Follow these rules and you'll be less likely to embarrass yourself at the next office party:


1. How many drinks should I have? No more than 3 drinks over the span of an afternoon.

2. What should I wear? Dress to impress while being conservative.

3. Should I be fashionably late? No arrive in the first 30 minutes.

4. What if I'm not very social? Step outside your comfort zone and try to stay off your phone.

5. Can I bring a plus one? Go solo or with a colleague of the same sex.

6. Don't forget to show thanks - be sure to thank your boss's before you leave.