global competency

Corporate Telephone Etiquette: A Wake Up Call for Millennials

By |2018-10-11T14:54:31-05:00December 12th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Customer Service Etiquette, global competency, Global Etiquette, Gracious Living, intercultural competence, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Phone Etiquette and Protocol, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Workplace Diversity, Workplace Etiquette|

In an era when everyday communication methods involve GIF keyboards, Snapchat filters, and group messaging, young professionals are poorly trained on verbal telephone conversations. If you fall into this category, consider these 5 guidelines for corporate telephone etiquette.

Art of Conversations in the Millennial Age

By |2018-10-11T14:54:32-05:00December 4th, 2017|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Culture and Commercialism, Customer Service Etiquette, global competency, Interview Etiquette, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Phone Etiquette and Protocol, University Students, Workplace Diversity, Workplace Etiquette|

To dispel this stereotype and strengthen millennial interpersonal skills, avoid these four modern communication mishaps.

Global Gift Giving in Southern Europe

By |2018-10-11T14:54:32-05:00November 30th, 2017|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Central America, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Europe, gift-giving, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Holiday Season, Italy, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Traveling Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

Absorb wisdom and educate others about global gifting tips to increase your cross-cultural understanding of the world.

Global Gift Giving in Northern Europe

By |2018-10-11T14:54:33-05:00November 29th, 2017|Cross-Cultural, Europe, Finland, gift-giving, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Holiday Season, Ireland, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Relationship Building, Traveling Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

While gifts are not traditionally exchanged between business associates in this region, the holiday season is a wonderful opportunity to express gratitude and goodwill with a culturally-appropriate token.

Global Gift Giving Customs in Central & Eastern Europe

By |2018-10-11T14:54:33-05:00November 28th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Europe, gift-giving, Global Celebrations, global competency, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Relationship Building, Traveling Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

As part three of cross-cultural gift giving worldwide, let’s explore the different implications when giving and receiving gifts in Central and Eastern Europe (CEECs), as defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The countries included in CEECs are Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, and the three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Global Gift Giving Customs in the U.S. & Asia

By |2018-10-11T14:54:33-05:00November 24th, 2017|Asia, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, gift-giving, global competency, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners|

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.

6 Holiday Tips for Graciously Visiting Both Families

By |2018-10-11T14:54:34-05:00November 16th, 2017|gift-giving, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Relationship Building, Relationships, Religious Celebrations, Self-Awareness|

6 Holiday Tips for Graciously Visiting Both Families

Chihuahua, Mexico: A Guide for Intercultural Success

By |2018-10-11T14:54:34-05:00November 15th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Cross-Cultural, global competency, Gracious Living, International Protocol, Mexico, Networking, Office Culture, Relationship Building|

If you are a first-time business traveler or entrepreneur seeking global expansion into Chihuahua, Mexico, consider the following 8 international tips and facts.

Kindness in the Workplace

By |2018-10-11T14:54:35-05:00November 10th, 2017|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Culture, Customer Service Etiquette, global competency, International Protocol, Interview Etiquette, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Relationship Building, Relationships, Social Etiquette, Travel Etiquette, Workplace Diversity, Workplace Etiquette|

While spreading kindness is good, it’s better to find simple ideas on a daily basis. Here are 5 ways you can carry on workplace goodwill, even after World Kindness Day

Five Reasons to Hire a Veteran

By |2018-10-11T14:54:35-05:00November 9th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, global competency, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Networking, Self-Awareness, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Workplace Diversity, Workplace Etiquette|

employers can learn about a veteran’s past, and future goals beneficial to aiding in transition to a new work culture. Below are five reasons to hire a veteran using Third Space Thinking by Ernest Wilson.

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