The simplest answer is — because it depends on the context. Obvious. Yet not always the context is properly taken into account by translators. As a patent attorney I know that whether it is “comprises” or “consists of” can influence the scope of a patent and consequently as much as a litigation outcome. At the … Continue reading Why sometimes “comprises” is almost the same as “consists of” and other times not?
They say - if you are not online, you don’t exist. Disputable. The truth is: for both a business and a professional image as such, being online just... helps. That is of course only if your online image that a potential customer (or a hiring manager or a business partner) finds, reflects the values you … Continue reading Why being online matters?
Our memory, however perfect you might believe it to be, is unreliable. We tend to forget, we tend to mix up, and we even tend to create some false memories for ourselves. Thus, writing things down is a much securer way to remember. Writing things down likewise gives a much better focus and direction. This … Continue reading Why is it a good idea to write things down?
When you are a busy executive, you casually have many ideas in your head worth pursuing, but no time to even write them down. Even more, when you are telling something, it has lots of details and twists and even a splendid wording, but... one must never ask you to repeat what’s been said! You … Continue reading Your thoughts on paper