do house chores because they need to keep their children within their sight. Have you ever had the same problem? What did you do? Here are some tips that you might want to try:

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14 Hairstyles That Can Be Done in 3 Minutes

Hairstyling has never been this easy…

The hair is one's crowning glory. For girls, it's one that reflects one's personality and fashion sense. If you have long hair, you know how hard it is to find time to keep it always neat, washed and arranged.

For some people, it may take a long period before they can get the hairstyle they want. To save you from the painstaking hairstyling problem, here are easy hairstyles you can do in just three minutes.

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80 Best Life Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

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It appears that the quest for achieving peak productivity is now similar to a religion. Otherwise, life hacks would not exist. And these are probably one of the things people love the most about the internet. They are basically short tips and/or tutorials designed to make our busy lives a little bit easier. From using clips to organize USB cords to applying beeswax on shoes to make them waterproof, they all make a huge difference in this world.

Obviously, you want to learn some quick and easy life hacks, especially the ones that are low-cost and save you time. Well, you have come to the right place. Elite Readers has compiled a list of life hacks perfect for your daily life. And, as mentioned above, they can really make your life easier.

Scroll down below and make sure you keep them in mind. You are welcome!

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