Did you brief your interpreter?
Preparation is a key element of a successful meeting where translation is needed. After all, an interpreter is there to make sure that both sides understand each other well. Yet often clients overlook breifing an interpreter, considering it an unimportant detail. They seem to think, that a random translator is a well-versed professional deeply immersed in a number of fields: medical - oil and gas - construction – nuclear physics etc. Here is an example from my recent assignme