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Don't Show the Soles of Your Shoes

Posted by G3 Translate on October 11, 2018

As an expert in your industry, you are consistently updating your knowledge base with pertinent information and details about clients and corporate policies. You rely on knowing the facts and figures required to seal deals and work with partners. However, successful business trips abroad don't only depend on the details in your briefcase.

Having a working knowledge of cultural differences as you visit foreign nations is essential to your success around the world. Many of our American gestures are pretty commonly understood across the globe, but some of them are insults. Consider these gestures to avoid while traveling:

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Tags: Cultural Nuance, Travel Tips

Six Expert Tips to Combat Jet Lag

Posted by G3 Translate on September 13, 2018

Whether your business requires you to fly to your headquarters across the country, or embark upon international travel to negotiate big contracts,  jet lag has its way of getting you down and zapping your energy. Many of us think of jet lag as only making us "tired." In fact, it impacts us in other ways causing indigestion, bowel issues, appetite changes, memory loss and focus fog. Avoiding it is nearly impossible, but it IS possible to reduce its impact!

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Tags: Travel Tips

Don't Leave Home Without It: Ten Things to Always Pack

Posted by G3 Translate on June 15, 2018

As a road warrior, you get to be pretty efficient at packing your travel bags. You understand that different climates require different items: rainy areas require umbrellas or rain gear, cold destinations require warm coats. Some trips may require attire for fun and games in addition to work outfits. Regardless of where you go, some essentials remain constant. Consider these tips for international travel and discover the ten things that you should never leave without!

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Tags: Travel Tips

From Boarding to Baggage Claim: The Seven Best Books to Read on a Plane

Posted by G3 Translate on April 16, 2018

In between working on that upcoming presentation and texting your son to remind him about baseball practice, you may find yourself with a few spare moments to do something for you during your flight to see your next client or attend an important meeting. It’s a rare occasion that you actually have free time, right?

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Tags: Travel Tips

What Not to Wear to Your Next International Business Meeting

Posted by G3 Translate on December 15, 2017

In today’s world of easy travel, we can jump on a plane and get to our destination in a jiffy, but do we ever take a minute to think about how we will be perceived when we arrive? In the U.S. you might be able to grace the stage for a TedTalk in Converse High Tops and an expensive blazer, but in other countries this simply won't do.

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Tags: Travel Tips

10 Best Apps for International Business Travelers

Posted by G3 Translate on September 1, 2017

When you travel overseas for work, it can bring on a whole litany of issues to deal with. You do have devices right in your hand that can help you with that, which is great news! These are obviously your smartphone and tablet. There are fantastic apps you can download that will cater to the busy international business traveler. Here are 10 of the best apps to download right now that might help you out.

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Tags: Travel Tips

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