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National Author’s Day

By |2023-11-01T08:53:20-05:00November 1st, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Author Reviews and Profiles, book recommendations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, diversity, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Stress, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

National Author’s Day By Sharon Schweitzer The creator of National Author’s Day is still unknown. In 1928, Nellie Verne Burt McPherson, the president of the Bement, Illinois Women’s Club suggested setting aside a day to celebrate American authors. She was a teacher and an avid reader throughout her life. While she was recuperating in the [...]

A Novel Education – E.S. Alexander

By |2021-10-17T16:21:00-05:00October 17th, 2021|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, book recommendations, Culture|

Image: Cover design by Adrian Cheah (Penang) Headshot by Matt Brandon (Penang) October is National Book Month, a month-long celebration that focuses on the importance of reading, writing, and literature. In honor of this important month, it is fitting to invite E.S. Alexander, my co-author for Access to Asia, to return and write [...]

Introducing Intercultural Competence

By |2019-02-21T10:18:05-06:00February 20th, 2019|Author Reviews and Profiles, book recommendations, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, Culture, global competency, intercultural competence, Lifestyle, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Travel, Travel Book Recommendations|

Craig Storti, Sharon Schweitzer, and Alex Matveev by Sietar USA This 3-part blog series is a book review of Dr. Alex Matveev’s excellent book  Intercultural Competence in Organizations. Alex and I met during SIETAR USA in 2017 where we were featured as published authors. We immediately felt a Central-Eastern European bond since he [...]

Celebrate National Author’s Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:37-05:00November 1st, 2017|Author Reviews and Profiles, book recommendations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Gracious Living, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Travel Book Recommendations, US Observances|

Both fiction and nonfiction books have the potential to enrich our personal and professional lives on many levels. Here are five priceless gifts we can thank authors for on this holiday.

Short and Sweet Reads to Enlighten Your Travels Abroad

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38-05:00October 24th, 2017|book recommendations, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Gracious Living, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Travel, Travel Book Recommendations, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

Engage your mind on long haul flights. Spice up your travel with any one of these five insightful books to enhance your travel and cultural knowledge worldwide.

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