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

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

Course summary
Start time:Feb 17, 2012 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Summary:Do you want to grow from being a mere worker to a creative, self-aware and powerful individual capable of designing one's life rather than being pushed by projects and situations ? Do you want to be an informed and productive individual with one foot in the future - anticipating the change and shaping it in one's own life - professional and social.
A Freelancer is a Business Owner and CEO. His / Her training needs cannot be simply that of an operational worker. However, there is very little talk and avenue for leadership training for a freelancer-CEO.

This webinar gives a 'how to' as how a Freelancer should play the role of a Business Owner and CEO and not as a simple worker.

The webinar provides as how a Freelancer can follow a discipline to become a Life Designer [ Li-Der] from a worker and harmonize his life to be a real leader

Further development:

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
Established and Aspirant Freelancer
Freelancers who are already Agency Owners or planning to start an agency
Learning objectives
The subtle and sublime awareness : I am not only a mere worker with words [ wordsmith ] - I am a Life Designer or Li-Der too.

This awareness will trigger thoughts, action and plan.

The Course is a combination of the How to - in terms of thoughts, activities (daily, short-term and long term), vision and anticipating future

To be confident and putting into practice everyday the new-born self-confidence through the discipline of Li-Der-ship

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The webinar will use storytelling in the first module to explain the life-designing opportunity a freelancer has compared to good employee or efficient and optimized freelancer mode of working.

1. The subtle difference between an excellent worker and a Li-Der
2. Various dimensions of work - actual, mental, intuitive and guided by the self
3. Self-image
4. Making and inspiring others to be Li-Ders

Trainer's personal journey in this discipline

Note : From Wage Earner to Life Designer [Li-Der] - Trainer's ebook as a compliment
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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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?

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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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