Freelancer Futuristics Series - Stress : Neuro-economic analysis and tips for self-discipline

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Services and specialization
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Expand your business and advance in your career

Course summary
Start time:Feb 3, 2012 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Summary:Do you want to analyse the workplace stress so that you can avoid productivity loss or complete burn-out ? Do you want stress to become a positive driver of your work and social life ?
In this webinar, you will find an objective and root-cause analysis of stress and its benefits and harm, ranging from productivity loss to complete burn-out. From the root cause analysis, a listing of pressure points will be listed followed by management of the underlying causes, not the symptoms alone. You will be empowered to manage stress in a healthier way.

Further development:

Feb 10, 2012 Freelancer Futuristics Series - Geopolitics : Future economies and their needs : How to use this for one' s advantage ?

Feb 17, 2012 Freelancer Futuristics Series - Leadership : From a worker to a Life-Designer or Li-Der - How to

Feb 24, 2012 Freelancer's Futuristics Series - Assets : Perishable Cash / asset to appreciating revenue streams - How to

Mar 2, 2012 Freelancer's Futuristics Series : Self-image and reputation : internals and externals of one's self-image as a professional
Target audience
Freelancers - Too busy with work
Freelancers - Working harder but not getting proportionate return (income and quality leisure)
Freelancers - Social complaints leading to very limited social life
Freelancers - Suffering heath related issues that can be directly related to work-place stress
Freelancers - No time to do marketing because of work-load
Freelancers - No time left to plan for mid and/or long term future
Learning objectives
Identifying sources of internal stress : potential, manifest and past
Identifying sources of external stress : technology management, information (and aspiration) overload, type of work / client, timezone

At the end of the course, you will see and feel 'stress' in a new way and in a little detached manner and that itself will allow you to de-stress considerably. Followed by certain age-old but profound practices that will instill a discipline that will remain a lifetime antidote of stress.
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1. Unique reasons for a freelancer being stressful
2. Neural games our mind plays with us
3. Neural film-shows of past and future our mind projects to distract us
4. Economic : The discipline of Saying NO
5. Economic : The discrimination between profit and wealth
6. Economic : The discrimination between perishable, single-shot service to perpetual revenue stream
7. Understanding Opportunity cost and not foregoing larger opportunity for immediate or short term gains
Registration and payment information
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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.
Virtual platform system requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

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.


• 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.
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Created by
 Pritam Bhattacharyya    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Pritam Bhattacharyya is essentially a Bengali/Sylheti/Assamese linguist with 11 years of experience. He is the Founder and Chief Wordsmith of an agency called Wordsmith Communication. which apart from language services in pan-Indic languages provides Creative Content and Print on Demand Services. He is editor of - a bilingual (English / Bengali) cultural monthly ezine on Greater Bengal. He had worked as a Telecom Engineer and later as a IP Network Manager in various cross-cultural Telecom teams worldwide. He holds his Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Masters in Communication Management from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Pritam lives and works in Calcutta, India his city by adoption. His b-log on translation and online business can be seen here at
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