Self-care is often defined as anything we purposefully do to take care of our emotional, spiritual, and mental health. But there is much more to it than that. What we often don’t hear about is self-care defined as the opposite – things we don’t engage in because they are not good for our health. Additionally, … Continue reading Self-Care for Busy Professionals
Feedback has always been an effective form of communication used by humans. It has been defined as a response to a person’s behavior that influences whether that behavior will continue or stop. In other words, feedback is information given to us that tells us how we are doing – the good and the bad. When … Continue reading How We can Use Feedback for Business Growth
The human brain is a powerful control centre. It is responsible for everything from our ability to breathe to our ability to be empathic. It is responsible for all skills and abilities, and language is no exception. Language is an exceptionally complicated, yet highly coordinated task. It is a cognitive skill that is both unique … Continue reading What Happens in the Brain When We Interpret?
Steven R. Covey, in his famous book that outlines The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, stated that “most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply”. Interpreters, however, understand that listening to understand is fundamental to the work we do. Without proper listening, vital information can … Continue reading 6 Ways to Sharpen Listening Skills
Even though you might love flying solo, you need a flock of like-minded translators to support you through your journey. Forming strong professional bonds is an investment in your growth. Not only that, a safe space where you can be frank about your struggles and successes is beneficial for your mental health and can … Continue reading Partners in translation: why you need a translation buddy¬ and how to find one