U.S. Holidays

July 4th U.S. Culture Quiz

By |2018-10-11T14:54:21-05:00June 26th, 2018|Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Quiz, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Fireworks detonate above Mount Rushmore National Memorial, July 3. Approximately 30,000 people came to the memorial for the Independence Day Celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Marc I. Lane) From launching fireworks, to poolside fun, and firing-up the grill with family, the Fourth of July is filled with beloved traditions for [...]

Five Reasons to Hire a Veteran

By |2018-10-11T14:54:35-05:00November 9th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, global competency, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Networking, Self-Awareness, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Workplace Diversity, Workplace Etiquette|

employers can learn about a veteran’s past, and future goals beneficial to aiding in transition to a new work culture. Below are five reasons to hire a veteran using Third Space Thinking by Ernest Wilson.

Evolution of Celebrating Native Americans

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36-05:00November 6th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Indigenous Peoples, Observances - Monthly & Daily, United States, US Observances|

6 ways to honor Native American Heritage

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.

5 Scary Office Halloween Mistakes for Millennials to Avoid

By |2018-10-11T14:54:37-05:00October 30th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Office Culture, Social Etiquette, Social Media, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Workplace Etiquette|

Whether you’re heading to the office on October 31 or attending the annual office Halloween party, be sure to get these questions answered before the event. As a general guide, avoid these 5 scary mistakes many professionals make at their first Office Halloween.

National Food Day: How to Boost Your Health At The Workplace

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38-05:00October 20th, 2017|Career Tips, Culture, Dining, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Office Culture, U.S. Holidays, Workplace Etiquette|

Work is important, and so is health. Utilize these 3 steps to ensure you have a fit lifestyle to boost your physical and mental health and you’ll be more energized to tackle the week.

Pals, Pros and Plates in the Workplace

By |2018-10-11T14:54:39-05:00October 13th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Coffee, Cross-Cultural, Dining, Interview Etiquette, Modern Manners, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Office Culture, Workplace Etiquette|

Collaboration between colleagues in the workplace is encouraged and one of the best places to accomplish this is around food.

Honoring Indigenous Peoples

By |2018-10-11T14:54:41-05:00October 4th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global Celebrations, Indigenous Peoples, Lifestyle, Relationship Building, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

In the United States, Alaska, Hawaii, South Dakota, and a few other states are hosting celebrations of Indigenous Peoples Day in place of Columbus Day as an apology for colonization and to make amends. Meanwhile, other countries will celebrate the day European and Spanish colonists met the Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples in North and South America.

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.

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