Sharon Schweitzer, J.D., is a cross-cultural trainer, modern manners expert, and the founder of Access to Culture (formerly Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide). In addition to her accreditation in intercultural management from the HOFSTEDE centre, she serves as a Chinese Ceremonial Dining Etiquette Specialist in the documentary series Confucius was a Foodie, on Nat Geo People. She is the resident etiquette expert on two popular lifestyle shows: ABC Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend and CBS Austin’s We Are Austin. She is regularly quoted by BBC Capital, Investor’s Business Daily, Fortune, and the National Business Journals. Her Amazon #1 Best Selling book in International Business, Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Business Guide, now in its third printing, was named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2015. She’s a winner of the British Airways International Trade Award at the 2016 Greater Austin Business Awards.



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8 Etiquette Tips for Doing Business in China

The Ultimate Guide to Writing an Amazing Email

How to Get Professional References When You Don’t Have Much Work Experience

The Best Way to Set Your Kids Up for Financial Success is One Most People Overlook

11 Things Your Mother Never Taught You About Business Dining Etiquette

Why you don’t give praise in Japan



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  • Business Dining in the US; NSIDE Business Magazine, July-August
  • Tech Etiquette; NSIDE Magazine, January