June writing coaching special!

June writing coaching special!

Updated May 2023 Becoming a more effective communicator takes work. You can do it yourself -- studying good writing, trying to pick out the techniques that apply to your work, and getting feedback from friends and coworkers -- or you can hire a coach. In observance of...
Tips for working with an executive coach

Tips for working with an executive coach

There are all kinds of coaches to help you improve your performance at work (and other things, too, of course). In advance of National Executive Coaches Day (there really is such a thing!), I've gathered up some of our most-read posts about working with a writing...
Guest Post: Why hire a writing coach

Guest Post: Why hire a writing coach

Earlier this year, Fox Vernon decided to expand his coaching website. What happened next was something many of us experience: He just couldn’t get moving on it. As the project slid further down his to-do list, his frustration with it grew, making it even less likely...
When and where to use a comma

When and where to use a comma

Updated July 2023 If there’s one topic that engenders the most emotion with coaching and training clients, it’s the serial or Oxford comma. We don’t even agree on it here at The Word Factory. Seriously, if you looked at unedited copy from our group, you could narrow...