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Who is Henrik Carlsen, father of chess genius Magnus Carlsen?

Who is Henrik Carlsen, father of chess genius Magnus Carlsen?

When you are the father, manager and spokesperson of a world grandmaster and reigning five-time chess champion, everybody wants you to talk about only one thing: your son. Henrik Carlsen has given dozens of interviews about what Magnus was like as a small kid, his upbringing, what made him tick. However, the main source of inspiration for a boy is more often than not his father. So what about Henrik himself – who on earth is this very eloquent man? We just had to find out.

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How to choose a translation agency

A really good translation is error-free, uses the right terminology, is well written, and doesn’t come across as having been translated. The key question is: How do you determine which agency will deliver that kind of translation without trying them out first? Here are some tips to help you.

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Away from the office? How to write a good auto-reply

Planning a short break and a few days away from the office? Before you close Outlook and turn off your PC, remember to set up an automated message that shows consideration for your contacts – even though you probably don’t want to talk to them right now.

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