international business

4 Translation Apps to Ease International Business Communication

English is generally viewed as the international business language, but that doesn’t mean you can coast on the expectation that everyone speaks it. Learning a few phrases in the local language shows respect for your associates and their culture and can serve as a great icebreaker. As the world becomes more globalized, however, many companies may expect you to have skills in more than one language (or at least the tenacity to find language support in foreign markets).
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How to Give Constructive Feedback to Your Employees [Infographic]

Human beings are complicated machines, and when something isn’t working right there’s no hard-and-fast method to fix us. When you’re results-driven and time is scarce, dealing with an employee who’s made a mistake or is consistently under-performing can be a daunting task. Naturally, you want a quick fix, but going at the problem with a hammer when soft skills and an evolved company culture are what’s needed can prove more costly than doing it right in the first place. … Read More»

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How To Create Healthier One-On-One Meetings [Infographic]

Everyone is busy. And when people are too busy, the most necessary step to developing a strong organization often falls by the wayside. One-on-one meetings are a necessary step to fostering a strong organization. Yet, with busy managers and employees, the meetings are sometimes overlooked. Quantum Workplace, a company with an employee feedback platform designed to […] Read moreRead More»

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Team Efforts: Smooth Dancing or Stepping on Toes?

How coordinated are team efforts in your organization? Do team members gracefully engage, solving problems and supporting each other, or are their interactions messy, frustrating, or even chaotic? Recent experiences have shed light on the latter, in many organizations. Some of the most glaring have been on a very different stage… literally…. Read More»

Negotiation Techniques That Never Fail [Infographic]

Pro-active listening is just one such technique for more effective negotiating, but for many it’s the gateway to a new form of positive compromise. To tune up the other aspects of your technique, be sure to check out this new infographic which identifies and explains seven effective tools to boost anyone’s game, from business beginner to seasoned entrepreneur…. Read More»

What Employees Really Want in Workplace Communication [Infographic]

Effective communication is vital for the success of any business. But according to this infographic from our friends at 15Five, very few employees are actually getting the type of communication that they desire from their managers. Are you an employee that’s getting what you want? Are you a leader giving your employees what they need? […] Read moreRead More»

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