Business and the Environment

Cricket in the United States

By |2024-07-17T09:10:24-05:00July 17th, 2024|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Australia, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, Canada, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, diversity, Earth, Europe, Festival, Global, global competency, Global Traditions, Goals, Guest Blog Posts, Hosting International Visitors, Inclusion, India, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International Observances, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Olympics, Relationship Building, Relationships, South Africa, Sport Etiquette, Sports Manners, Travel, United States, US Observances|

Cricket in the United States   By Polina Anastassieva It is thought that cricket may have been invented during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald, an area of dense woodlands and clearings in south-east England. Little boys bowled into either a tree stump or a sheep pen gate. The crossbar on [...]

Marine Day in Japan

By |2024-07-15T09:58:56-05:00July 15th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, celebrations, China, Chinese Culture, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Significance of Food, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Dining, diversity, Environment, Family time, gift-giving, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Hong Kong, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, International Toasts, Japan, Korea, Korean Celebrations, Language and Culture, Legends and Myths, Lifestyle, Malaysia, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, Quality time, Relationship Building, Relationships, Singapore, Social Etiquette, South Korea, Thailand, Travel, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Marine Day in Japan   By Sharon Schweitzer   Since 2003, Marine Day in Japan has been observed on the third Monday of July. Marine Day is a Japanese national holiday that aims to thank the ocean for its bounty. Considering that Japan is a maritime nation, the country and its people are heavily dependent [...]

South Asian Heritage Month

By |2024-07-09T11:20:25-05:00July 9th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Customer Service Etiquette, diversity, Family time, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Hong Kong, Inclusion, India, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, Japan, Korea, Korean Celebrations, Language and Culture, Legends and Myths, Lifestyle, Malaysia, Myanmar, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, Relationship Building, Relationships, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Travel, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

South Asian Heritage Month By Sharon Schweitzer   South Asian Heritage Month is held annually from July 18th to August 17th to honor, recognize, and appreciate South Asian history and culture, as well as to comprehend the rich cultural legacy of countries and South Asia. It is also to better comprehend the various heritage of [...]

National Koi Day

By |2024-07-07T09:43:33-05:00July 7th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, celebrations, China, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, diversity, Environment, Family time, Festival, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Hong Kong, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, Japan, Korea, Korean Celebrations, Language and Culture, Legends and Myths, Lifestyle, Malaysia, Myanmar, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, Self-Awareness, Singapore, Social Etiquette, South Korea, Thailand, Travel, United States, US Observances|

National Koi Day By Sharon Schweitzer   National Koi Day celebrates the Japanese Koi fish and brings attention to the exotic beauty of the fish. As a symbol of courage, patience, perseverance, and strength, the Koi fish has been celebrated in the Japanese culture for centuries. The word "koi" comes from nishiki-goi, which means colored [...]

Fourth of July Quiz

By |2024-07-05T12:01:51-05:00July 5th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, diversity, Earth, Family time, Festival, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Goals, Gracious Living, Inclusion, Indigenous Peoples, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, International Toasts, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Millennials, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quality time, Quiz, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Travel, Travel Etiquette, TX Business Etiquette, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Fourth of July Quiz   By Sharon Schweitzer   With more than half of our U.S. population vaccinated in the U.S. and restrictions lifting across the country, we are looking forward to the opportunity to safely watch fireworks where it isn’t a fire hazard. We are ready for celebrations, friendships, poolside fun, and to fire [...]

Anthony Bourdain Day

By |2024-06-25T09:37:52-05:00June 25th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, Author Reviews and Profiles, avoiding international blunders, book recommendations, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, Business Etiquette, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Significance of Food, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Dining, diversity, Earth, Environment, Family time, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Etiquette, Global Tipping, Global Traditions, Goals, Gracious Living, Hong Kong, Hosting duties, Hosting International Visitors, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International History, International Observances, International Protocol, International Toasts, International Travel Tips, Italy, Japan, Korea, Language and Culture, Legends and Myths, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Myanmar, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, Quality time, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Singapore, Social Etiquette, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Travel, Travel Book Recommendations, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States, US Observances, Volunteering & Mentoring|

Anthony Bourdain Day   By Sharon Schweitzer   “Southeast Asia has a real grip on me. From the very first time I went there, it was a fulfillment of my childhood fantasies of the way travel should be.” -Anthony Bourdain   Anthony Bourdain-chef and writer, traveled the world with humility, humanity, curiosity, humor, and with [...]

International Olympic Day

By |2024-06-23T13:07:43-05:00June 23rd, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Czech Republic, diversity, Earth, Festival, Fitness & Gym Etiquette, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Goals, Greece, Hosting International Visitors, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Legends and Myths, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Olympics, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Sport Etiquette, Sweden, Travel, United States, US Observances, Volunteering & Mentoring|

International Olympic Day   By Sharon Schweitzer   In 1947, a member of the International Olympics Committee in Czechoslovakia, Dr. Josef Gruss, presented a report about World Olympic Day in Stockholm. Later in the 42nd I.O.C. Session at St Moritz in January 1948, the idea for Olympic Day was adopted. With mutual consultation, June 23rd [...]

World Day of Music

By |2024-06-21T09:12:05-05:00June 21st, 2024|'France, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Dance, diversity, Europe, Festival, France, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Observances, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Music, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quality time, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Stress, Travel, United States, US Observances|

World Day of Music   By Sharon Schweitzer   From the oldest musical instrument in the world — the Neanderthal flute, made by Neanderthals 60,000 years ago — to present-day electronic instruments, music has become a significant part of our daily lives. Other than being pleasant to listen to, music is a form of expression [...]

International Sushi Day

By |2024-06-18T08:36:31-05:00June 18th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, celebrations, Chinese Culture, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Significance of Food, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Dining, Global, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Hong Kong, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Toasts, Japan, Korea, Korean Celebrations, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Malaysia, Myanmar, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Singapore, Thailand, Travel, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

International Sushi Day   By  Sharon Schweitzer   To find the origins of sushi we must look at a dish called narezushi. Narezushi is salted fish stored in fermented rice for months at a time. Southeast Asia and Japan both had their own version of the dish, the rice was discarded and the fish was [...]

Father’s Day

By |2024-06-16T11:03:16-05:00June 16th, 2024|'France, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Etiquette, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Significance of Food, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Czech Republic, diversity, Family time, Festival, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, Interfaith, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, International Protocol, International Toasts, Italy, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Luxembourg, Mexico, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quality time, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Father’s Day   By Sharon Schweitzer   We hold an incredibly special place in our hearts for our fabulous fathers and we observe with intrigue as cultures worldwide celebrate father figures. U.S. Americans prepare to honor fathers, father-figures, and male role-models on Sunday, June 16th, 2024, and we share the unique traditions of ten countries [...]

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