Negotiation Impasse? How to Unlock the Deadlock

"Parties can become angry or entrenched in their positions. Perceptions become distorted, and judgments are biased. The parties stop communicating effectively and instead blame one another. One party has a conflict management style that is not compatible with the other. Perceptions are so different that the parties do not believe there is any possible compatibility … Continue reading Negotiation Impasse? How to Unlock the Deadlock

Sociolinguistcs – Spoken Discourse Reveals Its Secrets

Do you speak the same when you're talking to your mother in the kitchen or when you're addressing the CEO of your company during a business meeting? Do you use the same words, sentence structures, or even the same language with your childhood pals as with your insurance consultant? Of course you don't. None of … Continue reading Sociolinguistcs – Spoken Discourse Reveals Its Secrets

Language and Cognition – Can Linguistic Choices Lead to “Bad Thinking”?

Words are have impact. Let us start with this axiom. A word is a powerful tool. And powerful tools can be both excellent friends and formidable enemies. The language we use and our own intra/interpersonal communication style impact how we experience and interpret our world and our life. They might even end up defining how … Continue reading Language and Cognition – Can Linguistic Choices Lead to “Bad Thinking”?

Romanians, among the best integrated on the German labor market according to IAB

According to a 2015 report by the Institute for Labor Market and Occupation Research (IAB) of the German Federal Agency for Labor (Bundesagentur für Arbeit), the unemployment rates of Romanian citizens in Germany were significantly below those of other immigrants. In November 2014, the unemployment rates of Romanians in Germany stood at 7,1%, less than half … Continue reading Romanians, among the best integrated on the German labor market according to IAB

Happy International Translator Day!

Today, 30.09, translators from all over the world are celebrating International Translators Day! Poring over technical documents, honing your company's image or the website you are just visiting. Wishing them all a nice day, lots of patience, great spelling and many happy customers! 🙂