Cultural Etiquette and International Protocol


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Traffic Jam in Cyberland?!?

We depend so much on technology to communicate. But are we depending on it too much for transmitting messages? Communicating is all about speed; the faster we can transmit or receive a message, the faster we want to. But there are hiccups. There is the spam box, for example. Sometimes good messages land in the
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Reflect, Refocus, Renew

It’s that time again when we set new personal and professional goals. A wise person once told me that sharing your goals is a great way to make yourself accountable. Otherwise, the goals are just wishes that fade. Use the three “R’s” as your building blocks to
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What are Your Accomplishments for 2012? Please post and share.

This past year has certainly presented its challenges. Too often, all we focus on are those challenges or disappointments. However, now is the time to “count your blessings” by recognizing your personal and professional accomplishments. "Count Your Blessings" is a phrase that I used to hear a lot as a child whenever I complained about something. It’s a phrase that inspires me today to refocus. By closing out this year on a positive note, we can begin a
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Are You Dating Your Smartphone?

That is what it looks like. How often have you attended an event and noticed people standing off to the sidelines engaged with their Smartphone? Sometimes they even gather in small groups to text and simply ignore everyone else. Have you experienced this? Or is this you? Unfortunately, smartphones and other hand-held technologies provide people…
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Is Disrespect Too Prevalent?

Are campaign races making disrespect the norm? Candidates, unfortunately, have been using slander against their opponent forever in order to gain their competitive edge. However, it is also teaching disrespect and making it okay. I agree that we need to know if there is something shady
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