Travelers Want Reclining Seats Banned on Airplanes

from…AmericaStrong.com October 7, 2013 Nine in ten travelers wanted reclining seats banned or at least restricted to set times on short-haul flights. We’ve all been there. The moment we forget the seat in front reclines, when suddenly it does. And our knees are crushed. According to the Telegraph, “the vast majority of passengers would rather […]

Paris launches campaign to overcome rudeness…

This article caught my eye because in my world travels, I have kept a keen eye on where rudeness runs rampant and where the population practices a greater degree of kindness and consideration of others. While all of France can’t be categorized as “rude”, I have experienced a greater percentage of haughty behavior in Paris […]

Cleavage issues are number one for airline travelers?

I found this article (press release) and felt compelled to share it. Dressing well is a kindness we give to others as well as ourselves. When we travel, what has happened to making ourselves presentable to others? Have we really just fallen down the “I just don’t care anymore, I’ll wear whatever I darn well […]

Is Asking For Common Courtesy An Extreme Response To Incivility?

We can’t seem to expect courtesy as a normal part of living, and so we resort to creating special areas in which people agree, by entering the roped-off space, to temporarily forgo barbarity. But it is a sad substitute for basic manners. It is an admission that we’ve abandoned any hope of encouraging thoughtful regard for others outside these narrow zones. And it doesn’t produce courtesy, just a stern vigilantism of inflexible rules.

Saving Face in China – excerpt from new iPhone application

I am grateful that I was a resource for the new iPhone application produced by the International Herald Tribune about international cultures and business.  This is an excerpt from an article which was published today in the IHT and New York Times.  – Cynthia Lett

International Social Entrepreneurship By J. Mark Munoz

Joseph Mark Munoz This book explores the topic of international social entrepreneurship. It focuses on current definitions, concepts, as well as methodologies pertaining to social entrepreneurship. Furthermore, it showcases real-life cases and stories of individuals and companies that have made a positive impact in various parts of the world. Great reasons you need to read […]

Boardroom Polish Seminar & Dining Skills Dinner – September 12 ,2011

On September 12, 2011 , at the Doubletree Hotel & Meeting Center in Bethesda, Maryland, The Lett Group will offer our popular seminars, Boardroom Polish™ – Business Etiquette & Entertaining for Professionals and Dining Skills for the Savvy Professional tutorial dinner.  You can register for one or both at www.professionalsavvy.com. Professionals at all levels of […]