How to Land a TED Lesson

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As I write this post, my TED Lesson on How Interpreters Juggle Two Languages at Once has been viewed nearly 800,000 times. In an animated video that is barely five minutes long, the lesson sheds light on an insanely stressful .. Read More.

A Cool Portable Equipment Hack

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If you enjoyed my post on the value of portable interpretation equipment, you will probably like this one, too, on a cool equipment hack. It introduces a rather creative way to use the bidule, whenever the number of people in .. Read More.

Oh, Yes. I’m the Great Pretender

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As it turns out, Mr. Jorge Castañeda speaks impeccable English. Yet, after admitting to having spent years “interpreting other people’s bad jokes”, and promising he would do his best not to tell any of his own, he went on to indicate .. Read More.

5 Essential Coping Tactics

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“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” —William Arthur Ward, writer Upon setting sail from the Spanish port of Seville in 1519, Ferdinand Magellan was unsure of just what to .. Read More.