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Networking: Building New & Long Term Business Relationships

By |2018-10-11T14:55:18-05:00August 18th, 2014|Business Etiquette, Networking, Relationship Building|

Below is Part 1 of an article I penned for NSide Texas Business Magazine: "You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you." -- Dale Carnegie How to Win Friends and Influence People Recently, a [...]

Sharon Schweitzer’s 8 International Travel Tips

By |2018-10-11T14:55:19-05:00October 29th, 2012|International Travel Tips|

As a road warrior who has clocked something like two million miles of business travel over the past twenty years, experience has taught me that international travel is neither glamorous nor for the faint of heart. Delays, crowds, and unappetizing food are all outside of our control. But we don’t have to let unexpected surprises [...]

Sharon Schweitzer Returns to China

By |2018-10-11T14:55:19-05:00October 15th, 2012|China, International Travel Tips|

China is a country with 5,000 years of rich history and culture. It also offers a varied cuisine comprising of eight culinary traditions, each with their distinctive approaches and dishes: Anhui – spicy & salty, with liberal use of local produce like bamboo and mushrooms. Guangdong – includes dim sum, which means “touch your heart” [...]

Wine Whisperers: Building a Relationship with a Sommelier

By |2018-10-11T14:55:19-05:00October 8th, 2012|Wine Etiquette|

October is Texas Wine Month! In honor of this occasion, Drew Hendricks of the Texas Sommeliers Association shared his insight with me for my recent article in NSide Austin Magazine. The article, "Wine Whisperers," offers Drew's take on why it's a good idea to get to know the sommelier at your favorite restaurant. Read the [...]