Norak Group invests in communications agency

Norak Group invests in communications agency

International communications to be pooled. The Norak Group has a new member: the international translation services provider Noraktrad, based in Madrid, has acquired a stake in the German communications agency mediamixx, based in Kleve (Lower Rhine region). “We want...
Dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter

Dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter

  In the ancient world, censorship was considered a legitimate method for controlling the population’s lives and morals. Speaking out and original thought were the road to punishment or even death. One famous case was that of Socrates, who was condemned to death by...
Resilience – facing criticism

Resilience – facing criticism

  Managing criticism is part of life and resilience is an aspect of emotional intelligence that I believe should be part of the curricula of schools and colleges everywhere. We need tools to accept feedback positively to enable us to grow as people and professionals...
Take me to my happy place

Take me to my happy place

  Money might make the world go around, but it won’t necessarily give you a long, happy sustainable life. If you don’t believe me, take a look at the Happy Planet Index, which shows that while happiness is in short supply in some affluent countries, people in many...
Translating from the rafters

Translating from the rafters

  I have a touch of acrophobia, which means that I don’t like heights. In fact, I cannot imagine what it must be like not to be afraid of heights. Ferris wheels, roller coasters, cliffs and worst of all, floors and stairs you can see through, i.e. made of mesh or...