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Motivating a Team
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ID: 1901 Upper Intermediate
It can be difficult motivating a team. So what do you do when enthusiasm among your employees reaches an all-time low? Just fire the whole lot of them and start over? In this lesson, a wise HR manager tells us that there is another way. Listen in to this Chinese lesson to find out what it is.
Fri Mar 30 2012 | Jenny, John
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|谈心||tánxīn||to have a heart-to-heart|
|份内||fènnèi||one's job responsibilities|
āi ，Wú jīnglǐ ，nǐ xiànzài yǒu shíjiān ma ？
Hey, Manager Wu. Do you have a moment?
shénme shì ？shuō ba 。
What is it? Go ahead.
yǒu gè zhòngyào wèntí xiǎng zhǎo nǐ shāngliàng shāngliang 。wǒ fāxiàn wǒmen tuánduì de gōngzuò jījíxìng bùtài gāo 。
I have an important question I wanted to discuss with you. I’ve found that our team’s enthusiasm isn’t very high.
nǐ yǒumeiyǒu zhǎo xiàshǔ tán guo xīn ？
Have you sat down and talked with your subordinates about it?
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