From social media sound-offs and flash news updates, to texts and live streams, our screens tend to attract more of our attention than the offline world. The information age offers incredible opportunities to stay connected and up to date. What happens when our digital devices overtake our real-life interactions? It turns out that there’s a […]
Whether you’re a cat’s companion or a dog’s best friend, your furball has a special spirit of their own – that’s what makes them such wonderful company! On April 11, we celebrate National Pet Day. Although we love our furry friends, living right next door to a canine’s 5 a.m. bark or underneath […]
On April 2, 2018, train platforms across France were packed with passengers hoping to snag a seat on one of the only trains running nationwide. As union members of France’s national railway system (SNCF) began a rolling strike to protest government reforms, over 4.5 million passengers scrambled to find alternative ways to commute and the […]
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From harmless puns and silly memes, to stereotypical jokes and shady sarcasm, humor is a diverse concept with a slightly different meaning for everyone. Whether you consider yourself a born jokester, or prefer to keep a serious profile, it’s vital to understand humor’s place in a professional environment, especially if the workplace is […]
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As the African Cats are poised to overtake the Asian Tigers, Zimbabwe has gained international attention as a popular investment and expansion location. An English-speaking African nation with blossoming mining and manufacturing sectors, we discovered during our recent business travels that Zimbabwe’s economy is a diamond in the rough.
Ten years ago, new […]
The U.S. is internationally known for its “work hard, play hard” mentality. While not at the top of the list, and many consider the U.S. American workplace to be among the most stressful worldwide.
In fact, in 2017 Forbes ranked the US as the second most competitive country worldwide, and a survey by Monster […]
As any professional can attest, dressing for business in the spring and summer months can be challenging in the heat and high humidity. While striving to build or maintain that hard earned business reputation, avoid the temptation to slack on office style in the name of cool and casual attire. Remember, your office […]