Hit the ground running with a 90 minute creative project kick-off
A bad kick-off call can cripple your creative project. You can make them useful again in just 90 minutes by following three simple steps.
May 3, 2022
Survive Hybrid Work and the Metaverse with your Sanity Intact
Just when you think you've figured out working from home, along come hybrid working and the metaverse. Here's how to survive with your sanity intact.
March 23, 2022
The devil is a great language teacher
Learning a language is always challenging and it takes dedication and commitment but there are ways to make it more fun.
January 11, 2022
What’s with all the SHOUTING!?!?
It's all too easy to fall into bad habits when communicating online. Here's why the caps lock button is not your friend.
January 4, 2022
Of tomatoes, translators and the importance of context
Context is everything when communicating. A random word or phrase taken out of context can lose meaning, or worse, take on a whole new one.
July 30, 2013
Scientific and Technical Translation Explained
Scientific and technical translation is about more than just specialised terminology. This book explains everything you need to know to get started.
January 25, 2013
A handshake or poke in the eye?
Starting off an email can be a complicated affair. Get it wrong and you come across as too formal, over-familiar or just plain rude.
April 3, 2011
Who’d have thought dictionaries could be sexy?
Unless you're a lexicographer or translator, few people find dictionaries interesting. But sometimes they can get you hot under the collar.
October 22, 2009
Time to throw away your dictionaries?
A rookie mistake for new translators is thinking that dictionaries are the most important tool in your arsenal. The truth is pretty different.
October 16, 2009