Austin

National Girlfriends Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:21+00:00July 30th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Culture, Intercultural, Relationship Building, Relationships, Women in Business|

  The Women We Appreciate The Most; How to Celebrate Them “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.”  - Zig Ziglar August 1st, a day to remember why we should be grateful [...]

Celebrating Tribes at Powwows

By |2018-10-11T14:54:34+00:00November 21st, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Gracious Living, Indigenous Peoples, Lifestyle, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States|

In Austin, Texas a powwow occurred on November 4, 2017 and our intern Esther Sanchez attended. Here she shares her observations and we share cultural insight.

The Cultural Significance of Ramen

By |2018-10-11T14:54:37+00:00October 27th, 2017|Austin, Bridging the Cultural Divide, China, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Significance of Food, Culture, Dining, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Hong Kong, Lifestyle, South Korea|

Ramen has a deep-rooted cultural significance, which adds to its delicious taste as a fulfilling meal. Visit a nearby ramen shop or restaurant to fully appreciate the historical and cultural significance behind every bite.

World Tourism Day: Making the Most of International Experiences

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42+00:00September 27th, 2017|Africa, Asia, Austin, Australia, Brazil, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Canada, Central America, China, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, Culture, Czech Republic, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, global competency, Gracious Living, Gulf City, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Middle East, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, South America, South Korea, Thailand, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States, US Observances|

With so many destinations offering diverse cultural experiences, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for making the most of international trips. Nevertheless, ensuring that you travel with an open mind and a desire to grow is the most important part of any itinerary. In honor of World Tourism Day on September 27, enjoy these four tips to maximize your cultural immersion and create lifelong memories.

Texas Business Etiquette: 5 Tips for Business Travelers

By |2018-10-11T14:54:46+00:00July 19th, 2017|Austin, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, TX Business Etiquette, United States|

Adjusting to Texan culture can be tricky; for some non-natives, our brand of Southern Hospitality and Texas-sized state pride may seem unfamiliar or overwhelming. These five insights will help you feel right at home.

Trading Tires: 5 Tips for National Bike to Work Week

By |2018-10-11T14:54:51+00:00May 16th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Cross-Cultural, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Sport Etiquette, United States, US Observances|

Before you hit the pedals check out these 4 tips for making National Bike to Work Week a success.

Honoring Our Environment in April: Keep America Beautiful Month

By |2018-10-11T14:54:54+00:00April 7th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Cross-Cultural, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, United States, US Observances|

5 ways to honor the environment and appreciate our natural wonders

What SXSW Volunteers & Ground Control Wants You to Know

By |2018-10-11T14:54:56+00:00February 26th, 2017|Austin, Cross-Cultural, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Music, SXSW, Travel, United States|

While you’re enjoying the positive vibes and lively atmosphere, observe the local customs. Here are do’s and don’ts to help guide your musical manners day and night.