Live interview with Robert Vlach about FREELANCING for freelance English teachers
hosted by Nina English / Klub úspěšných lektorek angličtiny, on May 21, 2020
Robert answers the following questions:
? What is freelancing and how do you know freelancing is for you?
? What skills do you need for your freelancing career?
? How long does it take to start your business off?
? Do I need a business plan?
? What to avoid during your freelancing career?
? How do you ask your customers for feedback?
? Why is your reputation crucial?
? How do you get first customers and build relationships?
? How do you attract higher-paying customers?
? How do you keep your work-life balance?
? How do you prevent risks an keep the cash flow healthy?
? Why should you not compare your prices to others and believe in yourself?
? Why do you need to understand your finances and plan?
? How big should our financial reserve be and how to build it?
? At which point do people usually fail at freelancing?
? Why is it risky to think you have your business under control forever?
And also touches on:
? Digital nomading and remote work
? Sleep and how crucial it is to have healthy sleeping habits
? His cooperation with Margit Slimáková and how to lead by example
? Freelancing as a good way to cooperate internationally
? The importance of surrounding yourself with positive people
? Roles in his family and managing the common wealth
? His new project https://Freelancing.eu
? How Paul McCartney doesn’t always feel happy 🙂
And we got a crash course on managing our finances in 5 simple steps:
1) Keeping realible and solid financial statistics
2) Dealing with financial swings
3) Controlling your cash flow and knowing where your money goes
4) Financial planning for 1 – 3 years
5) Managing your wealth
https://freelanceway.eu/ (in English)
https://melvil.cz/nvn (in Czech)
Watch the video: https://youtu.be/Bp1JvbGEaB4