International Day of Peace

By |2023-09-21T15:36:25-05:00September 21st, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Intercultural, International History, Observances - Monthly & Daily, U.S. Holidays, United States|

International Day of Peace By Sharon Schweitzer The International Day of Peace, September 21st, was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. Two decades later, in 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and [...]

Global Company Culture Day

By |2023-09-20T13:24:44-05:00September 20th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Environment, Global Etiquette, Inclusion, intercultural competence, Language and Culture, Office Culture, Relationship Building, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Workplace Etiquette|

Global Company Culture Day By Sharon Schweitzer Every September 18th, Global Company Culture Day is observed to emphasize the significance of fostering a positive and productive work environment. This day, established by the Global Company Culture Association in 2019, encourages businesses and leaders to prioritize the values, attitudes, and behaviors that shape their organization’s culture. [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month

By |2023-09-15T12:15:12-05:00September 15th, 2023|Brazil, Central America, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, diversity, Global Celebrations, Inclusion, Intercultural, International Observances, Language and Culture, Mexico, Observances - Monthly & Daily, South America, Spain, U.S. Holidays, United States|

Hispanic Heritage Month By Sharon Schweitzer Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval [...]

Celebrating National Rice Month

By |2023-09-13T14:37:09-05:00September 13th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, China, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Dining, Global Celebrations, Hong Kong, India, International Holidays, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States|

Celebrating National Rice Month By Sharon Schweitzer The history of National Rice Month which is celebrated in September, started in 1991, when President George H.W. Bush designated the month as such. The president and the United States Rice Federation came to an agreement to celebrate and recognize the usage of the grain in our daily [...]

United Nations South-South-Cooperation

By |2023-09-12T12:10:41-05:00September 12th, 2023|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, Global, Global Celebrations, Inclusion, Observances - Monthly & Daily|

United Nations South-South-Cooperation Day By Sharon Schweitzer This year’s theme for the United Nations Day is “Solidarity, Equity and Partnership: Unlocking South-South Cooperation to Achieve the SDGs”. The UN history of South-South cooperation dates back to 1949 with the establishment of the first UN technical aid programme by the Economic and Social Council and the [...]

International Sudoku Day

By |2023-09-08T13:49:43-05:00September 8th, 2023|Asian Pacific, Cross-Cultural, France, Hong Kong, International Holidays, Japan, U.S. Holidays|

  International Sudoku Day By Sharon Schweitzer For all of the Sudoku enthusiasts out there, you will notice the significance behind this holiday’s date. The goal of the Sudoku game is to fill a 9×9 grid so that each column, row, and 3×3 sub-grid contains all the digits from 1 to 9.  In 1892, the [...]

Office Holiday Party Etiquette Tips 2022

By |2022-11-21T13:45:07-06:00November 21st, 2022|celebrations, Holiday Season|

By Sharon Schweitzer Many of us can use a refresher on attending office holiday gatherings. It may have been a minute since you attended holiday festivities. Keep in mind that excess celebration can become unfortunate fodder for stories the next day. You want to avoid being an infamous legend for future parties. Are you up [...]

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