Be an “Intrapreneur” Within Your Company

Be an “Intrapreneur” Within Your Company

Most professionals dream of one day becoming a CEO or running their own business. While many eventually put themselves in that position sometime during their career, far more feel stuck on career tracks that won’t lead to that promised land. But what about investing in yourself, treating yourself as your own business and making yourself more “profitable” within your current company? In essence, become an “intrapreneur” or the “CEO of Me”? One of the best ways to accomplish this is through language learning, because of all the tangential benefits that come along with studying a new language, like:

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How Confidence Fuels Effective Communication

How Confidence Fuels Effective Communication

Confident employees express themselves clearly with internal and external stakeholders. Without speaking confidence, the drive to connect and innovate is stifled—to the detriment of the business. 70% of business learners in a recent survey said their language confidence increased after using a Rosetta Stone® program.

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How Bilingualism Benefits You

How Bilingualism Benefits You

More than half the world learns more than one language as a child. While we in the monolinguistic world might think that has no bearing on success, there turn out to be many benefits to being bilingual or multilingual. To see those benefits, all we have to do is look at children.

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Expats

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Expats

As business becomes increasingly global, many companies turn toward relocating their own employees to new foreign offices rather than try to hire local workers. This could be for a variety of reasons, but the practice comes with both benefits and trade-offs.

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Cultural Understanding Goes Beyond Language

Cultural Understanding Goes Beyond Language

For many professionals, preparation for working with people from other cultures stops at a small bit of language learning. They believe that as long as they can get their point across, their communications with multinational colleagues will be successful.

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LEARNING NEW SKILLS IN 2016

LEARNING NEW SKILLS IN 2016

Businesses of all shapes and sizes are looking at ways to encourage employees to learn new skills in more flexible and tailored ways. Technology is the key driver accelerating learning and development (L&D) trends in the market place. Here
are five trends to look out for in 2016.

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Pharmaceutical giant Walgreens Boots Alliance goes multi-lingual with Rosetta Stone

Pharmaceutical giant Walgreens Boots Alliance goes multi-lingual with Rosetta Stone

The merger of Walgreens and Alliance Boots created not only the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise in the world but also a company with a rich cultural and lingual diversity. Proficiency in English for business is a must, but capabilities across a good spread of other European and non-European languages are also important, and employees need supportive language learning resources to achieve this goal.

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