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5 Simple Ways to Show Gratitude this Thanksgiving

PSOW Staff - Monday, November 25, 2019

Image Fall 350X234 Did you know President George H.W. Bush was the first president to pardon a turkey? It’s true…and since then, every president has pardoned one lucky turkey who escapes the oven and even goes on to live full lives at children’s farms and even as grand marshals in Disneyland’s Thanksgiving parade! Now those are some grateful birds! Here are some simple things we can all do this Thanksgiving to show our appreciation for those in our life.  Read more

11.25.2019

The International Nuances of Handshaking

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Handshake Asian Arab 350X234 Because there are subtle—and not-so-subtle differences in handshakes, it’s important to know what’s acceptable and not acceptable in foreign countries as well as knowing other traditional greetings in places you may be visiting or doing business.  Read more

11.12.2019

Hosting the Business Dinner: Understanding Seating Strategies and other Tips for a Successful Event

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Image Restaurant Setting 350X234 In planning the perfect business dinner, most guests know that it’s not just important to have a seat at the table—it’s also about where you are seated at that table. Proper placement of guests is a vital component of any dinner event, especially when it has to do with a formal business occasion. When devising a seating chart, a host must take many things into consideration, including the position of honor, where to place international guests and details such as place cards and proper greetings. Knowing these finer points will help guests feel respected and held in high esteem and the host will be remembered for executing a most successful event.  Read more

11.6.2019