Taraneh Ghajar Jerven

Taraneh Ghajar Jerven is a freelance writer and editor. She’s an insatiable culture sleuth. She specializes in profiling craftsmen and tracking food trends. Fashion brings her joy. Taraneh writes for Inside Vancouver, Montecristo, Vancouver Magazine, Western Living, Condo and GuestLife’s Vancouver City Guide. She also edits the hyper-local neighbourhood blog Kitsilano.ca. Email

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Apr 2, 2013
Doing Business in Brazil

Eye to Eye: Standard salutations often start with a long handshake and steady eye contact for men, or a kiss on each cheek for women. Self-Sabotage: Saying, “I’m sorry, I don’t speak Spanish,” when greeting your host won’t get you far: Brazilians speak Portuguese. The Basics: Learn Portuguese pleasantries such as “good...

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