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Business Card Etiquette

April 10, 2015 Comments

Surprisingly, mom is not always right, especially in the world of networking. Contrary to our mother’s constant reminder to never talk to strangers, the art of socializing and networking requires us to do exactly the opposite!...

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Culture Curation
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business card etiquette, business card customs, globalization, modern business cards
Christmas-Translating Traditions Around the Globe

December 21, 2014 Comments

Christmas, December 25th, is a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of the Christian religion. Christmas traditions range from decorating trees, exchanging gifts, singing Christmas carols, attending church, imbibing in food and dr...

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Culture Curation
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Christmas, Xmas, December 25th, Traditions, holidays, Krampus
A taste of Dutch Culture and Tradition

December 03, 2014 Comments

The Netherlands is the main country of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius, known as the ABC Islands are part of The Kingdom. This is also called the Caribbean Netherlands. The Netherlands is a small country that lays in Western Europe with Amsterdam as its capital. Amst...

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Culture Curation
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Dutch, culture, traditions
US Retailers Target International Travelers' Spending

August 07, 2014 Comments

Foreign visitors are becoming increasingly important to American business. These visitors spend lavishly and are a big contributor to US retail success. Most visitors come to the US for either business or leisure. Business travelers likely have a corporate per diem and/or personal funds for incident...

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Culture Curation
Tags:
retailer, travel, translation, localization
Ramadan - The Month of Blessings

June 23, 2014 Comments

Ramadan is a holy month for approximately 1 billion Muslims around the world. It is considered as the month of blessings. The Islamic calendar also known as the Hijri calendar is a lunar calendar. It contains 12 months which are based on the position of the moon. Since the 12 synodic months only tot...

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Culture Curation
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Ramadan, Traditions, Culture, Arabic
Lost in Translation: Movie Titles in Other Languages

March 10, 2014 Comments

Have you ever wondered how they come up with movie titles in other languages? Surprisingly, movie titles are not that easy to translate into different languages and they can get lost in translation. Often the titles need more than just simple translation or transliteration; they need localization an...

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Category:
Culture Curation
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Translation, Localization, Culture

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