Self-discipline for Freelancers

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Health and lifestyle for translators

Course summary
Start time:Dec 5, 2013 11:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 120 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:During this 2 hours webinar you learn some easy to apply methods and techniques to strengthen and improve your self-discipline and to fight procrastination.
Description
Freelancers face different obstacles with regard to self-management and the tendency to procrastinate tasks and/or other activities. Especially when the deadline is some time ahead and the sun shines. Self-discipline is essential to fight procrastination.

The core intention of the course is to support you by strengthening your self-discipline and fighting procrastination. This will lead to a harmonized, happier, and much more satisfied life (in business as well as in private).

Training program:

1. Introduction into a freelancer’s life
2. What is procrastination?
3. What is self-discipline?
4. What causes us to not do what we should do right now?
5. Learn different techniques/methods to strengthen your self-discipline
6. Learn different techniques/methods to fight procrastination
7. Learn other facts that contribute to acquiring your self-discipline
8. Further information

Target audience
Everyone
Learning objectives
- Definition: self-discipline
- Definition: procrastination
- Define your actual position
- Techniques/methods to achieve self-discipline
- Techniques/methods to stop procrastination right at the beginning
- Other facts to strengthen your self-discipline
Prerequisites
A workbook will be sent before the webinar begins so that you can start into a more satisfying and successful future during the webinar.
Program
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1. Introduction into a freelancer’s life
2. What is procrastination?
3. What is self-discipline?
4. What causes us to not do what we should do right now?
5. Learn different techniques/methods to strengthen your self-discipline
6. Learn different techniques/methods to fight procrastination
7. Learn other facts that contribute to acquiring your self-discipline
8. Further information
Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• 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):

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

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Created by
Desiree Staude    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: I have worked for over 21 years as an employed bilingual secretary for various corporations including ANZ Bank, the legal firm Oppenhoff & Rädler and KPMG; I have also served as a project assistant for both AT&T and Lufthansa Systems.

I started to work as a part-time freelance translator in 2008.

In 2011, I founded my own company in order to work full-time as a freelancer and enjoy an ever more diversified working life.
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