“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

Dr. Seuss, American writer and illustrator

  1. Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway. This book will help you avoid cultural faux pas in business and travel in more than 60 countries. It provides the basics of culture, history, and language for each country. You will learn what is expected when doing business in various countries, including tips for negotiating and decision making. You will also learn how to greet people in various cultures as well as what to wear.
  2. How to Say It by Rosalie Maggio. This is a valuable guide and reference rather than a book to read. When you are staring at a blank screen or piece of stationery, use this book to quickly find words or phrases that allow you to custom tailor an email or message in your own voice. Written communication is a vital soft skill in both your professional and personal life, and this book will improve your writing. The topics include thank-you notes, apologies, congratulations, condolences, and more.
  3. The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown. The inspiring story of the 1936 U.S. Olympic rowing team competing in the Berlin Olympics demonstrates that there is no limit to what a team can do when armed with determination and a positive attitude.
  4. The Ascent of Money by Niall ...

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