How to speak English about awkward matters in business
02. August 2021
Does speaking about delicate matters in English in business feel like walking on eggshells? Do you feel like you might crash the conversation with every word you say. The atmosphere is awkward and tense and you feel uncomfortable.
How to build vibrant business relationships despite different communication styles: 3 steps to better understanding
08. März 2021
How can you build a business relationship with your client when you have the feeling you can’t get into the conversation? Your conversation partner talks and talks and you lose interest in the conversation. This could just be the way your client communicates. But it might also be related to his/ her culture. This is just one communication style you can encounter when dealing with different cultures in business.

Want to improve your Business English? 5 tiny tips for setting the right language goals.
29. Januar 2021
January is a month that feels like the start of something new. You can read everywhere about new year’s resolutions and how they will turn your year into something special. But we are now almost at the end oft he month and do you still stick to new year’s resolutions or have you already forgotten about them? Has everyday life got the better of you?
02. Dezember 2020
A lot of my students hope to become fluent in Business English so that they can communicate as competently as in their native language at work. Sure it is an important aim because who wants to struggle in a conversation in business?

21. Oktober 2020
Does your cultural background influence the way you communicate in business conversations?
24. September 2020
Intercultural communication: when I first started working in Ireland, I had no real understanding of the subtleties of this kind of communication. But, as I quickly learned, what you don’t know can hurt you.

02. September 2020
Do you ever feel impatient when communicating with different cultures in business?
13. August 2020
Can I tell you something? It surprises me a little that some clients think they can translate their business communication directly into English and assume they’ll be successful business people in English.

21. Juli 2020
You are going to meet an important client who promises a big contract on your lead product but feel uncomfortable about it. You have met him a couple of times but there is something about your communication that doesn‘t work and you can‘t describe it.
03. Juli 2020
Business is business, whatever language you speak - so why should I care about my client's culture?"

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