International Clothesline Week

By |2024-06-03T12:57:21-05:00June 3rd, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Australia, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Earth, Environment, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Goals, Gracious Living, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International History, International Observances, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Self-Awareness, Travel, United States, US Observances, Wardrobe|

International Clothesline Week   By Sharon Schweitzer   International Clothesline Week was first started in  2006, and is celebrated from the first Saturday of June to the next, all around the world. This year it takes place from June 1st-8th. It is a week-long celebration initially created to enlighten people about more sustainable living. Do [...]

5 Tips for Professional Dress This Summer

By |2019-04-29T14:19:07-05:00May 28th, 2019|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, International Protocol, Language and Culture, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Wardrobe, Women in Business, Women in the Workforce, Workplace Etiquette|

Dressed to Impress by Pexels Style goes hand-in-hand with professionalism just as heat goes with summer. But put the two together and the outcome can be disastrous for both men and women alike. Your wardrobe is pivotal in establishing a positive reputation in the workplace; however, staying cool in the scorching temperatures [...]

Build a Better Image Week

By |2018-10-11T14:54:18-05:00September 27th, 2018|Business and the Environment, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Lifestyle, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Wardrobe, Workplace Etiquette|

Sharper Image by Pexels In honor of Building a Better Image Week we explore what it means and what it takes to build a professional, positive image. Business brand improvement is important for growth, drive and motivation. Business image includes perception by others and whether your brand conveys confidence and competency. The [...]

Five Summer Style Rules for Workplace Success, Part II

By |2018-10-11T14:54:28-05:00March 20th, 2018|Lifestyle, Office Culture, Self-Awareness, Wardrobe|

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 wardrobe reflects [...]

The Five Wardrobe Rules for Workplace Success, Part I

By |2018-10-11T14:54:28-05:00March 19th, 2018|Business and the Environment, Career Tips, Modern Manners, Wardrobe|

Spring is a time when warmer weather makes us want to pull out our fun summer clothing. Whether we’re meeting a new client, making a presentation, or job interviewing, wardrobe is a major aspect of our mission to make a stellar impression. Clothing selection is a prime example of indirect communication, as fashion can make [...]

5 Ways to Recover From Workplace Blunders

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42-05:00September 25th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Dining, Interview Etiquette, Lifestyle, Office Culture, Phone Etiquette and Protocol, Social Etiquette, Wardrobe, Workplace Etiquette|

We all know the saying, “nobody is perfect,” but in the workplace we aim to be. In honor of National Courtesy Month, here are five polite ways to recover from mistakes within the workplace.

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.

Summer, Sun, & Shades: Modern Manners for Wearing Sunglasses

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48-05:00June 26th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Social Etiquette, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, Wardrobe|

Sunglasses are an important accessory, not only to prevent health issues, but for fashion appeal as well. However, knowing when and where it’s appropriate to wear them during the summer sun will help you avoid unwanted situations.

Eid Al-Fitr: A Time for Celebration

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48-05:00June 20th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Gulf City, International Holidays, International Protocol, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Ramadan, Wardrobe|

Although celebrations differ based on culture, the significance of Eid Al-Fitr remains constant across borders. Here are five fascinating festivities that are typically celebrated on Eid Al-Fitr!

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