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BEP 156 – Socializing: Networking (Part 2)

Tue, 16 Mar 2010 17:21:21 +0000

Networking is all about people and connections. You never know when someone you meet at a conference or trade show may be able to help your business in the future. In this lesson, we’ll focus on ways to steer a conversation toward a lead. We’ll also cover ways to shoot for a meeting and be […]

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BEP 155 – Socializing: Networking (Part 1)

Mon, 08 Mar 2010 17:31:42 +0000

This is the first of a two-part Business English Pod series on networking. Networking often involves approaching people you don’t know, which can be a little awkward. How do you network in a way that seems genuine? In this lesson, we’ll look at ways to approach people. We’ll also cover greetings and introductions, 10-second elevator […]

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BEP 154 ADV – Motivating Your Team 2

Mon, 01 Mar 2010 17:36:56 +0000

This is the second in a two-part lesson on motivating your team. There are many strategies you can use to motivate people. One way is to reward them. This reward can be emotional, such as acknowledgement or praise for a job well done. Or, it can be more concrete, like a cash bonus or a […]

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BEP 123 ADV (Study Notes) – Negotiations: Closing the Deal

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 07:16:39 +0000

In the concluding episode of our Business English Podcast series on negotiating in English, we’re going to look at closing the deal. Success! The hard work of negotiation has paid off. You’ve reached agreement. Now it’s time to close the deal. In this episode, we’ll study skills and language for the final stage of the […]

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BEP 122 ADV (Study Notes) – Negotiations: Overcoming Blockage

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 08:23:33 +0000

Preview the new Flash quizzes (opens in new window): In today’s podcast on negotiation skills, we will discuss how to overcome blockage in a negotiation. In particular, we’ll focus on identifying stumbling blocks, exploring alternatives, and moving towards agreement. Usually we think of blockage in terms of stumbling blocks, or obstacles, to agreement. But blockage […]

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VV 08 (Study Notes) – Project Management (Part 2)

Mon, 29 Sep 2008 10:28:45 +0000

Video Vocab is a series of short videos explaining the meaning of important business terms related to many of the topics that are part of every day business conversations. We continue our look at the vocabulary related to project management by looking at the words used to describe a project timeline. First we’ll hear a […]

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