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What I Love about Translation

Do you have a skill that you recognize is actually rather difficult but you’re really great at and love doing? That’s translation for me. Translation lies at the intersection of foriegn language, culture, and writing. If you don’t know any of the language or culture of the language you’re translating from, you won’t understand the text and its nuances. If you’re not a skilled writer, … Continue reading What I Love about Translation

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Bridled Passion

I am a very passionate person. And by passionate, I don’t mean someone that falls in love desperately and quickly with no regard for my own self or wellbeing. On second thought, I actually do that, but that’s not exactly what I meant. When I say “passionate,” I mean that I throw myself into things. When I find something that I want to do, I … Continue reading Bridled Passion

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Blogiversary: How Blogging Has Helped Me

Has it been a year already? You know what they say, “time flies when you’re complaining to strangers on the internet!” If I’m being honest, my depressed brain assumed that I would give up on doing this blog only a few weeks in. Or at least, I’d post a lot less frequently because I didn’t have any ideas. I’m proud of myself for sticking with … Continue reading Blogiversary: How Blogging Has Helped Me

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Realizing That People are My Passion

A question that I am frequently asked in interviews is “What type of managers do you work best under?” And I always answer this question exactly the same way. “Managers who want to get to know me on a personal level.” I totally understand that everyone is motivated by different things. Some people are motivated by money or by getting results or even by taking … Continue reading Realizing That People are My Passion