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All About Weddings – Part One of Two

Weddings are a big subject so this post is written in Part’s One and Two. A lovely traditional wedding can be a beautiful celebration set in today’s non-traditional world. Weddings may be elaborate or understated, formal or casual. Weddings come in all shapes as one size does not fit all. ...

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The Holiday Party – Six Important Things You Must Know

To make an excellent impression at your company’s holiday party there are only a handful of things you absolutely must know. Do these things and you will be perceived as well-mannered and socially-skilled. It’s that time of year again. Perhaps you’ve been  invited to attend your  organization’s holiday bash. You may have been invited to ...

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Hand Gestures – Cultural Expectations

—-Be Aware of International Differences—- When receiving international visitors, avoid the “OK” sign. The okay sign may signal an unspecified obscenity in Russia, Germany, Brazil, Greece, and Turkey. In France and Belgium, it means that you have no value. Also avoid the “thumbs up” sign. This is an offensive and ...

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