Brazilian customs and traditions

Brazil is known as one of the funniest places in the world, and yes it is, indeed. If we stop to think about the customs and traditions of Brazil, immediately we think about dancing, music, carnival and the sports. So we want to introduce you some of the most representative Brazilian customs.

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Costumbres y tradiciones en Brasil

Brasil es uno de los países señalados como uno de los más divertidos del mundo, es que efectivamente, lo es. Si nos detenemos a pensar sobre cuáles son las costumbres y tradiciones de Brasil, de inmediato pensamos en todo lo que tenga que ver con el baile, la música, el carnaval y el deporte. Por eso te presentamos algunas de las costumbres brasileñas más representativas:

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The Key for Communication: The English Language

As a direct result of the Internet being everywhere you look, the world we live in is more connected than ever. From the countless individuals looking at their smartphones during the day to the many other methods of communication, it is pivotal that we are able to talk to one another. While people have their differences in terms of taste, clothes, culture, and lifestyles, the international community has adopted English as the primary way of transmitting information. With a solid background covering more than one language, you can speak with countless individuals all around the world, and gain many new opportunities as a result; from personal reasons such as traveling and hobbies to professional growth, there are countless reasons to fine-tune one’s understanding of this rich language.

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Cultural Differences in the Business World: Why they Matter

Being mindful of cultural differences in the business world goes beyond following simple rules of thumb such as punctuality standards, dress code, and greeting gestures. It comprises understanding the underlying nature of communication across cultures, as we shall explore in this article.

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Hábitos para aumentar la productividad

Ser más productivo no significa simplemente lograr más, también significa disfrutar más. De nada sirve que alcances la meta del año, del mes o del período propuesto en tu trabajo si al terminar el día sientes estrés, cansancio o cualquier otra emoción negativa porque entonces de nada habrá servido todo el trabajo hecho, ¿o sí?.

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5 Reasons to learn Portuguese

Have you ever wondered why it seems so easy to understand a Portuguese phrase even when you don't have any previous knowledge of it?

Despite the fact that a Spanish speaking person can understand almost 80% of written Portuguese, to speak the well known "portuñol" doesn't guarantee any business success in the Portuguese-speaking countries.

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Lo que debemos hacer para mejorar en inglés

Una mujer joven entra a mi oficina. En ese tiempo yo era consejera académica en una universidad privada en Brasil. Sus grandes ojos marrón brillan con emoción, mientras que un ligero gesto revela preocupación.

“Maestra, “dice. “Cuando me gradúe quiero viajar por el mundo, trabajar y estudiar en diferentes países, entender diferentes culturas, visitar lugares exóticos. ¿Cómo me puedo preparar para ello?” “Aprende inglés,” respondí simplemente. “Y apréndelo bien.”

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Cómo las reformas energéticas benefician a los mexicanos

En los últimos 2 años, un paquete de reformas energéticas se convirtieron en ley en México, estas incluían 9 nuevas leyes así como modificaciones a las ya existentes, con lo cual se establecía un nuevo marco legal para la industria energética en México. Algo que definitivamente urgía a México, si tomamos en cuenta que paso de ser el sexto exportador de petróleo a nivel mundial al décimo lugar en 2014.

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The Many Benefits of being Bilingual

In the globalized, interconnected information era that we live in, communication is key to development. It is easy to see why being able to speak more than one language could improve one’s opportunities for communicating, as human beings speak many different languages across the globe. But are there other aspects to being bilingual? Could it ultimately affect economic, social, cultural, and even health aspects of our lives?

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