Interview with President International of Wingstop

Below is an interview with Larry Kruguer about how learning other languages has changed his career: Micah from Fluency Corp: What is your job title and what do you do exactly every day? Larry: I am President International and Executive Officer at Wingstop Restaurants...
Interview with President International of Wingstop

Do you experience the ‘what?’ factor?

What I believe: accents are beautiful, quirky, tell a story and endear us to people. What I also believe: if you have an accent and you want to be successful in business, you will communicate more effectively if you speak clearly and people understand you well. Now,...
Do you experience the ‘what?’ factor?

Don’t Stop. Don’t Wait.

I know this post already sounds a bit bossy, but you’ll thank me later. Keep reading. First, let’s address ‘don’t stop!’ Today I had lunch with a client who has been taking Spanish lessons with Fluency Corp for almost 3 years. Lately he’s been traveling a lot, and...
Don’t Stop. Don’t Wait.

English Communication Barriers Stopping Your Engineers?

International Corporations, Engineers and Barriers Do you know the 3 biggest barriers that block good English communication between engineers? If you’re an engineer who wants to bypass these English barriers and push on to more effective work hours, Happy...
English Communication Barriers Stopping Your Engineers?

Why English Isn’t the Only Essential Business Language

Two weeks ago: We board a train in Macchu Picchu, Peru. Two women facing us are speaking Japanese tiredly. My friend and I nod politely to them, but we don’t exchange typical pleasantries due to the language barrier. I decide to try out my 6 months of private online...
Why English Isn’t the Only Essential Business Language

DO YOU KNOW WHAT A FOREIGN ACCENT IS…?

When I first moved to Mexico, I made my friends order for me at restaurants. Why would I do this when I spoke Spanish? Simple. I had an accent. Every time I ordered, the waiter would say, “Excuse me?” and look at me as if I had horns coming out of my...
DO YOU KNOW WHAT A FOREIGN ACCENT IS…?

Have to go abroad to get fluent? NO WAY!

Each week that I talk to someone about getting fluent, they say to me, “I know. I know. I have to move to Mexico if I really want to learn the language.” This is 100% not true. 1. It’s easy not to learn a language in another country. 2. It’s...
Have to go abroad to get fluent? NO WAY!

Advanced Tips for Language Learning in the Global Workplace

Do you want to know the 3 Advanced Tips to having a Successful language class in an International Workplace? These tips will help your employees, team, and coworkers work together more effectively and understand each other better. Advanced Tip #1: Get a real...
Advanced Tips for Language Learning in the Global Workplace