Monday, March 16, 2015

If you want to succeed. . . Be more Empathetic - English Conversation, Business English

English Conversation lesson about how to succeed in Business. 

It might go against the grain, but one way to succeed is to be always thinking about what not only what your boss want, but also to understand the problems your colleagues are going through.  This can happen only when you are empathetic. Then everyone can pull together as a team. 


Read, and discuss this article with your English Conversation Teacher. 

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/you-want-succeed-more-empathetic-bruce-kasanoff

Key Terms 
empathy
subordinate
colleague
boss 
to make a difference
an entrepreneur
sell more effectively
very idea of selling
preparation and focus
colleague
disabled child
parent in decline
disinterested
lack of empathy
out-of-sight, out-of-mind trap
to check in regularly
 retrospect
 off the cuff

Questions 
What is the main idea of this article? 
Who do you need to understand the most?
What three points can you understant about empathy?
How can you spot successful person? 
What does a successful person do that other people don't? 
Why is speaking off the cuff not successful?
How can you show empathy to your colleagues?  Customers?
Do you feel that  you are an empathetic person? 
What actions do you do to help your colleagues? 
Is empathy important in your company? 
Is there a way that you can influence your co-workers to be more empathetic?


English Conversaton Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach Professional English Teacher





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