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Are you undervaluing yourself? The effects on you, your business and the translation industry

Many translators complain that industry rates are low. They feel forced to lower their rates in order to attract new clients and even to continue to be able to get regular work from their existing clients. 555 more words


A Problem Shared

This month I started another semi-group “coaching” program for 2015, called the Construction Business MasterClass, at my office in Albany. Participants are into the first “Your Foundations” diagnostic phase and already seeing the benefits of coming on-board. 322 more words


Internship Testimonial (Fall 2014)

This semester I was an intern at APCO Worldwide, S.r.l.  APCO is a global communication and public affairs agency. As an intern I was able to grow and develop my PR, marketing, and editorial skills. 151 more words


How to be more successful. Stop trying so hard.

When I was a shiny faced graduate trainee learning the craft of management skills in the Distribution division (what they now call Logistics, I believe) of a large brewery, they decided that I needed to get my HGV Class 1 driving licence.   625 more words

Michael Brown Training

#WILY week 10

A fun week of What I learnt yesterday last week, including the obvious line from a twitter follower – “I was going to look out for your WILY, but it just sounded so wrong”.   317 more words

Business Skills

The End of Marketing as We Know It

New York: Harper & Collins, 2000

The End of Marketing as We Know It by Sergio Zyman is a highly interesting book, even if you are not a marketing man. 2,030 more words

Leadership And Thinktank

Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu, The Art of War for Executives, by Donald Krause, London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 1995

All our attitudes have to do with relationship, the way we relate to ourselves and to others; since relationship is an art, building an attitude is an art. 858 more words

Leadership And Thinktank