From jubilant 70th birthday celebrations to listening to stories with rapt attention, cultures have found unique ways to honor their elders.
Ask an International Etiquette Expert: National Coffee Day Manners: What Our Baristas Want Us To Know
The popularity of the coffee house brings modern manners into the blend so we can all enjoy this shared experience.
In Part One of this blog post on the wonderful Mexico City I outlined five things to think about before you leave for your business trip. In this second part, here are five practical and intercultural etiquette tips that will help smooth your visit after you have arrived: Getting There: Benito Juarez Airport is Mexico [...]
For those of you as fascinated by Joseph Shaules’ ideas as I am, I was able to catch up with him further - around the world in Tokyo this time - to ask a few follow-up questions. As expected, his answers are inspiring and made me really think – exactly how do I think about [...]
Below is Part 2 of an article I penned for NSide Texas Business Magazine: Last week, I outlined some tried-and-true tips for jumping into the world of networking. This week, I offer my 5 top pointers for what to do once you are at a networking event. 1. Have an Agenda: Plan ahead and know [...]
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 [...]
Below is the second half of an article I penned for the July/August edition of NSide Texas Business Magazine. Whether you have just graduated or are up for a promotion, consider these modern etiquette guidelines to ensure that your behavior never takes you out of the running for a business opportunity: Avoid nail trimming at [...]
Below is Part 1 of an article I penned for the July/August edition of NSide Texas Business Magazine: THREE OF US were arriving for a proposal presentation in midtown Manhattan. Two of us calmly stepped out of the taxi when the front seat passenger erupted into an angry argument over the fare. We offered to [...]