How to Manage Projects With Almost No Effort

Project management is both an art and a science. It requires considerable professionalism and skills. Skills to solve all the unpredictable issues that occur every day. Solving these should be the focus of your work.

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How to Win Customers With the Best Deadlines,<br/> Not the Lowest Rates

Is there any other way of winning a new client, other than by offering the lowest rates? I have spoken with dozens of translation company owners and I often ask them what their main current challenge is. Their answer comes back like a mantra, ”Price pressure!”.

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How to Reduce Your Operational Costs in 5 Easy Steps

There are two ways of growing business profits: increase sales and reduce costs. A wise reduction of costs is key to improving customer satisfaction, winning customer loyalty and growing your business in the long term.

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5 Simple Ways to Turn Laziness Into a Virtue

Project Management is both an art and a science. It combines strict rules with a whole lot of gut feel in new situations. It can be a very rewarding job.

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Automation Culture

Automation is a very hot topic these days. Individuals and whole companies feel that they need to automate. With less and less time, automation is one of the main reasons why people are interested in new technologies and systems. At the same time, I often meet clients who wish to automate almost everything.

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Scale or Fail

The language industry – a broad term that includes all translation, interpreting, localization, globalization, transcreation, internationalization, etc. services – is a very strange business.

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The Shocking Truth: Project Management Is Not File Shuffling

Project Managers should spend their valuable time on their core responsibilities. Their days should not consist of just shuffling e-mails and files. Your time is precious, so do not waste it on repetitive tasks.

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Make Money on Every Client

As a business owner you want to make money from every client you work with. Yet quite often, that is not the case. Let me suggest a systematic approach to resolving this issue.

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The Why, What and How of Agile Translation and Localization Management

The notion of agile process management has been around for at least fifteen years now, and seems to gain traction just currently in the translation and localization businesses. Usually associated with

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Dealing with lots of small translation projects and automation pitfalls

Last week, I wrote about ways of addressing price pressure in the translation industry. After receiving a lot of very inspiring feedback, I wanted to address one of the issues

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