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Dealing with Difficult People at Work Part I

Can’t we all just get along? In Part I of a two-part series, we’ll take a look at a difficult person that is making the office a nightmare for her co-workers....

Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: November 19, 2015

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Running Late

We can’t be on time every day. This lesson is for those of us who sometimes are a little late....

Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: September 10, 2015

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Asking for a Deadline Extension

One of the most powerful words in the English language: deadline. Today we'll look at what happens when an employee tries to ask for a deadline extension and how her boss responds....

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: September 03, 2015

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Checking Project Status

The boss just showed up looking for an update on your project status? What do you tell her? Find out...

Host: Chris, Adam
Grammar: why_not

Published: March 03, 2015

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End of Year Performance Evaluation

Giving and receiving feedback at any job is important. At many American companies, this takes on formality in the shape of an end of year performance evaluation. What can you expect from one of these evaluations and how do you participate in one?...

Host: Jason, Jenny

Published: December 19, 2014

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Finding a Career Mentor

Feeling like you need someone help getting to the next level of your career? Maybe you need a career mentor? Well, in today’s lesson find out who can be your potential mentor and how to ask them....

Host: John, Cynthia
Grammar: Using_Even_if

Published: February 07, 2014

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Team Building

Team building is most effective when everyone is on the same page.  The idea is to create an atmosphere where everyone feels included, valued, important and comfortable participating. In today’s lesson, we look at a lot of great team building related vocabulary and strategies....

Host: John, Lisa

Published: June 28, 2013

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