Diversity in the workplace: An interview with jeweller Ditebogo Sesana

Diversity is important in any workplace and it means more than just making sure different genders, cultures and races are represented. Encouraging an organisational culture that is accepting of everyone, where each person feels valued enough to contribute, is a fundamental part of good business management. Disability does not mean a lack of ability to… Continue reading Diversity in the workplace: An interview with jeweller Ditebogo Sesana

The Power of Progress: One Year Later.

As we celebrate the first year anniversary of Yellow Owl’s existence, we reflect on our journey and celebrate the small wins. Progress is a powerful motivator to drive inspiration, even when setbacks happen. I recently read an article published by Harvard Business Review explaining that acknowledgment of the best and the worst days are central… Continue reading The Power of Progress: One Year Later.

Why interpreters should think and act like a brand.

BrandSimple is a book I highly recommend for any individual or company that would like to be recognised as a successful brand. Everyone is a brand – the key is to start thinking and acting like one. Allen P. Adamson – the author, explains how the best brands keep it simple, and as a result… Continue reading Why interpreters should think and act like a brand.

How to discover your unique abilities

Dare to be different! Discovering your unique abilities is one of the most liberating experiences. It never feels like hard work and exciting opportunities of making a positive impact in society keep unfolding. Through self-awareness and introspection of who I am as a person first; l am able to apply the same intrinsic truths across… Continue reading How to discover your unique abilities

To SATI, or not to SATI?

Stamp of Approval Would you trust a doctor without a practicing licence to help you when feeling sick? Would you sit down and eat the food prepared by a restaurant that is not licenced? Absolutely not! My health and wellness are way too important both for me and my loved ones, to risk food poisoning… Continue reading To SATI, or not to SATI?

Am I really cut out to be an interpreter?

Finding your Purpose It starts here. Finding your why. It was around 2014 when I decided I wanted to interpret full-time. I had several career options to choose from: either build on my psychology foundation; explore the education sector; or stick with interpreting and develop my skills. You see, my type-A personality leaves little room… Continue reading Am I really cut out to be an interpreter?

Welcome, Insider.

As an Insider; you’ll be a member of this limited group of like-minded thinkers, with exclusive knowledge about the ins and outs of the interpreting industry – and other related topics. You will have access to my insights, experiences, tips and my own personal take on things about what the future of South African Sign… Continue reading Welcome, Insider.

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