Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 21 | The Language of Meetings

When it comes to the decision making process and holding meetings, there’s a set agenda for you to follow. In this agenda will be objectives, priorities, data analysis, alternatives, pros + cons, and making the final decision. However, how can you open up sentences in these six categories? In today’s episode, I’ll give you a dozen ways to do so, along with hearing a completely discombobulated (confusing) meeting with constant interruptions. 

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Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Sales | The Final Sales Podcast of 2021!

This year, which was truly transformational, was the year I’ll always remember that “turned the tables” for me in terms of being an online solopreneur and advertising myself by “doing.” In today’s podcast, I’ll give you pointers and goals to how you cane amplify your next year!

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Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 12 | L.I.S.T.E.N Method

Here we are with the second installment!
When it comes to the L.I.S.T.E.N Method, it’s essential to use what actually works for you.

Look Interested
Inquire
Summarize
Test understanding
Encourage
Neutralize your own attitudes

In today’s podcast, we’re going to break each of them down and listen to ways people adapt to conversations by using them.

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Business English Podcast | Corporate Finance | Different Ways to Write Late Payers

Frustrating experiences with late payers can be time-consuming and costly. There have been times that institutions here in Thailand would pay 1-12 months late. I, on the other hand, receive half payment upfront for bigger projects (over 50 hours) and the other half once the second-half begins. Now, if they don’t pay, they don’t get training. It’s a general principle. In 2019, there was a 12th grade student who didn’t pay me for the last 2 hours of teaching and I constantly had to bug her. In 2016, a university student wanted to pay at the END of the course.

All of this was unbelievably laughable and a learning experience. And so now, you MUST pay before class/course or forget about it.

But if they don’t pay, how can you follow up? Here’s a three-step process that you can adapt to your personal business + accounts payable.

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Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 9 | Briefing Meeting & Adapting to Life’s Challenges

Adapting to any of life’s challenges is easier said than done, but I want you to look at it from a growth perspective standpoint. If you were to take on a challenge, be it personal, workplace, financial, relationships, etc…what could you develop into during that process? In today’s podcast, we’ll listen to an employee get thrown into the fire at his new job in Tokyo and discuss!

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Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 6 | Voicemails & Deadlines

Voicemails could be tricky for note-taking. We live in a world now that we don’t get many voicemails, but instead we get Whatsapp voice messages, or other messages on other social media platforms. So, when you do get them, sometimes we listen for 1-5 minutes and can’t remember anything. So, it’s time to prepare for effective note-taking!
Also, deadlines! I went on a rant, and it was beautiful.

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Business English Podcast | Corporate Finance | Cash-flow Crisis

In business, there are certain ways to generate income when you’re dealing with a crisis. From a personal perspective, it sparks that creativity within one. However, we don’t always want to wait for a crisis to happen for us to be creative and act. In today’s podcast, we look at different ways, creativity, and what you’ve learned since the dawn of the pandemic.

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Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 7: Episode 31 | Dealing with Emotional Blackmail, Threats & Rudeness

OMG! Have any of you ever been threatened in your job? I still remember, as I’ve said so many times before, that particular Saturday when a headteacher (even without power) said to me, “if you want to continue working here, we’re going to have to have a meeting.” 

I had shivers go down my spine and heard, “Arsenio, you’re worth way more than this.”

I went home, started looking for new condos and applied for new jobs in Bangkok.

I quit in my mind and I ultimately left the job two months later.

If someone EVER threatens your job, YOU DESERVE BETTER. I don’t give a damn about the dire work situation, you put that 2-4 week notice in right there while looking them dead in the eye (idiom in regards to staring them directly in their eye), and move on.

You deserve SOOOO much better.

In today’s podcast, I help you navigate rudeness, threats, and emotional blackmail in the workplace!

When People Get What They Want From You…

Boy, how often does this happen? Whether it’s some of my coaching students, getting their score before disappearing (and not telling me what their score was); or the language institutes that I’ve worked for who get what they want (financially) before disappearing.  How can you protect yourself from other’s agendas? In today’s podcast, I’ll give you the three “stop” doings. 

Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Investment | In-Company Interviews: Diversifying Your Assets

Think about, when COVID had first erupted last year, how prepared were you — financially? Good chance that you were on the outside looking in. Meaning, when everything shut down, you put all your eggs into one basket (your main income stream) and then POOF! Gone!

How about the second, third, fourth, etc…..times that the economy in your country had been shut down due to COVID?

What I learned was diversification, whether it’s your job, multiple streams of income, and even assets….it’s unbelievably important.

In today’s podcast, you will listen to three financial managers giving their opinions on diversification.