Entrepreneurial Writing: Discovering Your Purpose

Make money through writing. In step one, you'll discover your purpose and how to connect it to everything you write.
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  • Lectures 5
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Before you begin writing, you must discover how you are wired (your personality), your heart (your passions), and your opportunities. This is the first part of a four-part process that will help you reach more people and make money through writing and blogging.

  • Part one: Discovering Your Purpose
  • Part two: Identifying Your Process
  • Part three: Creating Your Products
  • Part four: Establishing Your Platform

In this course, you'll learn from Terry Hadaway, an author and writing coach with more than thirty books to his credit (many as a ghost writer). Terry has worked as an editor-in-chief at a publishing company and successfully self-published some of his own work. In addition, Terry has a PhD in Adult Education with experience teaching adult students in colleges and universities.

This course walks you through a process Dr. Hadaway created while writing his book, Live Your Why. The course includes a multimedia presentation, interactive workbook, summary quizzes, and follow-up assignments.

Each video segment lasts approximately 15-minutes and is coordinated with a fill-in-the-blank workbook. The course should be completed within one week if you invest 30-45 minutes per day in the course content and follow-up assignments.

You should consider taking this course if you've ever considered writing or blogging as a way to expand your business or reach more people. The tips are based on more than 15 years of publishing and educational experience.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a computer, speakers, and printer for the workbook.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will understand you purpose and how to leverage it as a writer or blogger.
  • In this course, you will discover how your personality and passions work together to focus your writing.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course requires no prerequisite skill or knowledge.
  • This course is intended for people who want to make money through writing blogs, articles, ebooks, or books.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Entrepreneurial Writing: Discovering Your Purpose

In the introduction to this course, you'll get an overview of this course and the subsequent courses. You'll also understand the importance of the printable workbook and hear some tips about how to get the most from this study.


In part one, we will begin talking about your purpose for writing by introducing the concept of entrepreneurial writing and how it can help you grow your business, extend your reach, and make more money.


In part two, we begin talking about the relationship between your personal purpose and your purpose for writing. The assignment following the lecture will help you begin discovering how you are wired and how to connect your personal characteristics to your writing.

Who Are You?
10 questions

Just for fun, give these questions a try. Your learning will be more effective as a result.


As we wrap up this course, we'll overview the key points and point you toward some additional training opportunities that will help you become an entrepreneurial writer.

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Instructor Biography

Terry Hadaway, Author and Writing Coach

Terry Hadaway has more than thirty books to his credit, many as a ghost writer. Having worked as an editor, freelance writer, author, and university professor, Terry is uniquely qualified to help people from all backgrounds leverage their expertise to grow their businesses and extend their reach by pursuing their potential and learning new skills. With a PhD in Adult Education, Terry understands how adults learn and creates courses that accomplish your learning goals.

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