There are many well-known rules of manners and etiquette that we follow every day. These courtesies show we have respect and affection for others, and they are often the key to professional success and meaningful personal relationships. But there is one often-repeated rule we can revisit: “Don’t ever discuss politics and religion.” Is there ever an exception?
Last month while I was in New York for Fashion Week, I managed to set aside some personal time to hang out with friends and explore the city. I'm known amongst my friends to have a notorious sweet tooth, so when a friend suggested we meet up at Doughnut Plant in Chelsea, I was all for it.