Dining

Hope You Have a Rice Day! Celebrating National Rice Month

By |2018-10-11T14:54:18+00:00September 17th, 2018|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, Bridging the Cultural Divide, China, Chinese Culture, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Dining, Intercultural, International Holidays, Japan|

  Rice Field Ha Giang Rice Terraces Vietnam by Maxpixel While National Rice Month is a U.S. celebration, this holiday celebrates the small grain that is responsible of feeding and nurturing more than half the world’s population. No matter your geographical location, income or cultural background, rice is a dish to [...]

5 Travel Packing Tips for French Wine Country Excursion

By |2018-10-11T14:54:20+00:00August 14th, 2018|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Dining, France, Global Etiquette, Global Tipping, Intercultural, Lifestyle, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, Wine Etiquette|

Oh France! Producer of eight billions bottles and 53 litres of wine per capita a year, France is a wine’s lover dream destination. A plan to visit France and experience its culture is exciting and on many lifetime “must do” lists. So how do you efficiently pack for 80-90 degree days, afternoons in damp [...]

Your First Office Holiday Party: A Survival Guide

By |2018-10-11T14:54:35+00:00November 14th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Dance, Dining, Gala Etiquette, Global Celebrations, Global Tipping, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Relationships, Social Etiquette, University Students, Women in Business, Women in the Workforce, Workplace Etiquette|

You’ve learned about exaggerated versions of it via movies and TV, and now it’s your turn to experience it first-hand.

6 Tips for Graciously Navigating Politics at Thanksgiving

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36+00:00November 4th, 2017|Culture, Dining, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Politics, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Flashbacks of Aunt Sally and Grandpa Ben’s political brawl last year have haunted you all week. These 6 tips will keep the evening running as smoothly as gravy.

Be The Best Guest: 5 Secrets To Impress Any Thanksgiving Host

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Cultural Significance of Food, Culture, Dining, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, International Holidays, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

If you find yourself on the guest list this year, follow these 5 secrets to be the ideal guest and help your host’s day run as smooth as gravy.

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.

National Food Day: How to Boost Your Health At The Workplace

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38+00:00October 20th, 2017|Career Tips, Culture, Dining, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Office Culture, U.S. Holidays, Workplace Etiquette|

Work is important, and so is health. Utilize these 3 steps to ensure you have a fit lifestyle to boost your physical and mental health and you’ll be more energized to tackle the week.

Pals, Pros and Plates in the Workplace

By |2018-10-11T14:54:39+00:00October 13th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Coffee, Cross-Cultural, Dining, Interview Etiquette, Modern Manners, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Office Culture, Workplace Etiquette|

Collaboration between colleagues in the workplace is encouraged and one of the best places to accomplish this is around food.

National Coffee Day for Professionals: Cappuccinos, Cortados, and Classic Cups of Joe

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42+00:00September 28th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Coffee, Dining, Global Tipping, Gracious Living, International Holidays, Interview Etiquette, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Office Culture, Relationship Building, Social Etiquette, U.S. Holidays, Workplace Etiquette|

Offering quality coffee at work can result in healthier, happier, and more productive employees. On the 29th, take a moment to appreciate your java of choice. Partake in the nationwide celebration by posting a photo of your mocha, French press, cold brew, double espresso shot, or a mug of classic drip coffee on social media with #NationalCoffeeDay in your caption.

Five Ways to Recover from Face-to-Face Mishaps

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42+00:00September 26th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Customer Service Etiquette, Dining, Interview Etiquette, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Office Culture, Phone Etiquette and Protocol, Social Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

When we make mistakes in the workplace, it says more about how we fix them than the actual mistake itself. For National Courtesy Month, we are sharing a two-blog series on how to recover from accidents that happen at work.

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