How is your Monday going so far? Are you feeling motivated, energetic or already daydreaming your workload away? Always playing catch-up with an endless to-do list can make even the most upbeat person feel like being caught in a relentless hamster-wheel. Although there is no magic bullet to a perfectly organised work life, it’s worth pausing sometimes and remembering that you don’t have to do everything yourself.
Sometimes it’s best to delegate and hire an expert to handle tasks that are not your second nature.… Read the rest
The uniqueness of the international business lies in a wide array of languages, religions and cultures, all coming together to exchange experiences, markets and strategies. There is no doubt that such an environment poses challenges – barriers to communication, lack of understanding of cultures and values of a given geographical region or business environment. Overcoming those is paramount in achieving international presence, and a strong language policy – a multilingual and multicultural communication strategy – is indispensable in the global development of an enterprise.… Read the rest
Just like you wouldn’t go to a vet to treat a toothache, you shouldn’t rely on someone who just “speaks a foreign language” for your business needs. There are many people out there, specialists in the area, who are keen to help you bridge communication gaps in various contexts.
First, you need to decide if you need a translator or an interpreter. But how can you tell? It’s easy! Ask yourself whether you need help during a business meeting or a conference.… Read the rest