Why Conversational English Isn't Enough: The Key To Leveraging Language For Career Development

QUESTION: “What is your most important reason for learning English?”


MOST COMMON ANSWER: “To improve my career opportunities.”

Am I correct? Learning English is a vehicle to transport you on the highway of career advancement; this is absolutely true for most students. You are a Verbling student because you understand that English proficiency is an important component of professional development. However, it is only a beginning.

In order to attain higher pinnacles of success and respect in your work, you must become a master of communication. What does this mean? It means that once you have good command of the English language, you must learn how to adapt your communication style to develop strong relationships with all personality types. And, the skills required to do this are not that difficult.

Knowing how to recognize different personality types and respond effectively to each one will establish you as a great communicator, someone who connects with both co-workers and superiors, and someone who should be considered for managerial or leadership positions. But wait…there is more.

Everyone has a primary modality for accessing and imparting information. Have you noticed that some people are ok with receiving important information by phone call? Or, what about the boss who insists on seeing you in person to discuss an important matter? This is probably because the boss has a primary modality that is visual, while ones who are satisfied with a phone call are primarily auditory. Does knowing this help you understand communication preferences and develop a stronger relationship with your boss? You bet it does!

Finally, you must know that conflict is inevitable in human relationships. Knowing how to manage conflict is essential to professional growth. Strategies for containing conflict will vary according to personality types. However, there are simple responses in the face of conflict that will help defuse almost any situation.

You don’t even need to be accent-perfect to become a master of communication in English. Consider Arnold Schwarzenegger, who still has a noticeable accent yet became wildly successful in English-speaking films and as governor of California. Why? Because he mastered the art of communication, the key to leveraging language for career development.



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EXPERIENCE MATTERS! As a professional speaker, trainer, corporate consultant, and business language teacher spanning 26 years, and self-published best-selling author on Amazon.com (1997-99), let me help you for: * Expanding your career opportunities * Creating clear and concise text and email you send daily * Adapting to different personality types to enhance communication * Shortening sentences for effective English speaking and writing * Learning how to speak like a pro at meetings and public presentations * Building an achievement-focused resume that gets the job interview * Preparing you with what to say when going to job interviews TEXT ME if you're destined to greater heights of professional excellence about my 12-week management course, The Consummate Manager, and my 15-week leadership course, The Heart of A Leader, now available with Verbling! My experience as a traveler to 52 countries helps me create solid relationships with my students. And, along with experience as a professional stand-up comedian, makes my lessons fun and fascinating! TEXT ME to learn more about how I can make a difference for you...and the initial trial lesson is FREE *NOTE: Cancellation within one hour of the lesson or without prior notification of cancellation, the lesson will be non-refundable. Cancellation same day of the lesson is subject to 50% refund. PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS Award-winning Author/Publisher of “L.A. Made Easy,” in Public Places & Attractions category, Los Angeles Programs Assn. 2015-2016-2017 Best-selling book on Amazon.com, I wrote and published, “When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Lighten Up!” 1997-99 Negotiated partnerships for my business publication, with major hotels and National Tourism Offices in Turkey, Morocco, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Greenland, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia 2005-2016 Keynote Speaker of the Year, Society of Gynecological Oncologists 2009 Keynote Speaker of the Year, Emergency Medical Services 2000 Speaker of the Year, Apogee Mental Health Services 1998 Train the Trainer certification from ASTD (American Society for Training & Development), 1992 Winner of the Open Comedy Audition (out of 300 acts) on Comedy Central TV, 1991 Owner of Terry Braverman & Company, professional speaking and training company, 1992-2015 STUDENTS SAY... “Terry has been really helpful with my Business English. It has been a pleasure to learn from Terry for the past year and our lessons contributed greatly to my recent hiring by Google, which hires only .2 per cent of all job applicants! Terry focused on the topics I wanted to improve upon, and we had significant results in communication, adapting to personality types, and resolving workplace issues. Thanks for your tremendous support.” - MP, IT Specialist, Mountain View, USA "I was having problem to negotiate a good business deal with a Japanese import company. Terry coached me about Japanese culture and how to successfully negotiate to make everyone happy. The result was US$3.4 million agreement to buy our agricultural products and ship to Japan." RF, Owner, Sta. Catarina, Brazil "Terry did a terrific job in preparing me for an interview with the CEO of the world’s #1 healthcare company, RMA. Yesterday I just learned that I got the job as COO! I start September 19 (2019). His well-organized tutorials of stating valued personal qualities like determined, persistent, and resourceful, then each followed by a workplace example of achieving results was the perfect blueprint to study, practice, and execute effectively at the job interview. The result speaks for itself. Thanks again for the great advice and support! - AC, Chief Operating Officer, Madrid, Spain "...Once again many thanks for your support and the good interview preparation in the last two weeks. Your lessons are a lot of fun and very goal-oriented. I had my job interview...It took three hours and went very well...The result: I have the job and will start as Managing Director for Waukesha Electric Systems (SPX Corp.) on 01.02.2019. So thank you very much! We will then continue with the lessons from the beginning of January." - Markus, Managing Director, Celle, Germany "Terry is a great teacher! His lessons are fun and very helpful. I recommend everyone to book his lessons." - Bas, Assistant Director of Marketing Communications Office, Federal Government of The Netherlands "Terry, thank you so much for your teaching. I enjoyed talking with you and I learned a lot from you. You gave me a gift of the lifetime: humor. I will always keep it in my mind and integrate it into my future presentation and conversation with people I would encounter in the West." - Nathan Yang, Teacher, Taiwan “Sometimes I struggle with expressing my thoughts in English. I asked Terry to help me with a public presentation for a training session. Terry inspired me to speak from my personal experiences as it related to my topic. His direction was just what I needed to give life to an otherwise dull topic…” - Wenxin Guan, Senior Research Analyst, IMS Health, Los Angeles, CA "Terry came to the session with a great plan...He was perfectly prepared, so the lesson was well-structured and therefore extremely efficient. We worked on my job interview mistakes from my real job interviews. We also worked on my biggest grammar weakness - prepositions after certain words. I've never seen such a high level of professionalism.” - DK, Software Developer, Krasnodar, Russia *NOTE LESSON POLICY: If you cancel our lesson within one hour of the scheduled time, or not show up for the lesson without notice, you will be charged for it.
Flag
English
globe
United States
time
745
Speaks:
English
Native
,
Spanish
B2
,
Portuguese
A2
EXPERIENCE MATTERS! As a professional speaker, trainer, corporate consultant, and business language teacher spanning 26 years, and self-published best-selling author on Amazon.com (1997-99), let me help you for: * Expanding your career opportunities * Creating clear and concise text and email you send daily * Adapting to different personality types to enhance communication * Shortening sentences for effective English speaking and writing * Learning how to speak like a pro at meetings and public presentations * Building an achievement-focused resume that gets the job interview * Preparing you with what to say when going to job interviews TEXT ME if you're destined to greater heights of professional excellence about my 12-week management course, The Consummate Manager, and my 15-week leadership course, The Heart of A Leader, now available with Verbling! My experience as a traveler to 52 countries helps me create solid relationships with my students. And, along with experience as a professional stand-up comedian, makes my lessons fun and fascinating! TEXT ME to learn more about how I can make a difference for you...and the initial trial lesson is FREE *NOTE: Cancellation within one hour of the lesson or without prior notification of cancellation, the lesson will be non-refundable. Cancellation same day of the lesson is subject to 50% refund. PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS Award-winning Author/Publisher of “L.A. Made Easy,” in Public Places & Attractions category, Los Angeles Programs Assn. 2015-2016-2017 Best-selling book on Amazon.com, I wrote and published, “When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Lighten Up!” 1997-99 Negotiated partnerships for my business publication, with major hotels and National Tourism Offices in Turkey, Morocco, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Greenland, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia 2005-2016 Keynote Speaker of the Year, Society of Gynecological Oncologists 2009 Keynote Speaker of the Year, Emergency Medical Services 2000 Speaker of the Year, Apogee Mental Health Services 1998 Train the Trainer certification from ASTD (American Society for Training & Development), 1992 Winner of the Open Comedy Audition (out of 300 acts) on Comedy Central TV, 1991 Owner of Terry Braverman & Company, professional speaking and training company, 1992-2015 STUDENTS SAY... “Terry has been really helpful with my Business English. It has been a pleasure to learn from Terry for the past year and our lessons contributed greatly to my recent hiring by Google, which hires only .2 per cent of all job applicants! Terry focused on the topics I wanted to improve upon, and we had significant results in communication, adapting to personality types, and resolving workplace issues. Thanks for your tremendous support.” - MP, IT Specialist, Mountain View, USA "I was having problem to negotiate a good business deal with a Japanese import company. Terry coached me about Japanese culture and how to successfully negotiate to make everyone happy. The result was US$3.4 million agreement to buy our agricultural products and ship to Japan." RF, Owner, Sta. Catarina, Brazil "Terry did a terrific job in preparing me for an interview with the CEO of the world’s #1 healthcare company, RMA. Yesterday I just learned that I got the job as COO! I start September 19 (2019). His well-organized tutorials of stating valued personal qualities like determined, persistent, and resourceful, then each followed by a workplace example of achieving results was the perfect blueprint to study, practice, and execute effectively at the job interview. The result speaks for itself. Thanks again for the great advice and support! - AC, Chief Operating Officer, Madrid, Spain "...Once again many thanks for your support and the good interview preparation in the last two weeks. Your lessons are a lot of fun and very goal-oriented. I had my job interview...It took three hours and went very well...The result: I have the job and will start as Managing Director for Waukesha Electric Systems (SPX Corp.) on 01.02.2019. So thank you very much! We will then continue with the lessons from the beginning of January." - Markus, Managing Director, Celle, Germany "Terry is a great teacher! His lessons are fun and very helpful. I recommend everyone to book his lessons." - Bas, Assistant Director of Marketing Communications Office, Federal Government of The Netherlands "Terry, thank you so much for your teaching. I enjoyed talking with you and I learned a lot from you. You gave me a gift of the lifetime: humor. I will always keep it in my mind and integrate it into my future presentation and conversation with people I would encounter in the West." - Nathan Yang, Teacher, Taiwan “Sometimes I struggle with expressing my thoughts in English. I asked Terry to help me with a public presentation for a training session. Terry inspired me to speak from my personal experiences as it related to my topic. His direction was just what I needed to give life to an otherwise dull topic…” - Wenxin Guan, Senior Research Analyst, IMS Health, Los Angeles, CA "Terry came to the session with a great plan...He was perfectly prepared, so the lesson was well-structured and therefore extremely efficient. We worked on my job interview mistakes from my real job interviews. We also worked on my biggest grammar weakness - prepositions after certain words. I've never seen such a high level of professionalism.” - DK, Software Developer, Krasnodar, Russia *NOTE LESSON POLICY: If you cancel our lesson within one hour of the scheduled time, or not show up for the lesson without notice, you will be charged for it.
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