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Ruth Carter in front of many clothes

Ruth E. Carter: Costumes that make film history

Ruth E. Carter is the first African American costume designer to win an Oscar. She talks about her first sewing machine, Black Panther, Afrofuturism and superheroines.
Man holds up door for woman

Business manners: Is etiquette a thing of the past?

Who holds the door open for whom? Who orders in the restaurant? And do rules of decency and good manners even matter nowadays?
Different cultures, different people

Intercultural misunderstandings: The drawbacks of Skype, chats & co.

E-mails, video conferences and emojis: virtual communication comes with its share of challenges, especially in a cross-cultural context. Here are a few pitfalls to watch out for.
Start of the auction of Warhol's Marilyn Monroe portrait

New art exchange Artex aims to democratise the art market

Artex is the world's first stock exchange for art investments. It works like a traditional stock exchange - and it's regulated. Perhaps most exciting is the fact that it will turn works of art into liquid shares. So what does that mean for investors?
Asian woman listens to western man in business setting

Humour in business

Getting a visa during Ramadan in Saudi Arabia is no picnic. Dive into our tales of intercultural business faux pas, where 'inshallah' takes on new meaning.
Lively exchange during a networking event

How to network successfully: Turning contacts into relationships

How does good networking work? Here are a few suggestions on how you can grow and strengthen your network.
The Canadian in the Mount Robson Provincial Park

The Canadian: From Toronto to Vancouver by train

Long and luxurious: Our author traveled through Canada by train - on the venerable The Canadian, of course.
Nena Almansi und Autorin Petra Reski in Venedig auf dem Fluss

Rowing through Venice

How does La Serenissima cope with the challenges of the 21st century? During a boat ride through Venice’s canals, the rower Nena Almansi takes stock of her hometown.
Strangers during a business event

Mastering the art of small talk

Don't underestimate the importance of small talk . It can break the ice, open doors and connect strangers. Here’s how you do it.

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