Two words: air time. No one likes a boor who dominates the conversation. We know you’re passionate, and we love that about you, but make sure to listen as much as you talk. And practice empathy. You’ll live longer. 

As you make your way home to see family and friends this holiday season, politics around the dinner table can be a tricky time to navigate. Fortunately, the McCain Institute’s Mavericks Needed initiative has you covered.

To thank those who have taken the Mavericks Needed pledge, we are releasing a 10-part guide to keep the holiday season civil. Packed with tips to keep the conversation friendly and to stand up for decency, this is a must-have for the coming days and weeks.

Make sure to take the Mavericks pledge, and get your guide to navigating the holidays.