Leanna Byrne: 'Languages can break down barriers'

After Brexit, trying to learn another tongue could be worth the effort for start-ups

3rd February, 2017
Making the effort in another language can help in business. Pic: Pixabay

A curious conversation took place on my Twitter feed last week. Every Sunday, I tweet out my articles. Most of these are expansion stories, companies raising, etc. This one was no different: A Dublin-based start-up is set to expand to Britain.

Usually these positive stories get favourited and retweeted by the company or fans of the company. After all, it’s positive.

The founder responded to this query with a simple, and understandable, explanation:...

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