October celebrations

Short and Sweet Reads to Enlighten Your Travels Abroad

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38+00:00October 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.

UN Day: Potential in (Workplace) Diversity

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, Culture, global competency, Intercultural, intercultural competence, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations|

Consider implementing inclusivity trainings or diversity workshops to maximize what your diverse team can achieve together.

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.

Four Simple Ways to Protect Your Phone from Hackers

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38+00:00October 20th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Phone Etiquette and Protocol, Social Etiquette, Technology/Gear, Travel|

Cybersecurity is a serious issue that threatens personal data as well as national security. Implement these four steps to protect yourself from outsiders hacking into your phone.

Meet the 3 Most Powerful Women in Business

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38+00:00October 18th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Lifestyle, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Office Culture, Women in Business, Women in the Workforce|

Inspiring leaders such as Barra, Nooyi, and Hewson empower other business women to continue making great achievements every day. This National Business Women’s Week, think about business women who inspire you and who deserve recognition.

World Standards Day: What the World Agrees On

By |2018-10-11T14:54:39+00:00October 12th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, intercultural competence, International Protocol, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Relationship Building|

The theme for 2017 is “Standards Make Cities Smarter.” If you want to participate in events that celebrate World Standards Day, here are four fun activities you can engage in to make your mid-October more enjoyable.

The Power of Positivity in your Career

By |2018-10-11T14:54:39+00:00October 11th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Career Tips, Culture, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Office Culture, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

A positive thought can ripple outwards, impacting all aspects of a person’s day favorably. Similarly, negative thoughts can create detrimental ripples that persist throughout the day.

3 Simple Tools That Foster Workplace Positivity

By |2018-10-11T14:54:39+00:00October 10th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Career Tips, Culture, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Office Culture, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

The right attitude can improve both your personal and work lives. While external factors might affect your mood, research shows that conscious behavioral change can transform attitudes.

Hangul Day: Three Reasons To Learn The Korean Language

By |2018-10-11T14:54:40+00:00October 9th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global Celebrations, global competency, Intercultural, Korea, Korean Celebrations, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations|

October 9 is Hangul Day, a national Korean holiday commemorating the creation of the Korean alphabet by 15th century monarch, Sejong the Great.

Thanksgiving in Canada

By |2018-10-11T14:54:40+00:00October 8th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Canada, Canadian Traditions, Cross-Cultural, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, October celebrations|

For Canadians, Thanksgiving has a different story. If you’re traveling to Canada this fall, learn about these 5 characteristics of Canadian Thanksgiving.