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Alone, Lonely, Lonesome and Lone

Who is who in a translation company?

Partners Running a Translation Company

Running a translation company (well, actually any business) is complicated and may seem easier if you can share your workload and responsibilities with another translator as a partner.

When I was 25 or so, a friend and I […]

How Translators Determine their Fees

The first thing I would like to say is that, as a professional translator and owner of a translation company, I am against any kind of regulation of professional fees. I strongly believe in each translator’s capacity to determine […]

Who is Our Client?

I think any freelance translator or owner of a translation company would agree if I say that, at one point or another, we’ve all thought that almost anyone could be our client. The problem with that belief is that […]

Write About It

I spend most of my work time writing. I write to translators I work with, I answer applications I receive daily, I write to clients in connection with our invoices, I write to other providers to remind them of […]

Laurels are great, but…

I don’t know much about Deepak Chopra and I admit I had or may still have a preconception about him. However, while I was reading a book I found a very interesting phrase which is apparently his: […]

Make that move!

Mr. Perfect does not exist. And the time is never right.

What I am trying to say is that conditions are never perfect. We will always feel it is not the best moment to do something that scares us. “Someday” […]

Killer Talent – Killer Value

At The TR Company we provide professional services – translation and interpretation mainly, and also, from time to time, we offer training courses and seminars.

I’ve been running a professional service firm for over 15 years and have learned one […]