We make a statement about who we are by how we present ourselves to others. Dressing well is an easy method for better social and business success.
Attending and exhibiting at trade shows is all about building relationships, learning about new products and services and maybe negotiating a deal.
But everything starts with the relationship.
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Hotels issue brunch etiquette norms By Kevin Scott, Staff Reporter Published: November 05, 2008, 23:33 Dubai: Expatriates and visitors to Dubai are being reminded of what is considered acceptable behaviour at the city’s notorious brunches. Several hotels have taken steps recently to inform guests of the etiquette expected of them at the popular events, which […]
This is an interesting article I found that shows the current state of business casual attire in Japan. The Daily Yomiuri – Osaka,Japan by Akiko Yoshinaga / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer The government’s Cool Biz energy-saving campaign is firmly embedded in offices across the country. People are leaving their jackets and ties at home in […]
24/04/2008 One in ten UK bosses has fired an employee for swearing at work. – 47% would fire for bad language in the workplace – 96% of employees believe swearing is unacceptable – A foul mouth is no.1and no.2 in top ten office offenses As Gordon Ramsay enforces a no swearing rule in his restaurants, […]
Over the years, I have heard the statement over and over again, “I interviewed but never heard back from them.” Recently I have been experiencing the same dismay. One day in January this year, I was asked to meet with the General Manager of a hotel that was opening in our area. The appointment took […]
When I first started planning international meetings more than 25 years ago, “going global” was the catchphrase of the day. Companies sought new markets outside of the United States and associations sought new membership. When I started planning meetings abroad, my focus was strictly on logistics: freight forwarding, negotiating in foreign currencies, collaborating with airlines, […]
I love to see all of the articles written about etiquette in across the world. I keep up by using Google Alerts with the keywords “etiquette”, “business etiquette” and “international protocol”. I don’t have time to read all the articles but sometimes, like today, I do. A law school student at the University of Virginia […]
In advance of welcoming the world to Beijing, the Chinese government has waged an all- out clean-up etiquette campaign. It has been going on for three years and the “civic index” that was created and since monitored by Renmin University has shown promise in the forward direction. This article details the results of millions of […]