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Advanced Business English: Delivering Constructive Criticism

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Advanced Business English: Delivering Constructive Criticism

It’s challenging to give (and receive) criticism in any language. However, in the workplace, this skill is integral to your success as an employee, colleague, or manager. While this post discusses negative feedback, keep in mind that negative feedback is also called constructive criticism or suggestions for growth in professional contexts. While we may want to tell somebody that they’re lazy or inexperienced, that would be unprofessional and offensive in the workplace. As you read, notice how using questions and careful, strategic language will help you to communicate feedback in a clear, but polite way.

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Talking About Your Goals

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Talking About Your Goals

A goal is something that you are trying to achieve. Are you hoping to earn your master’s degree? Advance in your company? Do you intend to travel to a new country? Try a new hobby? We’re constantly setting personal and professional goals. Today, we’ll cover the most useful vocabulary and phrases for talking about professional development goals. 

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Fifteen Business Buzzwords

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Fifteen Business Buzzwords

Have you ever been in a meeting in English when someone uses a word or phrase that simply does not make any sense? Words and phrases like synergy or move the needle can easily be confusing to someone who does not know their special meaning. Read these 15 Business Buzzwords below and use these terms in your next business meeting.

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