Western European countries do not consider gift giving as a common practice among business associates. It will be important to know this culture of gift-giving in order to avoid misinterpretations when meeting your international business partner(s) for the first time.
As part one of several global gift giving posts and in honor of November’s National Gratitude Month, let’s explore how to give the most appropriate and heartfelt gift to your global business partners to show your gratitude.
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In addition to encouraging self-serve, saving leftovers, and avoiding preparing an excessive amount of food, composting is a relatively simple and low-cost way to minimize waste and help out the environment during the holidays.
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There may be no specific right or wrong way for families to spend the holidays together, but there could be better ways for you to approach holiday traditions and expectations.
6 Holiday Tips for Graciously Visiting Both Families
Before dashing out to the Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales, review these ten tips of gift giving etiquette to master holiday gifting.