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St. Patrick's Day: Luck O' The Irish

March 16, 2017 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day occurs annually on March 17th, in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, who died on March 17th in the fifth century. St. Patrick was born in Britain and was kidnapped when he was 16 years old and brought to Ireland as a slave. He eventually escaped and is credited with bringing Chr...

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Tips for Managing Virtual and Global Teams

March 15, 2017 Comments

As a localization project manager, I frequently work with teams from different parts of the world who speak many languages, come from diverse cultures and work in different time zones. I like the exposure to various cultures, but it also brings along some challenges....

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Tips for Creating Brand Images and Logos

March 01, 2017 Comments

When you think of the most popular brand logos, which companies come to mind? Starbucks, Nike, Coca-Cola and Facebook are a few that may stick out. But how do these companies come up with these logos that are popular and recognizable around the globe?...

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6 Tips and Tricks for Keeping a Challenging Client Happy

February 03, 2017 Comments

A big part of a project manager’s job is to manage people’s requirements and expectations. Any project manager, or account executive, has to regularly deal with challenging clients as part of their roles. It is one of the most difficult responsibilities of the job, but if managed well, it could resu...

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The Symbolism of Chinese New Year Foods

January 27, 2017 Comments

The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Taiwan and it falls on January 28th this year. It is the time when families get together and celebrate. The New Year’s Eve dinner is usually the most bountiful one, and just like other holidays around the world, food plays an essential role in th...

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Diaspora: The Dispersion of People From Their Homeland, Part 2

January 10, 2017 Comments

In continuation of my previous blog, Diaspora: The Dispersion of People from Their Homeland, I will discuss other diaspora communities, like the exile of Armenians after the genocide that occurred between 1915 and 1923, the Hindus of South Asia due to several wars and the displacement of Palestinian...

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