Episode 179: How to Get Out of Working Too Much for Too Little Pay
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Episode 179: How to Get Out of Working Too Much for Too Little Pay – Interview with Caroline Alberoni

working too much for too little pay

In this episode we’re talking with Caroline Alberoni about how to get out of the vicious circle of working too much for too little pay. Caroline tells us how she gradually started setting fixed work-hours, and found better paying clients. Now she is working much less, but still earning more. We talk about what we need to say no to, and what we should say yes to. We also discuss productivity and networking.

Important things discussed in this episode:

  • How Caroline developed her business
  • How to change the scarcity mindset and say no
  • How to set work hours and stay productive
  • Scheduling and time tracking
  • The importance of networking

Useful links mentioned in this episode:

Caroline shared useful tips on mindset, productivity and tracking. It’s important to both learn to say no to the wrong jobs and clients, but also to grasp the opportunities that come our way, and say yes whenever we can. She encourages us to never lose heart. We can always learn from others, and from our own mistakes. If we do that we will succeed in the end. I would love to hear about your journey to a balanced business. Feel free to reach out by email or comment below.


Caroline Alberoni is a Brazilian translator from English and Italian specialized in IT, marketing, business and the environment, with more than seven years of experience. She holds an MA in Translation Studies with Intercultural Communication (University of Surrey, UK) and a BA in Languages Specialized in Translation (Unesp, Brazil). Besides being the head and heart behind Alberoni Translations, Caroline is a social media curator. You can find her on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram (@alberoni). She is also a blogger and hosts a translation podcast in Brazilian Portuguese (TradTalk). Alberoni is a member of Abrates (Brazilian Association of Translators and Interpreters) and Sintra (Brazilian Union of Translators and Interpreters).

1 Comment

  1. Thank you so much for inviting me, Tess!
    It was a great honor to be part of your amazing podcast and to talk to you.

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