Looking back on 2017 and why it makes us feel proud
As soon as the last leftovers of the Christmas dinner are digested, people tend to look back at the good, the bad and the ugly of the past year. In the last week of December everyone tends to give into nostalgia, and at Presence we are no exception to that rule.Read more
How to recognise an excellent event organiser
They are truly something else, these event masterminds who effortlessly organise whatever you desire. Do you want to hold a fun brain-storming session with some funky attributes?Read more
Language learning: a brain changer
If you want to keep your brain in shape, you should learn a new language. Swedish researchers at the University of Lund have shown that by submerging yourself in a new language, particular areas of your brain may expand.Read more
Why every European Works Council needs a good story
Human beings are born storytellers. Whenever we want something to be remembered, we create an appealing story. If you think about this for a moment, it will not take you long to find many examples.Read more
Multilingual online meeting?
Multilingual on-line meeting? Lock the doors, turn the key and mind security!Read more
Translations: sourcing out or sourcing in?
Today, communicating multi-lingually is a basic ingredient for success - and successful companies know just how to ace the delicate balancing act of matching ambitions with substantial budgets.Read more
5 Common excuses not to hire a translator
People can be quite creative when it comes to explaining why they do not want to hire a professional translator for the translation of company (or even legal) documents.Read more
The five fundamentals of effective cross-cultural communication
Air France was founded in 1933 and merged with its Dutch counterpart in 2004. Thirteen years later, this high-flying marriage is facing serious cross-winds. And yet, it looked like a match made in heaven…Read more
Bilingual employee or professional interpreter?
In today’s globalised and culturally diverse world, many an organisation is faced with communication issues. Is it enough to hire a bilingual employee to save the day or should you resort to a professional interpreter? A no-brainer if there ever was one: hire a professional interpreter. Here’s why…Read more