Is overcommunication the key leadership skill?

Are you leveraging overcommunication as a leadership skill? Is this overcommunication or clear communication? In English, “over____” is usually bad. “Over-estimate” = estimate too much, “over-cook” = you burnt the chicken, “oversleep” = you’re late for work. Some CEOs in the business world, however, stress that strategy and alignment are best achieved via overcommunicating the […]

Business Words Test: (Upper) Intermediate

Do you want to improve how you use upper intermediate / intermediate business words in business English? Do the tests below, then use them. If you’re not sure how to use them, here are some tips.     Which of the upper intermediate / intermediate business words below are not in the test ? preparing […]

Business Words Test September: Upper intermediate / advanced

Do you want to improve how you use business words in business English? Do the tests below, then use them. If you’re not sure how to use them, here are some tips. Test 1 Test 2   Further Vocabulary Activity for Test 1: Which of the business words below are not in test 1? trust […]

Your company’s Core Competencies (Prahalad & Hamel)

Do you know what your company’s core competencies are? a – Make a list of your company’s strengths, keeping in mind in particular how they contribute to your company’s products and / or services. b – Apply Prahalad & Hamel’s three test questions to them to identify which are core competencies. First an example from […]