But, it not just the spoken language that one needs to have a grasp of in Greece, there are a handful of hand gestures that are quite offensive in Greek too. The OK sign used is an obscene gesture between Greeks and the hand up in the “stop” position is seen as an insult. So be careful with your hands and your mouth when doing business in Greece.
Don’t let doing business in Greece be all about Hercules and breaking plates, take some time to learn the language and you will soon be doing great business in one of the oldest civilisations on earth. Learn Greek at VLLC to help you success in business with Greece.