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Creative productivity – Sept 4, Newcastle

Improve your time management, remove distractions and zoom through the chores of being freelance. Turn your To Do list into something you enjoy – and do – instead of just dread. Become the one everybody turns to because you never forget anything and you always deliver.

This workshop will help you understand how you work and what you can do to make better use of your limited time, become more productive and feel in more control.

Posted in Free Workshops

Business Motivation for Creatives – July 25, London

You’re probably highly motivated when it comes to doing the core creative work that you love. However, you may be much less keen on the business side of freelancing, e.g., sourcing new clients and pitching ideas, which is vital in helping to create satisfying work opportunities and manage your working lives efficiently. This workshop will help you tap into and channel your creativity so that you can better tackle the essential tasks that you usually put off or avoid.

Posted in Free Workshops

Dealing with the Chaos of Freelancing – July 23, Bristol

Uncertainty is one of the defining characteristics of working for yourself and this can play havoc with bank balances, stress levels and overall contentment.

But chaos is not necessarily a negative force. Unexpected phone calls, meetings and recommendations can revitalise your fortunes when you least expect it. This workshop aims to provide you with skills and confidence that will help you thrive on the inevitable unpredictability of the freelance life.

Posted in Free Workshops

Dealing with the Chaos of Freelancing – July 11, London

Uncertainty is one of the defining characteristics of working for yourself and this can play havoc with bank balances, stress levels and overall contentment.

But chaos is not necessarily a negative force. Unexpected phone calls, meetings and recommendations can revitalise your fortunes when you least expect it. This workshop aims to provide you with skills and confidence that will help you thrive on the inevitable unpredictability of the freelance life.

Posted in Free Workshops

Negotiation for Freelances – June 26, Bristol

Negotiation is an essential skill for a freelance to master. Whether you are negotiating day rates or defined packages of work, it’s important to learn to represent yourself clearly and effectively with the aim of agreeing terms that you and your client are happy with.

Posted in Free Workshops

Dealing with Setbacks – how the tough keep going! – June 18, London

When the going gets tough, the tough get going! But how do they keep going? This is the million-dollar question that we are going to consider at this short session.

Posted in Free Workshops

How to drive traffic to your website – June 13, London

This one-day workshop quickly goes beyond the usual focus on search engines (though they are still covered) to understand the growing importance of social optimisation…creating stories and links that stand the best chance of being shared through social channels to build your online presence.

Posted in Free Workshops

Negotiation for Freelances – June 6, Brighton

Negotiation is an essential skill for a freelance to master. Whether you are negotiating day rates or defined packages of work, it’s important to learn to represent yourself clearly and effectively with the aim of agreeing terms that you and your client are happy with.

Posted in Free Workshops

Creative productivity – May 22, London

Improve your time management, remove distractions and zoom through the chores of being freelance. Turn your To Do list into something you enjoy – and do – instead of just dread. Become the one everybody turns to because you never forget anything and you always deliver.

This workshop will help you understand how you work and what you can do to make better use of your limited time, become more productive and feel in more control.

Posted in Free Workshops

Developing Assertiveness – May 14, Birmingham

Assertiveness is standing up for your right to be treated fairly. It is expressing your opinions, needs, and feelings, while recognising the opinions, needs, and feelings of others. This workshop will help you develop assertiveness with the aim of achieving the best solutions for all concerned.

Posted in Free Workshops

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