If we change our mind about the direction we're taking, is that the same as admitting we made a mistake?
People hire a coach for myriad reasons. Most of the clients I’ve worked with showed up at the initial session expecting me to have all the answers. They might be stunned to realize how much they have taught me.
CARING is the acronym I'm learning in my coaching certification program. It's going to help me coach you to clarity and action so you can move forward with your writing.
Is a writing coach the same as a writing mentor? I used to think so. But then I started taking a coaching certification course and boy, did I learn how wrong I was!. Check out my thoughts about what coaching is here. It really is part ONE of this post. And now on to consulting …
A writing coach should provide lots of insight, guidance, and answers on the aspiring author’s journey. At least, that’s what I thought when I picked up the mantle of coaching. Then I discovered maybe I was more of a consultant or a mentor.