WHAT I OFFER

Individual Mentoring, Life Coaching, Career Progression, Media Training and workshops. London or via Skype. I've worked with over 800 bloggers, PRs, journalists, women returners, former editors, and new writers worldwide Click here for what they say.

PITCHING non-fiction books. How to prepare a pitch that will get you a commission from agents, editors or publishers.

INTERVIEW SKILLS How to impress and stand out.

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

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

As a trained coach certified by the Institute of Leadership and Management in coaching and mentoring I can help you with: career progression, refreshing journalism skills, cracking digital content. Improve your success rate and increase earnings. Coaching help with decision making, leadership and building relationships at work. Mentoring for writers. Workshops and individual training.

As a trained coach certified by the Institute of Leadership and Management in coaching and mentoring I can help you with: career progression, refreshing journalism skills, cracking digital content. Improve your success rate and increase earnings. Coaching help with decision making, leadership and building relationships at work. Mentoring for writers. Workshops and individual training.

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 2.8K members. Please ask to join. We post up job posts, and 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

 

 Workshops and Courses

Susan pepped my motivation to succeed, and facilitated an increased output. She knows the media industry very well indeed
— Lucy Sept 2015

MEDIA TRAINING

  • Impress clients with innovative ideas
  • Write effective editorial 
  • Get messages across clearly
  • Use digital media
  • 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 and start-ups
  • small businesses
  • CEOs and middle managers
  • 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