international holidays

Canadian Thanksgiving

By |2018-10-11T14:54:16-05:00October 8th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Canada, Canadian Traditions, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Intercultural, International Holidays, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness|

Alberta, Canada by Pexels Oh, sweet Canada! So sweet, people know you as the the land of Maple Syrup. Famous for its beautiful scenery, warm hearted people, spectacular ski slopes, and freezing cold winters. Canada is a culturally diverse country that shares English and French traditions, the best of both worlds. Although [...]

Chuseok: How to Celebrate the Korean Way

By |2018-10-11T14:54:19-05:00September 17th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Holiday Season, International Holidays, Korea, Korean Celebrations, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, South Korea|

If your business travels in early October take you to Korea, knowledge of the following Chuseok customs will prepare you to engage in intelligent conversation about this traditional harvest festival.

Build Benchmarks in 2018

By |2018-10-11T14:54:30-05:00January 4th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, International Holidays, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Self-Awareness, Workplace Etiquette|

While creating benchmarks improves performance, it’s always good to check how development is changing the outcome. If you observe that you’re not getting the outcome you want, determine the cause and change approach. Change can happen slowly or quickly, but persistence is key.

All Your Canadian Boxing Day Questions Answered

By |2018-10-11T14:54:31-05:00December 15th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Canada, Canadian Traditions, Cross-Cultural, Culture and Commercialism, Customer Service Etiquette, gift-giving, Global Celebrations, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Holiday Season, International Holidays, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily|

The day after Christmas, December 26th, is an annual holiday known as “Boxing Day” celebrated in several countries in the British Commonwealth.

6 Tips for Graciously Navigating Politics at Thanksgiving

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36-05:00November 4th, 2017|Culture, Dining, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Politics, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Flashbacks of Aunt Sally and Grandpa Ben’s political brawl last year have haunted you all week. These 6 tips will keep the evening running as smoothly as gravy.

Be The Best Guest: 5 Secrets To Impress Any Thanksgiving Host

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36-05:00November 3rd, 2017|Cultural Significance of Food, Culture, Dining, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, International Holidays, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

If you find yourself on the guest list this year, follow these 5 secrets to be the ideal guest and help your host’s day run as smooth as gravy.

National Coffee Day for Professionals: Cappuccinos, Cortados, and Classic Cups of Joe

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42-05:00September 28th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Coffee, Dining, Global Tipping, Gracious Living, International Holidays, Interview Etiquette, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Office Culture, Relationship Building, Social Etiquette, U.S. Holidays, Workplace Etiquette|

Offering quality coffee at work can result in healthier, happier, and more productive employees. On the 29th, take a moment to appreciate your java of choice. Partake in the nationwide celebration by posting a photo of your mocha, French press, cold brew, double espresso shot, or a mug of classic drip coffee on social media with #NationalCoffeeDay in your caption.

Behind the Lens: World Photo Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:44-05:00August 18th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Gracious Living, International Holidays, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Social Etiquette, Social Media, Technology/Gear, Travel Etiquette|

Whether you’re behind the lens or the star of the shot, it’s crucial to know the modern manners for both sides of the camera.

An Issue on the Rise – World Population Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:46-05:00July 11th, 2017|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Australia, Central America, China, Culture, Europe, global competency, International Holidays, Observances - Monthly & Daily|

Working together to provide a safe and sustainable future for posterity is essential for managing and resolving issues related to population.

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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