Everyone has their WHY

Having the courage to go after big goals and dreams is HARD. Translation: it’s scary and frustrating and sometimes even miserable. But the reason we don't give up is because we have found our WHY, which is bigger then ourselves. My personal why has been the privilege of being at the helm of an international translation company, Language Marketplace. We…

Making Philanthropy Central to our Translation Business Model

We  make philanthropy an  important part of our business model. Giving back to our community has several benefits and here are just a couple of them. First, it benefits the organization we choose to donate to, and performing a charitable act without the expectation of getting anything back in return is a worthwhile reward in itself. But also relationships are formed with potential…

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Language Marketplace had made a commitment for 2017 to be a year in which it went above and beyond being generous and helping others. We also set out to demonstrate that actions speak louder than words, in all languages. We believe being charitable and helping those less fortunate is not only the duty of corporations and small and medium business,…

When The Translation of Meat Bag Scares A Vegetarian: Context Confusion

As I train for new adventures by setting a personal goal to climb the “7 Summits of the world”, I received an equipment list for my upcoming climb of the Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia, this Fall. The List That Made No Sense The list was in French and when I had the translation done into English, I was puzzled with…