I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. —Maya Angelou
If you have to give a presentation in English, you will likely spend a lot of time preparing your slides. However, there is a danger of relying too heavily on slides.
If you’re faced with a unique and complicated issue at work, you may need to think outside the box to find a solution.
When you think outside the box, you try to use your imagination to come up with new and unusual ideas. The purpose of thinking outside the box is to challenge yourself to think differently about a subject, so that you can approach it from a new perspective and ideally, produce original ideas and solutions.
If you give someone the freedom to behave in an unsatisfactory way and you do not criticize them, then you cut them some slack. This does not mean that you are encouraging their behavior. Rather, it just means that you have decided not to judge their actions as harshly as usual.
Use Occam's Razor to keep things simple when designing a business plan.
If you lose interest or focus in the task that you’re supposed to be doing and start doing another task, then you got sidetracked. This means that you shifted your attention away from your primary goal and started doing an activity that was, likely, less important. When you get sidetracked, you delay the progress of your main goal.
If you start a new project with the intention to work hard immediately, then you hit the ground running. We use this expression when we are prepared to start a project right from the beginning, with a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and efficiency.
When we hit the ground running, we do not waste time doing tasks that delay progress. The goal is to achieve success quickly. This usually requires some form of preparation, background knowledge, or related experience. For example:
If you do more than is expected of you, then you go above and beyond. Companies are fortunate to have employees who go above and beyond because it typically means that they do more than their job description.
This expression is positive and is used to bring attention to someone’s outstanding work. If someone went above and beyond, it means that they completed what was required of them and then chose to do additional work on top of that. Here are a few examples:
If two or more people have the same opinion, perspective, or understanding of a situation, they are on the same page.
This expression can be used in both personal and professional contexts. For example:
If you need to remember information that could be important or useful at a later time, you can keep it in mind.
If you keep someone in mind, it means that they remain in your thoughts. This could be for personal or professional reasons.
You can use this phrase as a reminder, warning, or statement. It can be used in the past, present, and future tenses by conjugating the verb "keep." You can also modify this expression by adding a noun or pronoun in between "keep" and "in mind." Here are a few examples: