Celebrating World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film

By |2024-03-11T14:43:44-05:00March 11th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, Lifestyle, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Morocco, Muslim Culture and Traditions, Observances - Monthly & Daily, United States|

Celebrating World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film By Sharon Schweitzer When words evade us, art can help fill in the gaps. On March 11,World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film will be celebrated worldwide. Seven years ago, Javaid Mohammed created this holiday to bring awareness to the Islamic faith. Through an artistic lens, [...]

Mastering the Art of Conversation

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Mastering the Art of Conversation   By Sharon Schweitzer Here are some tips in order for you to have a productive and positive conversation, regardless of what topic you are discussing. To begin, self reflect on what is my goal or purpose for the conversation? What do I hope to accomplish? What is an ideal [...]

National Proof Reading Day

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National Proof Reading Day   By Sharon Schweitzer U.S. National Proofreading Day is celebrated annually on March 8th. This day is dedicated to promoting and encouraging error-free writing. The aim of this day is to raise awareness about the importance of proofreading and to encourage everyone to take the time to ensure that their writing [...]

National Grammar Day

By |2024-03-12T14:09:32-05:00March 4th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, avoiding international blunders, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global, global competency, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

National Grammar Day   By Sharon Schweitzer National Grammar Day is observed across the United States each year on March 4th. The observance encourages the use of correct grammar in both verbal and written language.  Grammar is a vital part of communication, as the inclusion or exclusion of certain grammatical elements can completely change the [...]

Women’s History Month

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Women’s History Month   By Sharon Schweitzer Women’s History Month began as a local celebration in Santa Rosa, California. The Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women planned and executed a “Women’s History Week” celebration in 1978. The organizers selected the week of March 8 to correspond with [...]

National Women Inventors Month

By |2024-03-12T14:11:30-05:00February 27th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global, global competency, Goals, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Technology/Gear, United States, US Observances, Women in Business, Women in the Workforce|

National Women Inventors Month   By Sharon Schweitzer Women inventors have been saving our lives since before the 1700s. However, before then, women were not allowed to own property or apply for U.S. patents to copyright or trademark their work. Women often had to apply for patents using their husbands’ names, but that all changed [...]

International Mother Language Day

By |2024-03-12T14:12:05-05:00February 21st, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, diversity, Global, global competency, Global Traditions, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Lifestyle, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, Relationships, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

International Mother Language Day   By Sharon Schweitzer   UNESCO first established International Mother Language in 1999. The first inaugural celebration was held in 2000. This annual commemoration began as a tribute to the Bengali Language Movement, which sought to recognize Bengali as the official language of modern-day Bangladesh. Historically, this region was considered part [...]

National Leadership Day

By |2024-03-12T14:12:44-05:00February 20th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Earth, Environment, Global, global competency, Goals, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International Observances, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quality time, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Strategic Planning, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Volunteering & Mentoring|

National Leadership Day By  Sharon Schweitzer   National Leadership Day is set aside to acknowledge the power of leadership. Every year, on February 20th, we recognize the impact that leaders make in people's lives as they seek to develop themselves and others. The Maxwell Leadership Enterprise founded National Leadership Day in 2021 to recognize what [...]

National Time Management Month

By |2024-03-12T14:13:39-05:00February 15th, 2024|Cross-Cultural|

National Time Management Month By Sharon Schweitzer   National Time Management Month is celebrated during February each year. February is the perfect month to take stock of your time management skills and check if they align with your New Year’s resolutions and goals. Time management is not as complex or difficult as it seems. With [...]

Black History Month

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Black History Month By Sharon Schweitzer   Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other [...]

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