Skills 360 – Defending Your Ideas 1

*** Get all the Skills 360 lessons on our free Business English App for iPhone & iPad: Download from the App Store Free Resources: Quiz & Vocab | PDF Transcript Transcript Hello and welcome back to the Skills 360 podcast. I’m your host Tim Simmons, and today I want to take a look at how to defend yourself and your ideas in a competitive world. Some people might think that good ideas will win the day, simply because they’re good ideas. But it’s not that simple. If you’ve got good ideas, you’re going to have to convince people of their value. And you’ll …
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Skills 360 – Top 10 Words for Business 2

*** Get all the Skills 360 lessons on our free Business English App for iPhone & iPad: Download from the App Store Free Resources: Quiz & Vocab | PDF Transcript Transcript Hello and welcome back to the Skills 360 podcast. I’m you’re host, Tim Simmons, and today we’re going to continue our look at the 10 key characteristics of the successful business leader. And just like last time, we’re going to match these qualities to useful words or phrases that you can use in your everyday work life. To begin, I want you to imagine you’re called to an emergency meeting to talk …
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Skills 360 – Top 10 Words for Business 1

*** Get all the Skills 360 lessons on our free Business English App for iPhone & iPad: Download from the App Store Free Resources: Quiz & Vocab | PDF Transcript Transcript Hello and welcome back to the Skills 360 podcast. I’m you’re host, Tim Simmons, and it’s great to have you back for a new season of podcasts from Business English Pod. For today’s lesson, I want to take a look at 10 key skills or characteristics that every successful business leader needs. You’ve probably heard this kind of list before, but I want to do something a bit different. I’ve matched these …
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Skills 360 – Giving and Receiving Feedback (Part 2)

*** Get all the Skills 360 lessons on our free Business English App for iPhone & iPad: Download from the App Store Free Resources: Quiz & Vocab | PDF Transcript Transcript Welcome back to the Skills 360 podcast. I’m your host Tim Simmons, and today I want to help you receive feedback with a positive attitude. Okay now, on with the lesson. How do you feel when you hear something like this from your manager: “Listen, I really need to talk to you about the work you’ve been doing on that big project…” If you’re like most people, your heart starts beating a …
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Skills 360 – Giving and Receiving Feedback (Part 1)

*** Get all the Skills 360 lessons on our free Business English App for iPhone & iPad: Download from the App Store Free Resources: Quiz & Vocab | PDF Transcript Transcript Welcome back to the Skills 360 podcast. I’m your host Tim Simmons, and today I want to talk about giving feedback. Say “feedback” and a lot of people will immediately think of a performance review. You sit down with someone you manage and explain what they’re doing well and what they need to improve. It’s a situation we’ve all been in, on both sides of the desk. However, feedback is much more …
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