Do you sometimes have an uneasy feeling after a meeting in English? Perhaps you’re unsure whether your language skills were good enough to get your message across. Or maybe you feel frustrated because you know it would have gone so much better in your own language.

In this situation it’s tempting to throw the baby out with the bathwater and claim that it was all a complete disaster. Don’t! It won’t get you anywhere. Instead take 15 to 20 minutes immediately after the meeting (or at least on the same day) to analyze your performance using this handy sheet:

Checklist_Meeting performance




Posted on Feb 29, 2016 in getting ahead
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Nicola Bartlett
I’ve been an English trainer for over 25 years, helping adults to get their message across in English – clearly and appropriately. Successful communication in English requires more than just a good knowledge of the language. An understanding of different mentalities and a feeling for the best approach are vital, too. » more