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Do the Work You Want (and Earn More Doing It): A Guided Strategic Retreat for Editors
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Do the Work You Want (and Earn More Doing It): A Guided Strategic Retreat for Editors

with Lana Okerlund

As an editor, are you doing the work you want (or do you know what that is)? Are you satisfied with what you earn? Are you working as much, or as little, as you wish? Are you keeping up with professional standards and work practices? Do you ever have the time to properly think about these questions, let alone figure out what to do so you can say “yes!” to them?

This six-hour workshop is designed as a guided strategic retreat to help you envision your ideal editing career, understand your current situation, and develop a plan to close the gap. Through stimulating discussion and hands-on activities, you will

  • Establish a strategic vision for your editing business or career
  • Set objectives for the clients you want to work with, the projects you want to do, the amount you want to earn, and the work practices and professional development you want to invest in
  • Figure out how to gauge your progress toward your objectives
  • Learn how to analyze information about your business or career so you can adjust or develop new strategies to meet your goals

Whether you’re an experienced editor or new to the editing world, you will come away from the workshop with a draft strategy for taking charge of your business or career so you can steer it in the direction that you want it to go.

Freelance editors will find this workshop most useful, though in-house editors can also benefit from thinking about career goals in a more strategic way.

A partner with West Coast Editorial Associates, Lana Okerlund edits, indexes, and writes non-fiction books and teaches editing and business writing courses. For this workshop, Lana draws on her experience as a freelance editor and as a former business consultant, when she spent nearly a decade working with clients on strategic visioning, business planning, performance measurement, and other business improvement projects. She has found tremendous value in applying these business concepts while building her own editing career.

 

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Date & Time: Nov 30, 2019 10:00 AM to
Nov 30, 2019 05:00 PM
[America/Vancouver UTC -8]

 

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Location: BCIT Downtown Campus
Room 481
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver B.C.
Canada
 

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Registration Closes: Nov 26, 2019 11:59 PM

Event Coordinator:

EAC-BC Branch Coordinator
bccoordinator@editors.ca
 Registration Fees
Editors Canada member Price
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$165.00
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Non-member Price
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$230.00
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Student affiliate Price
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Early Bird and Regular Registration  
  
$100.00
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