Sadrach was born in Sibolga city, North Sumatra. He attended elementary, junior and high school in Bintan Island, before completing an English Language Skills Program in Jakarta through the English Language Institute of America, Pennsylvania. Since then, his 22 years of experience of the English and Indonesian languages have seen him successfully provide many language services. As well as providing translation, interpreting and voice-over services, he has also spent time teaching English as a second language to Indonesian officials and has provided Indonesian language training for US officials based in Indonesia.
It’s not all hard work though…Sadrach enjoys travelling and it’s his dream to visit Africa as well as the North and South Poles. He loves a challenge and is always keen to learn more about complicated issues. He is a fan of the big screen and particularly enjoys watching science fiction and epic movies about space exploration and historical conflicts such as WW1 and WW2.
Sadrach is relatively new to The Translation Service; we recently had great feedback on a translation that he completed and are very keen to know a little more about him…
Q. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A. If I provide a good service to my clients, I feel complete and happy. There is more happiness in giving than receiving.
Q. What is your greatest fear?
A. Not meeting my promise and becoming a distrusted person.
Q. Which person do you most admire?
A. Nobody. Nobody is perfect, but characteristics such as integrity and loyalty are unique and admirable to me.
Q. What is the trait you most deplore in others?
A. People who can’t make up their mind and decide on a clear direction to go. I find a wavering person difficult to get along with.
Q. What is your greatest extravagance?
A. I like travelling, which can cost a lot! I also like watching airplanes and travelling by air.
Q. On what occasions do you lie?
A. I don’t lie and do not like lying. I really dislike people who lie.
Q. What makes you happiest?
A. To be a productive and loyal person.
Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
A. I am happy with what I am for now; I do not expect anything beyond me and my circumstances.
Q. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
A. Having content clients, being trusted by people, making the people around me happy – especially my wife; the person that is always behind my success.
Q. If you died and came back as a person or thing, what would it be?
A. I would be the same person I am right now but I’d live in a new era on Earth where there are no tears of sadness, no sorrow and where people live happily and joyfully
Q. What is your most treasured possession?
A. “The truth – it will set you free.” It’s the most significant thing in my life.
Q. Who are your heroes in real life?
A. My parents.
Q. What is it that you most dislike?
Q. What is your motto?
A. Do it right the first time and you will have no regrets.
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