Ergonomics for Editors

Presenter: Mindy Gulas and Sonya Poller
Presenters: Mindy Gulas and Sonya Poller Dates: November 15 and 22, 2023 Time: 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT Length: 2 x 1 hour sessions Language: English Level: Introductory Type: Informational Member price: $84 Non-member price: $140 Register Now Working as an editor can be incredibly rewarding and also physically and mentally demanding. The science of ergonomics provides answers on how to optimize our workspaces to be more productive, focused and energetic as editors. This two-part webinar series will outline fundamental information and provide instruction on how to Continue reading →

Personality-based Productivity

Presenter: Sagan Morrow
If you're struggling with productivity, it's probably because you're using productivity strategies that aren't a good fit for your personality. In this training, you'll learn how to choose productivity techniques that work with—rather than against—your personality. Throughout this process, you'll discover which productivity methods work best for your learning style, plus how you can conserve your energy throughout the week (while making awesome progress with work tasks!)

Concussions and Editors

Presenter: Courtney Mahoney
About 1.2% of people in Canada suffer concussions every year, and we're been hearing of a significant number of editors with serious concussions recently. When you have a concussion and you are editing, what are the warning signs that you should take a break? What are the best long-term and short-term strategies for concussion. How can you manage a concussion so that you can keep working -- or should you just take time off and focus on recovering? Certified Concussion Therapist Courtney Mahoney will focus specifically on how people with intense desk jobs should deal with concussion.

Taming the Inner Perfectionist: Turning a Potential Enemy into an Ally

Presenter: Suzy Bills
Perfectionist qualities can help you be good at your craft but can also lead to paranoia and poor performance, ultimately leading to burnout. So how can you balance perfectionist tendencies with the realities of editing, including tight deadlines and the hard truth that no one is perfect?

Productivity While Working From Home

Presenter: Sagan Morrow
Working from home effectively requires a different set of skills than working in an office environment. In this webinar, you'll learn how to manage work-life balance effectively, home office tips and tricks, and ideas for how to organize yourself so you stay on track with your business goals and priorities (without neglecting your personal life).