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Poll: Do you think your income will increase in 2011?
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This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "Do you think your income will increase in 2011?".

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Susanna Martoni  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 00:22
Member (2009)
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Who knows? Dec 6, 2010

Not sure.
But hope so.


 

Adnan Özdemir  Identity Verified
Turkey
Local time: 01:22
Member (2007)
German to Turkish
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Yessss :) Dec 6, 2010

Definitely. 2011 will be a good year (I hope)icon_wink.gif

Saludos desde Estambul
Istanbul'dan selamlar

[Edited at 2010-12-06 09:16 GMT]


 

Patricia Charnet
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:22
English to French
yes Dec 6, 2010

was hard hit in UK particularly with a house move, and number not carried out with meicon_smile.gif but 2011 will be a very good yearicon_smile.gif most definitely

 

Gianluca Marras  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 00:22
Member (2008)
English to Italian
not sure Dec 6, 2010

If I knew I would have different projects. who knows?

 

Interlangue (X)
Angola
Local time: 00:22
English to French
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No Dec 6, 2010

If my turnover increases, my income will not raise as the increase would go mainly to taxes and social security (all percentages and the more you earn, the higher the percentage!)

Or, if the turnover increases, I can treat myself to a few professional extras (conferences, training, other investments) that are tax deductible...

All in all, my income will remain the same.


 

Livia D'Ettorre  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 00:22
Member (2005)
English to Italian
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I hope so! Dec 6, 2010

I can't be sure, but I certainly hope so!icon_wink.gif

 

Rocio Barrientos  Identity Verified
Bolivia
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English to Spanish
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I am with Livia :) Dec 6, 2010

Livia D'Ettorre wrote:

I can't be sure, but I certainly hope so!icon_wink.gif


I do too!


 

Adenike Odagunduro
Nigeria
Local time: 23:22
English to Yoruba
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2011, the best year ever! Dec 6, 2010

I am quite optimistic and i do believe that my income will increase....God-willing

 

David Young (X)  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 00:22
Danish to English
Hoping is not enough Dec 6, 2010

And nor is thinking. You have to intend. The universe does not respond to hope, it responds to intention. If you intend to earn more money next year, you will be active in your efforts to expand your business and find new customers. If you just hope, you will be passive.
Maybe sounds like new-agey mumbo-jumbo, but it always works for me. Always.
I intend to expand my business next year in the areas which most interest me.


 

TAKAKO CN6YR
Japan
Local time: 07:22
Russian to Japanese
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Is this predictable? Dec 6, 2010

There are signs of recovery in the global economy, so we might have more projects in 2011... Not sure.

 

Marlene Blanshay  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 18:22
Member (2009)
French to English
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agreed that hoping is not enough... Dec 6, 2010

in fact, that is the OPPOSITE of new age mumbo jumbo. The school of positive manifesting believes that if you send your hope into the universe, you are rewarded etcetc....
I think my income has potential to increase and I will do whatever I can. However, I can't be sure by how MUCH it will increase. Hopefully, I will be able to get more clients and better projects...i am doing better this year so the trend may continue....


 

Casey Lin
Local time: 06:22
Yes, but not too much Dec 6, 2010

the boss gave me the promise. but i know it is not very much

 

Veronica Lupascu  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 00:22
Dutch to Romanian
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Yes Dec 6, 2010

I worked as a part-time freelancer until September this year and I can say that I actually just started in freelancing. I don't have yet the amount of work I would like to have, but I know that it will increase and so will my income.

 

Anja Weggel  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:22
Member (2007)
English to German
don't know Dec 6, 2010

I don't know if there is an increase in store, however I am actually quite content with the income I have right now and I would be happy if it simply stayed at that level.

I know, being content with what you have is a rather radical view these day where everyone wants to achieve more and more...icon_smile.gif


 
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