Work-life balance for translators: how to run a healthy business

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Health and lifestyle for translators

Course summary
Start time:Nov 18, 2014 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:What is work-life balance? Can freelancers reach it? Find your balance, learn how to 'get into the zone' be more productive, boost your creativity and do more in less time.
Description
In one hour we will discuss what is work-life balance, if that really exists and how to maintain it. On the plus, we will explore the healthy side of having a positive work-life balance: running a healthy business.
Target audience
• Freelancers starting out
• Experienced freelancers
Learning objectives
In one hour we will see:
• what is work-life balance for translator
• does work-life balance exist?
• how can you find your balance: declutter, meditate, refocus and learn to say 'no'.
• create an actionable routine
• improve your productivity and creativity
Program
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Contents:
• what is work-life balance for freelance translators and does that exist?
• how to find your balance
• put everything into an actionable plan:
- daily tips and tricks to avoid the burnout and boost your productivity
- declutter your office and avoid distractions and stress
- meditate and apply some basic yoga principles to your desk
- create a business your love
• run a healthy business
Virtual platform system requirements
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Virtual platform system requirements

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• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

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• Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 – Leopard® or newer
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• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

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• access to webinar session.
• unlimited access to the webinar recording.
• powerpoint slides to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.
• certificates of attendance.

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Trainer
Sara Colombo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Sara is a qualified En-Fr-Sp>Italian translator with 6 years of experience within the marketing, business and CE/medical devices fields backed by relevant working experience in the marketing industry.

She is also the author of the book ‘Balance Your Words. Stepping in the translation Industry’ and a blogger at www.saracolombotranslations.com
A marketer by heart, Sara loves to use social media to connect with peers but also to find new markets and niches. To get in touch with her connect through Twitter (@sc_translations), LinkedIn (Sara Colombo), Facebook (Sara Colombo Translations) or visit her blog!
Comments about this course

Work-life balance for translators: how to run a healthy business

Coline Roux Identity Verified
France
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Member (2012)
Italian to French
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Thank youDec 6, 2014

It was really interesting and useful. Also, it's always nice to hear that I'm not the only one asking myself those questions.icon_smile.gif

 

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"The course opens up your mind to new ways of organising your business in a healty manner!"

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