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Managing the Stages of Your Small Business

May 9, 2019

When you start a new business, your focus is all about what to do first. But what happens once you’re on your way? You’re ready for stage two of your freelance business!

In this webinar, presenter Dorothee Racette takes you through the five stages in the life of a business, each defined by a shift in your priorities and changes in the way you work. She shows you how to use the experience and skills you’ve gained to optimize your business decisions, effectively manage your client portfolio, and make the most of your earning potential at each stage.

At the end of this webinar, you’ll walk away with a fresh and practical approach to planning the next stage of your business.

What you will learn

  • 5 different stages of business and how they affect your priorities
  • How to optimize your business decisions in each stage
  • Why you should view your business as a “living entity”
  • Ways to effectively manage your client portfolio
  • Constructive ways to say goodbye to a client

About the presenter

Dorothee Racette, CT is an ATA-certified translator in German>English and English>German. She has been a full-time freelance translator for over 25 years, specializing in medical and scientific texts.

After holding a number of ATA leadership positions, she served as the Association’s President (2011-2013). In 2014, she began her own executive coaching business and completed accredited training with the International Coach Federation.

Dorothee enjoys helping individuals and organizations solve problems related to workflow, productivity, and time management.

She now divides her time between translating and coaching.

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May 9, 2019
Event Category:
Presenter(s): Dorothee Racette
Duration: 60 minutes
Presenting Language(s): Presented in English
Level: All

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