Listen to an extract of an interview with a professor of Business Studies about the subject of motivation.

Professionals Podcasts - Motivation in the workplace

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I'm at first time at BC and when I tried to do the 1st task I didn't understand how to drag words to correct order... But! After 15-20 minutes after my tryings, I realised that I had to pick the world once and then pick right place for this world)))

Hello Matthew,

Welcome -- we're glad you found us.

I'm glad you figured it out! Just so you know, in tasks where you move more than one word into a box (for example, Task 2 on our Biotechnology page), you have to click or press on top of the small hand at the right end of words to add a new word into a box.

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Kirk
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Great topic and I got inspired by the conversation and advices
Thanks from from my bottom of heart

Hi everybody from spain,

I agree with the advices that the professor of Business Studies give us, but in my opinion this is not real nowadays because in most of the companies you have to motivate yourself if you don't want to be fired at least in Spain. According with my professional experiences in large companies the managers that I've had are very bussy focused in their own tasks and not in motivate their staff. I was working in Iberia airlines and the big motivations for the employees were to work hard in order not to be fired or sending to the airport, I don't know if I've had a bad experience but I'd like to find a manager in the future that motivate his staff everyday, of course if I'm manager someday in my life I'm going to try to follow the advices of the podcast.

good conversation .

Thanks a lot for sharing this content!

I am new in site to study business English. i need the clear about "Preparation task" that is from where i start...

Hello suman_mia,

Yes, that is correct. The pages are designed with the tasks in the suggested order. Remember that most pages also contain a transcript so after doing all the tasks you can listen and read the text at the same time to finish.

 

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Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

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