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The Swiss are fairly reserved and speak softly, so visitors who talk loudly will stand out. Also, when greeting someone for the first time in a business setting, both men and women only shake hands. The three alternating kisses that people sometimes exchange are best reserved for social settings or for those with whom you are most familiar. 

And remember – always be punctual. Doing business in a city that runs like clockwork involves having a watch that is set a few minutes early.

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