WHAT I OFFER

Individual Mentoring, Life Coaching, Career Progression, Media Training and workshops. London or via Skype. I've worked with over 800 individual writers, PR departments, and entrepreneurs worldwide Click here for what they say.

Non-fiction book authors: How to focus your ideas, decide on a market and prepare a pitch that will get you commissioned by an agent or publisher.

INTERVIEW SKILLS How to impress and get a job. For writers: how to get quotes for a story or profile.

CAREER PROGRESSION How to find and identify the best job for your abilities.

‘I couldn’t recommend Susan highly enough’
Lucy Pearson, Sydney, Australia 2017

Most of my coaching revolves around work issues.....

 As a trained coach certified by the Institute of Leadership and Management I can help you: progress your career, refresh journalism skills, improve your success rate, increase confidence and earnings. Coaching can help with decision making, leadership and building relationships at work. Mentoring for nonfiction writers is also available.

As a trained coach certified by the Institute of Leadership and Management I can help you: progress your career, refresh journalism skills, improve your success rate, increase confidence and earnings. Coaching can help with decision making, leadership and building relationships at work. Mentoring for nonfiction writers is also available.

COACHING

  • Clarify and reach goals
  • Access potential
  • Manage, lead or delegate
  • Impress editors or clients
  • Decision making
  • Put your message across
  • Grow your start-up

JournoAnswers

I set up Facebook group JournoAnswers to support writers worldwide. Currently 3.2K members. We post up jobs and work opportunities. Increase your confidence by linking up with other journalists. To join click here.

MENTORINg

Individual help in person or via Skype

  • Clarify your career path
  • Social media skills
  • Improve pitches
  • Explore new markets
  • Write digital content
  • Personal progression
‘I came away from your coaching completely fired up and determined to make it happen, and it did! I can’t thank you enough.’

INSTAGRAM

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http://instagram.com/wordsallowed

 

‘Susan tunes in fast. With one Pitch Clinic I moved from despair to motivation’
‘Susan helped me believe in myself and my abilities. I can’t thank her enough for enabling me the work I always wanted’
— Elizabeth January 2018

MEDIA TRAINING

  • Impress clients with innovative ideas
  • Write effective editorial 
  • Get messages across clearly
  • Crisis management and interview skills
  • Individual or team training

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING

  • Twitter training for journalists
  • Writing a blog and increasing followers
  • Understanding LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Promoting your brand

WHO I WORK WITH

  • freelance journalists
  • women returners
  • former editors
  • bloggers
  • non-fiction writers
  • entrepreneurs
  • HR departments
  • public relations and marking execs
  • travel and food industry professionals
  • the hotel industry

 

  Lecturer Journalism MA. Coach and Mentor  ILM  certified (Inst of Leadership & Management).

Lecturer Journalism MA. Coach and Mentor ILM certified (Inst of Leadership & Management).

THE COACH

Susan Grossman is a former BBC journalist, broadcaster, travel writer and magazine editor of 30 years standing. She is certified by the (ILM) Institute of Leadership and Management in coaching and mentoring and works across all sectors. Susan also works as a media trainer. She currently lectures on an MA in journalism at Westminster University and also teaches at the City Lit and on short courses at City University.


ON TWITTER

Twitter @wordsallowed