National Review | Hudson: Why Good Manners Matter

Published on: April 27, 2016

Writing in National Review, Lexi Hudson explores how developed social skills translates to increased socioeconomic opportunities:

““Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot,” said Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who rose from humble beginnings to the nation’s highest court. The “fine art of getting along,” as Dale Carnegie famously called it in How to Win Friends and Influence People, may be the form of “capital” that is most readily teachable. An education in social skills could be an effective way to overcome social inequalities.”