Have you met… Kirsty Major?

By |2020-05-21T18:49:43+02:0021. May 2020|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Diversity, Networking, Visibility|Tags: |

How accessible is your website? I wasn’t planning to write another post just yet, but I’ve just seen that today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Which means that it’s the perfect time to launch my “Have you met…?” series and introduce you to the wonderful Kirsty Major. You might have heard me mention Kirsty before, as [...]

The pretzel principle: Tips for natural networking

By |2020-05-20T11:05:08+02:0020. May 2020|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Networking, Visibility|

This was originally written for the Standing Out group on Facebook and was published there on 29th May 2015, five months after I set up my translation business. I just rediscovered the text and wanted to share it here too. Enjoy! ******************************************** When I left my corporate job to go freelance, I invited my colleagues to [...]

Virtual coffee break: Deepen connections and expand your network

By |2020-05-14T20:04:43+02:0014. May 2020|Categories: Behind the Scenes, CPD, Events, Networking|

After a good conference or event I'm always motivated and full of new ideas. I like to make the most of that by going through what I've learned and thinking about how I can apply it to my work. And I make sure I follow up with contacts made at the event to get to know [...]

Blind business date – Networking with a twist

By |2020-05-14T15:25:14+02:0014. May 2020|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Networking, Visibility|

Some ideas just seem to come together by themselves. That's how it was with the #BlindBusinessDate in the Lovely Business Ladies Facebook group. The idea came to me after I’d been mulling over the following thoughts: We’re now over 1000 women, but you only ever seem to hear from a small proportion of them. Not everyone [...]

Business events during the Corona crisis – BP20 translation conference goes virtual

By |2020-04-30T15:05:36+02:0030. April 2020|Categories: CPD, Events, Networking, Translation|

Last week I was supposed to be in Nuremberg with over 450 other translators and interpreters at the BP20 translation conference. You won’t be surprised to hear that our event was disrupted by the Corona crisis, but fortunately in this case it was possible to switch to a virtual format. I’d been looking forward to [...]

Freeze Mob in Mannheim

By |2017-10-03T10:05:35+02:0002. October 2017|Categories: Networking, Visibility|

  On Saturday it was International Translation Day, which has now been officially recognised by the UN. Our local Heidelberg/Mannheim branch of the BDÜ (German Translators' and Interpreters' Association) has a history of coming up with fun ideas to raise awareness of our profession, and this year was no exception. To celebrate [...]

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