What Gives The Most Joy? Ask Me.

That abstract, inexplicable feeling that just makes you sigh and say to yourself.

It was worth it.

All the stressing, the late-night post scheduling, the Whatsapp group monitoring…

Being a writers’ coach, I constantly have to position myself as an expert by pouring out the virtues I’ve learnt and the vices to avoid. It isn’t always easy to do this. To be a teacher to every writer that crosses my path. However, some events are just the motivation I (and every coach out there) need.

Such an event happened in the ‘Build Your Writing Confidence’ Whatsapp group I created (you can join here ) for writers to, well . . . build their confidence.

I had given everyone in the group an assignment to pitch their writing services to friends or brands around them. I knew that this would challenge them and also acquaint them with the concepts of negotiation, client behavior and even rejection.

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Then, it happened.

One of the participants messaged me about how he had pitched himself to someone who had been sharing ineffective Whatsapp BCs on an online Food Safety course. I was amazed. And most of all, OVERJOYED.

He had been listening! And that is my joy. Or well, the joy of a Writers’ Coach.

* If you are interested in any form of writing coaching, no matter your schedule, I can help. Message me at demilhadey@gmail.com or send me a message on Facebook (Demi Olafisoye).

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3 comments

  1. Jonathan Abah · 18 Days Ago

    Wow! Impressive!

    • demilhadey · 17 Days Ago

      Thank Jonathan! One step after the other…now, we’re here. Thank God.

  2. Tope Orire · 10 Days Ago

    Amazing!
    Tope, what are you doing?!!!

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