Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Habits of Successful people - Business English Conversation

Business Conversation Lesson about how to organize your morning to be successful.

Everyone has daily habits to help them get up and running in the morning.  I usually get up with a vibrating alarm clock that is under my pillow.  I pet the cat and then get the children out of bed and out to school.   I don't sit down to eat until at least 7:30, but to get some energy I squeeze and orange and a lemon and drink it.  'Then after the kids are our, I get down to business.

Read this article to find out what hugely successful people do
Key Terms
 striking 
 retail outlet
pave the way
maximize productivity
, effectiveness
success
catapult 
 distractions 
resources,
sneaky 
undermine 
mental clarity
 nuisances 
up to par
recharge
blast of energy
 one fell swoop
visualize
like a breeze
work burnout
 eliminates stress
peak performance 
less-pressing tasks
trivial


Questions 
Which of these habits seems to you the most important? 
How do you start your day? 
How focused are you at work? 
If you work in open space, how can you reduce distractions? 
Do you get enough rest? 
How can you get more if you don't get enough rest one night? 
What is your morning ritual? 
How much time does it take you to get ready in the morning? 
Do you have an evening ritual? 
How do you decide what needs to be done for the next day? 
What activities do you do to "take care of yourself?"
How much time do you give yourself to do these things? 
How do you budget your time? 


Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 

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