There's nothing better for small business owners than being a part of a greater community. You can find out about new ideas, generate your own ideas, and share them for more meaningful feedback and learning process. Learning English in this situation is no longer a goal in itself, but a means to achieve the goals in whatever you do. As a part of your "New Year's Resolutions" plan, make a commitment to read articles, listen to podcasts and watch videos that will sharpen your business English skills. Here're top 3 suggestions for you:
- English for HR: This is a blog that has a lot of useful information, articles and videos, that will help you develop your vocabulary if you work in the HR department. The articles are compact, and the videos connected with the posts illustrate the points well. The author of the blog, George Sanford, also has his own website where you can look at the books he has written and purchase them to develop your Business English skills!
- Small Business Blog by New York Times offers a wide range of articles that are easy to read and contain a lot of conversational phrases and expressions that will help you enrich your vocabulary significantly!
- Mindtools: No matter what you do, this great resource will help you excel in your career. It offers free and paid options for you to learn more about management, administration, business ownership, etc. You can also sign up for their free newsletters and receive a free copy of the book "Personal Development Planner."
I hope you are motivated enough to begin this year with more gusto and desire to be learning English. Let us know how we could help you!