"I am smiling in less than half of my profile pictures."
"I am smiling in about half of my profile pictures."
"I am smiling in over half of my profile pictures."
With a kiss on both cheeks.
With a kiss on both cheeks, an embrace, broad gestures and loud conversation!
With a firm handshake.
"No, I don’t have a cigarette."
You should NEVER be late.
5 minutes is okay.
15 to 30 minutes is acceptable.
1 foot away from each other.
2 feet away from each other.
Between one and two feet.
"A-okay" or "good".
An offensive gesture which refers to an intimate body part.
"Zero" or "worthless".
Embrace your friend.
Ask about his/her life, health, family.
Stand next to him/her and go straight to the point on why you are both meeting.
You feel comfortable about both being touched and touching him/her.
You feel uncomfortable, but it is not a big deal.
You feel very uncomfortable.
You dress formally while in the office because you want to make a good impression on your peers.
You dress formally and keep your business dress on the whole day.
You only dress formally if you visit the head office; otherwise your style is more relaxed.
You have a two-hour lunch break and use it for personal time or go home to eat with friends/family.
You only have a small snack at noon.
You eat with your colleagues in a staff canteen.
The meetings are scheduled in advance and follow a formal agenda. Compliance and mutual decision making is very important.
The meetings are planned in detail and follow the purpose of briefing and coordination.
The meetings are more unstructured and informal. People come and go and it seems more like a social gathering than a productive meeting.
An impressive car.
Your appearance and a good sense of style.
Indirectly (but at less than a 45° angle).
You alternate, facing them both directly and at an angle during the conversation.
You stay where you are.
You try to step away a little bit.
You take a large step back.