The power of negotiation is a great skill to have. The ability to convince, persuade, and even manipulate the person you are speaking to is a great asset for any company in the world of business. In the world of international business you are going to need some phrases to help you negotiate in English. Below you can find some useful phrases for you to use the next time you find yourself negotiating. You can find a print friendly version of the phrases in a PDF file here. Aski
A couple of days ago I was asked to help write a formal email to someone, we talked about what they wanted to say, and then together changed the language from informal to formal. When the masterpiece was finished, the person I was working with noticed a lot of phrasal verbs they had not seen before. While we often do use phrasal verbs a lot in informal English, there are a set of formal phrasal verbs which can be used in the business arena, both in spoken and written form. I'
You might work in a company where you have meetings each day about projects, changes, or teleconferences with your international colleagues or customers. I'm not sure if anyone actually likes these meetings, especially when they are in-house. You almost always get that one person asking questions that then delays the end of the meeting by at least 30 minutes(if you're lucky!) If you don't have a person in your meetings like that, it's you! But, on a serious note, there are a