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International Students Day

By |2023-11-17T15:27:14-06:00November 17th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, Culture, diversity, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Goals, Inclusion, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, U.S. Holidays, United States, University Students, US Observances|

International Students Day By Sharon Schweitzer In 1939, students of the Medical Faculty at Charles University in Prague held a demonstration to commemorate the formation of an independent Czechoslovak Republic. The Nazis brutally suppressed the gathering, resulting in a student Jan Opletal’s death. Thousands of students turned up at his funeral procession – an event [...]

Modern Manners 2018: Graduation Gifts

By |2018-10-11T14:54:22-05:00May 22nd, 2018|gift-giving, Graduation, Millennials, Modern Manners, Social Etiquette, University Students|

Spring is in the air and May has arrived! For graduates this means a major life transition as they take their next steps. Whether receiving their high school diploma, undergraduate, or masters - graduates have achieved a major accomplishment. Loved ones may celebrate with dinners, parties, and yes, gifts. Graduation gift etiquette raises [...]

Modern Manners for Graduation Invitations and Announcements

By |2018-10-11T14:54:27-05:00March 26th, 2018|Global Celebrations, Graduation, Invitations, Millennials, Modern Manners, University Students|

 As the weather gets warmer and the summer months approach, graduates across the country are putting the final touches on their caps, planning the perfect grad party, and looking forward to the glorious moment when they walk across the stage and receive their diploma. It’s an emotional time for many, and in the rush of [...]

Volunteer in the New Year: Find Your Cause

By |2018-10-11T14:54:30-05:00January 5th, 2018|avoiding international blunders, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Travel Etiquette, University Students, Volunteering & Mentoring|

For those with a goal in the New Year to give back and get involved, deciding on a volunteer commitment can be tricky. Five tips, find your perfect match for volunteering in 2018.

3 Tips for Eco-Friendly Gift Giving

By |2018-10-11T14:54:32-05:00December 8th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, gift-giving, Global Etiquette, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Travel, University Students|

When planning this year’s holiday gifts, consider your environmental impact, here are 3 tips to help you soften this blow on Mother Nature without having to sacrifice your gifting aesthetics.

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.

Your First Office Holiday Party: A Survival Guide

By |2018-10-11T14:54:35-05:00November 14th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Dance, Dining, Gala Etiquette, Global Celebrations, Global Tipping, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Relationships, Social Etiquette, University Students, Women in Business, Women in the Workforce, Workplace Etiquette|

You’ve learned about exaggerated versions of it via movies and TV, and now it’s your turn to experience it first-hand.

The Changing Face of S.T.E.M.

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36-05:00November 8th, 2017|Career Tips, global competency, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Millennials, Self-Awareness, Technology/Gear, University Students, Workplace Diversity|

Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. The STEM field is consistently at the forefront of global innovation, and on November 8, we commemorate it with National STEM Day.

Fashion in the Workplace

By |2018-10-11T14:54:43-05:00September 19th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Gracious Living, Interview Etiquette, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Social Etiquette, University Students, Wardrobe|

When choosing what to wear remember clothing is a prime example of indirect communication, and can make or break a first impression.

5 Ways to Create a Successful Twitter Profile

By |2018-10-11T14:54:43-05:00September 14th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Lifestyle, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Social Etiquette, Social Media, University Students|

Managing a social media account requires sophistication and savvy, consider these 5 guidelines for a successful page.

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