Archive for February, 2015

ARE BUSINESSES MUTING THEMSELVES?

ARE BUSINESSES MUTING THEMSELVES?

87% of British and German executives state their organisations rely on more than one critical language, yet 70% agree that language skills are not taught to a sufficient standard. Rosetta Stone launches “Business Value in Languages” report which demonstrates proficiency in employees’ native language is not enough to be successful in a global organisation.

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See the world in Flowers

See the world in Flowers

The most popular gift in the world, flowers, mean different things in different regions to people of different cultures. The peony is the most popular flower in China, but bouquets are more commonly given to teachers, rather than lovers. And while 8 flowers mean double the luck in Beijing, odd numbers are considered the most joyous in Russia.

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