In the Know in the U.S.A.

In the Know in the U.S.A.

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Be IN THE KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Doing business across borders is very different from doing business across towna€“subtle and not-so-subtle differences in attitudes and etiquette play a big role. Did you know? a€c When Americans say a€œdrop by any time, a€ they usually dona€™t mean it. Call first to make sure theya€™re expecting you. a€c If youa€™re going to be more than 5 or 10 minutes late for an appointment, call ahead! Ita€™s impolite not to. a€c Remember, when someone asks a€œhow are you?a€, they dona€™t really want to know. Theya€™re just saying a€œhi.a€ In the Know in the U.S.A. helps you: a€c Fit right in by understanding local manners, etiquette, and behaviors a€c Navigate through everyday life with tips for the whole family a€c Get an insidera€™s perspective on the social and business environment The book includes a FREE 60-minute CD with the key phrases you need to make a great impression.If you have your car parked by a valet (a person hired by an establishment to park guestsa#39; cars) or if you park in a full-service garage (where they park ... There are no hard and fast rules about the amount to give; ask your neighbors to tell you what is customary in your building. ... Just before Christmas, you are likely to find a holiday greeting card and an empty envelope included with your newspapera€” theanbsp;...

Title:In the Know in the U.S.A.
Author:Jennifer Phillips
Publisher:Living Language - 2003-04-15


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