Archivo de la categoría: ARTICLES IN ENGLISH

I usually write in Spanish but I have started to write in English too, in spite of English is not my maternal language.
I hope you will be patient if you find a grammar mistake.

Review of Difficult of Conversations

Last December, I spent a few vacation days in London with my family. I took advantage of my trip to buy some books in English (it is not my native tongue) at Waterstones, the largest bookshop in Europe. This one … Seguir leyendo

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Review of The Real Life MBA

If you are a follower of my blog, you will notice that reading and business are two of my passions (and English is not my native tongue. Please be patient if you find a grammatical mistake. I will apreciate if … Seguir leyendo

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Review of The secrets of selling, a book written by Geoff King

The whole title of this book is The secrets of selling. How to win in any sales situation. How to resist buying it? Everyone has something to sell (from the bottom of the company to the CEO). I have sold … Seguir leyendo

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Review of 50 Management ideas you really need to know

If you are a follower of my blog, you will notice that English is not my native tongue. One of the reasons why I bought this book was to enrich my Business English vocabulary, the other one was my passion … Seguir leyendo

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Teamwork

(Text of my speech at Valencia Toastmasters) One of the greatest sportsmen ever, Michael Jordan, said once: talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. Fellow Toastmasters and guests, imagine we are in the late seventies, in the time … Seguir leyendo

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Review of How to write effective business English by Fiona Talbot

Last year, I spent my summer holidays in London. I was in a Language School improving my English (If you are a follower of my blog, you will know that English is not my native tongue). I travelled to London … Seguir leyendo

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Is the glass half empty or half full?

Text of my speech at Florida State University. Valencia, Tuesday 15th of April Author’s note: I’m a Non Native English Speaker, please be patient if you find a grammatical mistake. Feel free to send me an inbox correcting my mistakes … Seguir leyendo

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It could happen to you

(Text of my Toastmasters’ speech at FSU on Tuesday 1st of April) Mahatma Gandhi said “there are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread”. The saddest thing that I’ve … Seguir leyendo

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Book Review of Social Media 101

Introduction My wife and I bought this book in McNally Jackson, our favorite bookshop of New York City, when we were living there in 2011. She is in the marketing business and also runs a blog about baking. Blogging is … Seguir leyendo

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New Boots

Text of my speech at Real Club Naútico de Valencia General Macarthur said: old soldiers never die, they just fade away. Fellow Toastmasters and welcome guests, since we are in this wonderful setting, let me tell you a story with … Seguir leyendo

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Book Review: Quiet by Susan Cain

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Since I saw, for the first time, the Susan Cain’s speech at TED named The power of introverts, I started to look for her book, Quiet. Below, you can … Seguir leyendo

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Review of Winning by Jack Welch

No other management book will ever be needed. – Warren E. Buffet When I was studying my MBA, several teachers recommended to me reading the book Winning. During a couple of years, I was looking for this book in every … Seguir leyendo

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Life is like a box of chocolates

(Text of my speech at Toastmasters) “Stupid is as stupid does” The kid was waiting for the bus on his very first day of school. The bus arrived, the doors opened and the school bus driver asked – are you … Seguir leyendo

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What a wonderful World!

(This is the whole text of my speech at Valencia Toastmasters at El Faro. 26th of March) Fellow toastmasters and guests, St. Augustine said: the world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only a page. One of … Seguir leyendo

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Yes, we can!

(This is the text of my speech at  Valencia Toastmasters at Florida State University on 5th of February) Fellow toastmasters and guests, will-power is the key to success! My speech of today is titled “Yes, we can!” I’m not going to talk … Seguir leyendo

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The Boston matrix

(This is the text of my speech at Toastmasters Valencia at Florida State University on the 22nd of January) When I was at business school, another student  told me that  every English word adopted in Spanish and ending in “I … Seguir leyendo

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Review of The Great Gatsby (when money talks)

I have just read the Great Gatsby, an American classic book written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It tells the story of Jay Gatsby, a new rich of the twenties. His neighbor, Nick Carraway (the narrator), tells how Mr. Gatsby, every … Seguir leyendo

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A Christmas carol: I saw Santa

Once upon a time, an introverted child named David, myself, lived in a village in Madrid.  I always waited enthusiastically for the whole year for Christmas time, my favourite time of the year, and even nowadays I still do it. … Seguir leyendo

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Thoughts on Spanish unemployment

We are suffering the most virulent crisis that the world has ever seen. In my opinion, it is even worse than the Great Depression. In spite of this is a global crisis, it is being especially hard in Spain, where … Seguir leyendo

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Spanish Presidents and foreign languages

British and American people, usually, don’t learn other languages. They think that they don’t need it, because English is the most used language around the world. I don’t know the reason, but in the last few years, the person who … Seguir leyendo

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