50 episodes

The Word Leader Podcast is for experts and lovers of ideas wanting to write a book or simply use the written word to propel their career or business. Podcast host and founder of Stellar Writing Leandre Larouche discusses everything from strategy to tactics, to mindset and philosophy. Visit https://www.stellarwriting.co to get more details about Stellar Writing and book a free consultation.

The Word Leader Podcast Leandre Larouche

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The Word Leader Podcast is for experts and lovers of ideas wanting to write a book or simply use the written word to propel their career or business. Podcast host and founder of Stellar Writing Leandre Larouche discusses everything from strategy to tactics, to mindset and philosophy. Visit https://www.stellarwriting.co to get more details about Stellar Writing and book a free consultation.

    50. You Need to Be Your Best Editor

    50. You Need to Be Your Best Editor

    There is a popular misconception that an editor can fix anything. Many believe that writing in a structured, coherent, grammatically correct way is unnecessary because a good editor can clean up any mess. That is everything but true. A good editor’s job...

    • 5 min
    49. The Full-Proof Way to Be Memorable

    49. The Full-Proof Way to Be Memorable

    McKinsey & Company for its emphasis on PowerPoints. Underlying the PowerPoints, however, are the writing process and argumentation. McKinsey & Company encourages its employees to write because writing clarifies thinking. They also encourage...

    • 5 min
    48. Take the Hard Word & Guess Work Away From Writing

    48. Take the Hard Word & Guess Work Away From Writing

    Many aspiring writers and authors choose to figure everything on their own when it comes to writing. They read the books, they take the courses, they practice on their own. They try everybody’s process. Although it’s important to explore different...

    • 5 min
    47. On Rejection & Failure

    47. On Rejection & Failure

    Rejection matters. Failure matters. You can’t do anything without rejection, and you shouldn’t fear it. You should embrace it instead. If you don’t fail or get rejected during your writing journey, you’re doing something wrong. It either means you got...

    • 5 min
    46. You Don’t Need Validation to Start Writing

    46. You Don’t Need Validation to Start Writing

    One of my clients once asked more or less directly for validation. Although I wanted to make him happy, I couldn’t give him the validation he sought because he wasn’t far enough into the process. The truth is, you don’t need validation before you start...

    • 5 min
    45. Writing Self-Sabotage

    45. Writing Self-Sabotage

    There are three sure ways to sabotage our chances of finding success with writing: perfectionism, imposter syndrome, and shiny object syndrome. It is not enough to know that perfection is unnecessary on the first draft; we also need to act accordingly...

    • 8 min

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