Entrepreneurs & Start-ups need Excellent English Skills
Many of our students work for technology start-ups or are entrepreneurs looking to advance their business with excellent English skills. These people know how important it is to present, pitch, communicate and conduct meetings at the highest level. Bolder English is the best resource to improve these English communication skills. We are constantly reading magazines like Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, Bloomberg, The Economist, Wired and more. We also keep up with newspapers like The New York Times, The Guardian UK, The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle and the LA Times. We do this to ‘stay on top of’ what’s happening in the world, in business, in technology, in society, etc.
We have also developed our own material geared to improve your writing, meeting & presentation skills. A recent story in the May 5th, New York Times Magazine: Silicon Valley’s Start-Up Machine talks about the importance of ‘pitch’ skills when it comes to getting funding for your company or simply communicating your company’s goal, mission and value proposition. We can help you present and communicate at your best. You’ll gain confidence and improve your accent if it’s a hindrance. Simple, precise, clear and articulate & eloquent communication is a must for any student or professional who wants to jump into the American business landscape. If you’re looking to succeed, thrive and excel in your chosen field you will need the best possible English communication delivery and pronunciation. Call us now for a free lesson, why wait another minute?
Here are some important points from the above article, don’t let this happen to you!:
No CEO’s of American companies have heavy accents:
-But after ranking every Y.C. company by its valuation, Graham discovered a more significant correlation. “You have to go far down the list to find a C.E.O. with a strong foreign accent,” Graham told me. “Alarmingly far down — like 100th place.”
You must be as good at English as you are with your tech or business core-competencies:
-This was bad news for Strikingly’s David Chen, who moved in 2005 from Guangzhou to the United States to attend high school at Houghton Academy, in upstate New York. He spoke English fluently but struggled to pronounce words like “build,” “mobile” and, most ominously, “strikingly.”