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Communicating Across Cultures for Lawyers

Chancellor's Forum Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: Communicating Across Cultures for Lawyers Co-Presented by the Business Law Section, Diversity in the Profession Committee and International Law Committee Interacting with diverse colleagues and…
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Lie to Me

By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved What constitutes a lie? Per the dictionary, it’s, "An untrue statement made with intent to deceive." But, if you lie to spare someone's feelings ("Does this dress make me look fat?"…
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Be in a new ABA book! Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands®: Courtrooms and Corporate Counsels

In 2015, the ABA will publish Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands®: Courtrooms and Corporate Counsels.  The original Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands® is a Library Journal “Best Business Books” winner, with over 300,000 copies sold.   We are asking legal…
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Feeling Lucky? Global Gambling

888888   Feeling Lucky?  888888 By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved High Stakes & Superstitions Dr. Desmond Lam is a whale. Not because of his girth, but because of his worth to casinos. Casinos love Professor…
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Bad Ads and Translation Blunders

I Love You, and other foreign language faux pas As Alexander Pope said,  “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” But could learning just a few phrases in a foreign language actually be hazardous? Yes and no.  In Madrid a few…
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Avoid Blunders at Meetings in Asia-Pacific

By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine While there are more than 7 billion people on our planet, the most populous nations are in Asia. This makes them an irresistible market for…
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Don't Waste My Time!

Although Keita Kadowki, director of sales and marketing at the New Otani Hotels, was exactly on time for his appointment in New York City, he was still concerned. “In Japan, you must be at leastfive minutes early for an appointment,”…