Writing Your First Book with Nikki Groom

What does it really take to write your first book? Former client Nikki Groom joins her former coach to recall the story of her first book.
Writing Your First Book with Nikki Groom
Published January 31, 2023

Supposedly, 81% of Americans — around 228 million people! — think they should have a book in them, and, that they should write one.

Clearly, books are revered in American society. But what does it take, really, to become one of the few people who actually do it?

But what does it take, really, to become one of the few people who actually do it?

Nikki Groom is a brand strategist, the host of the Movement Makers podcast, and the author of  A Power of Your Own: How to Awaken Your Potential, Experiment With Purpose, And Do Work That Matters.  Having worked together in a coaching capacity, Nikki and Dave go behind the scenes to recount her book’s slow formulation—and, how the expectation of what it means to write a book oftentimes differs in reality.

Overcoming imposter syndrome, shame scripts, self-limiting beliefs, and a world of learned doubts from a society that tells many, especially those from historically marginalized identities, to remain small, Nikki shares how book writing was an invitation to learn, grow, and heal.

Hailed as “a force of nature” and “a rising superstar”, Nikki is on a mission to help women entrepreneurs recognize their worthiness, own their power, and amplify their impact—without checking their integrity at the door.

She has been involved in dozens of projects and partnerships that focus on empowering women in business.

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This episode is sponsored by  Writing the Personal, a writing class with Dave Ursillo. Learn more at DaveUrsillo.com/wtp.

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