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The 80/20 Rule For Subtitle Freedom

The 80/20 Rule For Subtitle Freedom

Do you aim for 100% in what you do? I’m a recovering perfectionist. I used to want 110%. Not in everything. But in my work and studies, yes please. Nothing brings out the perfectionist in us perfectionists like learning another language. And nothing squashes our...

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