(Mis)Understanding Emojis Across Cultures

(Mis)Understanding Emojis Across Cultures #culturematters “Le langage est source de malentendus.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry A recent message from a contact gave pause when it started with the 👋 emoji. While research showed that it is usually intended to say “hello”...

10 Reasons to ❤ Canada

Did you know that youth now represent nearly half the Indigenous population in Canada? That Indigenous entrepreneurship, in general, but especially for youth, has been on the rise since 2000 and is growing at a rate that is six times faster than entrepreneurship among...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from Cultural Mixology! How much do you know about seasonal holiday celebrations around the world? Test your knowledge with our fun quiz by clicking the present below!   CULTURAL MIXOLOGY IS A CERTIFIED M/WBE IN NEW YORK Copyright © 2018 Cultural...

‘Tis (Always) the Season: Global Trends in Generosity

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” ―Anne Frank Which of the following characterizes the way that you most often give back? Helping a stranger Donating money Volunteering time Like almost everything else, the idea of “giving back” varies across...

Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving, Eh!

It’s often said that 50% of being Canadian is not being American. While the United States and Canada are two of the most similar cultures in the world, there are also many critical differences. This month, we’re wondering why Canadians and Americans...

Happy New Year!

When is the new year? Is it marked by a birthday? An anniversary? Is it when the school year starts? Is it when the fiscal year begins? Is it January 1st, the first day of the Gregorian calendar, which is the most commonly used calendar in the world? Whether we...
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