8 Tips to Avoid Grammar Blunders in Business Email

By |2024-06-05T16:17:22-05:00June 5th, 2024|Author Reviews and Profiles, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Customer Service Etiquette, Email Etiquette, Global, Global Etiquette, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International Observances, Language and Culture, Modern Manners, Networking, Relationships, Social Etiquette, Translation, United States, US Observances, Workplace Etiquette|

8 Tips to Avoid Grammar Blunders in Business Email   By Sharon  Schweitzer   Whether writing to upper-level management or to a first-time client, crafting an error-free email can be tricky even for the most educated professionals. Certain grammar mistakes are all too common, while others are more subtle and harder to catch; however, any [...]

Seven Stellar Slovak Women

By |2024-03-18T09:52:19-05:00March 18th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Czech Republic, diversity, Europe, Global, global competency, Goals, Intercultural, International History, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Medical Attire and Professionalism, Politics, Relationship Building, Translation, United States, Women in Business, Women in the Workforce|

Seven Stellar Slovak Women   By Sharon Schweitzer Continuing on the topic of Women's History Month, here is a glimpse of seven spectacular Slovak women that changed history.  Elena Marothy-Soltesova (the first feminist)-was a Slovak writer and editor. She was also a leading figure in the women's movement in Slovakia. She served as chair of [...]

Future of Languages Around World

By |2024-01-12T12:12:33-06:00January 12th, 2024|Author Reviews and Profiles, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, diversity, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, Relationship Building, Translation, United States|

Future of Languages Around World By Polina Anastassieva Russian schools may introduce the study of Arabic and include it in the Unified State Examination. The head of Rosobrnadzor, Anzor Muzaev, said that the agency, together with the Ministry of Education, launched “the process of monitoring the demand for the Arabic language.” Officials are studying which [...]

3 Tips for Hurdling the Language Barrier without Technology

By |2019-10-29T08:08:04-05:00June 20th, 2019|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Translation, Travel|

Chef Michael by Sharon Schweitzer Recently I spent 3 weeks in France, where we spent 7 nights on an Abercrombie & Kent canal barge cruise. Our travels started in Paris and continued to Champagne. We then boarded a cruise to Beaune with dear ones celebrating a friend’s milestone birthday. One morning, [...]

International Translation Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:17-05:00September 28th, 2018|Business Etiquette, Language and Culture, Translation|

Language Learner by Pixabay As we celebrate International Translation Day on September 30th, we also highlight the 2018 theme, Translation, as chosen by the International Federation of Translators (FIT). In their description, translation promotes cultural heritage in changing times. This includes intangible cultural heritage, described by UNESCO as knowledge, beliefs, and [...]

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