Don’t you wish excuses students and mentees give for not doing their assignments worked in real life?
The best Interpreters develop the twin skills of being forgiving and forgetful.
Your brain believes whatever you tell it. When you speak with confidence (especially when you don’t feel it) it will step up.
But! When you mumble or whisper you are telling your brain you don’t know what you are doing and it will act accordingly.
As an interpreter you can never learn too much, or know too much, but you can definitely say too much.
Interpreters: Turning ADHD into a cottage industry
If you are willing to work between 1:00am and 6:00am anytime you are called, you will always have work.
The next two posts got roughly the same number of views.
I mention this only because one is more educational and one is more personal and the fact that they were equally viewed speaks to the balance Interpreters need to find between feeding our minds and feeding our souls.
Note From Uncle Dale: ASL to Spoken “Hearing.”
Note from Uncle Dale: This is a Rare Moment Where My Blogs Meet