What do you think when you hear the word "interface"? Do you think about technology, organizations or people? Our author and photographer Franz Marc Frei visited the Bahamas to get an insight into interface management.
Following the Brexit referendum and the election of Donald Trump, there is a feeling that literally anything can happen in the world. But just because something is highly unlikely, this doesn't mean that it is going to happen.
Are you an innovative sort of person? How much of your time do you spend
thinking about ways to improve your organization's existing products and
services — and putting these ideas into practice? Not enough, I suspect.
In recent blog posts, I have looked at the things that typically go wrong in two classic business situations: projects and meetings. Today, I would like to turn my attention to another business minefield: presentations.
Many debates in economics never go away. One is whether minimum wages
destroy jobs. A second is whether budget deficits can stimulate growth. How do we discover what the facts are? And what are facts anyway?
How can we make sure that business English teaching/training is effective? One way is to encourage our learners to adopt a learning cycle based on a self-critical assessment of their performance at work.