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Project Kickoff Meeting

The new year always brings new beginnings: not just in our personal lives, but at work as well. In today’s lesson, we’ll take a look at a new office project, and just how the company will start it....

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: January 12, 2016

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Quarterly Results Review Part 2

In Part II of our series on quarterly results review, we’ll be taking a closer look at revenue and explaining why certain area grew while others fell shot of expectations. ...

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: August 11, 2015

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The BCG Growth Matrix

In the world of business, profits and revenues don’t tell the whole story. In today’s lesson, we’ll talk about another way to analyze companies and their products....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: July 23, 2015

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Brand Advertising

Advertising is all around us. In this first of two lessons, learn about one maintype of advertising – brand advertising....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: June 04, 2015

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Negotiating Prices

Negotiations are not a walk in the park. With so much at stake, it's important to know what you're doing. This means multiple strategies, a reserve price, a ZOPA, and a stretch goal. None of this make any sense? Check out this lesson to learn more....

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: Gun_idioms

Published: May 21, 2015

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The Art of Negotiation

Negotiation is an art with no results guaranteed even if you are the President of the United States. In this lesson, listen in as President Frank Underwood negotiates a political crisis with other Washington politicians....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: April 23, 2015

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Building Smarter Teams

We're working more than ever in teams. What makes a team 'smart'? Is it the collective intelligence of its members or is there more to it? Two prominent business professors from the United States recently published their research findings on the New York Times. Today we listen to their thoughts on h...

Function: explaining, debating
Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: March 19, 2015

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Marketing Proposal

Marketing is serious business. Every corporation puts huge amounts of money into this quickly expanding field. But when it comes down to marketing a product, a proposal must first and foremost be made. What does this process look like?...

Host: Jason, Jenny
Grammar: “to hold”

Published: December 29, 2014

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Strategic Consulting

Business is pretty cut-throat these days. With so many economies across the world creating both new opportunities and new sources of competition, how do you make sure that your company stays afloat? Hiring strategy consultants is increasingly a popular option. But is it really worth it?...

Host: Jenny, Chris
Grammar: near-

Published: December 05, 2014

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Pivoting a Company

In today’s lesson, we’ll learn about how some companies have successfully pivoted in order to continue their success....

Grammar: Interjections

Published: September 05, 2014

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Jeff Bezos's Top Ten Leadership Lessons

Looking for ways to grow your business and outsell your competitors? In this lesson you will learn about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo's effective leadership principles....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 30, 2014

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Market Entry Strategy

Entering a new foreign market? In today’s lesson, you’ll hear a dialogue between two executives who are considering expanding their business into Latin America. Listen to this lesson and learn what marketing strategies you should consider....

Host: John, Cynthia

Published: December 13, 2013

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The 80/20 Rule

In today’s lesson, you’ll listen to a talk on the 80/20 Rule or the Pareto Principle. You’ll learn about where this theory came from and how it can be applied in a business setting. So listen this talk and learn how the 80/20 Rule can help you!...

Host: John, Cynthia

Published: September 13, 2013

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