Top Ten Quiz: Is Book Coaching For You?
Judy Cullins c. 2004
Athletes get top dollars because they use coaches. So can you who
want to write a book to get the good word out to help others, to
illustrate you are the savvy expert in your field, and to create
ongoing monthly income that boosts your speaking or coaching business.
Number 1-10 on a separate piece of paper. On a scale from 1 to
10, 10 being high rate each of the following statements:
Not applicable 5
Don't agree 1 2 3
Somewhat agree or 5 for not applicable 4 5 6 7 8
Totally agree 9 10
Score 1 to 10 on each point below. Then add them up to see if you
are ready for Bookcoaching.
__1. I will learn the latest from a book coach professional on
self-publishing that frees me from assuming it's too much time or
__2. I want to short cut my problems and blocks by creating a savvy
__3. I am willing to let go of my self-limited beliefs about the
__4. I am willing to take action and finish--to add at least one
high level activity (HLA) per day toward finishing this project.
(10 hours a week)
__5. I will show up to my committed coaching times via the phone
__6. I will finish and email the "field work" assigned
by my coach before our next session.
__7. I am willing to learn more about the business side of books
__8. I will listen to feedback and improve the book to sell well.
__9. I will have fun with the project and know it's easier than
__10. I know I'll benefit from someone helping me stay on track.
Check out Your Score:
Book Coaching is not for you right now.
--31 to 60--
Remember that book building takes time although through mini steps,
you do finish. You may want to look at what you need to let go of
to make your book dream a reality. You can only work so many hours
a week. However, if you decide to work with a book coach now, you
should decide and commit that you will do the high level activities
necessary to finish and reap the benefits.
Congratulations! You are ready for a Book Coach! You are willing
to put your book dream near the top of your priorities and do whatever
it takes to finish it.
Remember any journey is easier with a partner--and much faster
to the finish line, too.
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