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 Baz Luhrman's "The Great Gatsby" movie scene: Gatsby leads his guests through the party hall
Lifestyle

Business meals: The art of hosting - and being a guest

From invitations to farewells: How to master business lunches with style and success.
Woman looking into a mirror
Lifestyle

Keeping it real: Why we became obsessed with authenticity in 2023

In 2023, we pursued authenticity in a world increasingly blurred by digital innovation.
Businessman with his shoes on his desk
Lifestyle

Exec-etiquette: why professionals should brush up on their manners

In an increasingly complex business world, etiquette and the right tone of voice influence more than just first impressions: they also determine long-term success.
Ruth Carter in front of many clothes
Lifestyle

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.
Start of the auction of Warhol's Marilyn Monroe portrait
Lifestyle

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?
Man holds up door for woman
Lifestyle

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
Lifestyle

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.
Asian woman listens to western man in business setting
Lifestyle

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.
The Canadian in the Mount Robson Provincial Park
Lifestyle

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.

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