Just Between Coaches
Workshops and Homework (Joy Torchia)
March 22, 2023
Melinda is joined by return guest and business coach Joy Torchia. The two explore the nuances, advantages, and disadvantages in response to a listener’s question: What are your thoughts on giving clients homework versus workshopping during sessions?
Joy Torchia is a certified coach in the ACES program at Mirasee and founder of Torchlight Life Design LLC. Prior to coaching, she was in the nonprofit sector for two decades, developing entrepreneurship education programs for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In this episode we discuss:

“At that point, I'd step back into the mindset issues and explore, you know, what's really getting in the way?”

“When we can bring that knowledge and expertise or a particular approach, it really does up their game and it helps us get them to where they want to go faster” – Joy Torchia

Joy Torchia

Joy Torchia, certified coach and consultant, enjoys working with entrepreneurs as they develop business strategy and increase their own performance and productivity to deliver business results and experience the life rewards they desire.

For more than 20 years at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Joy served on staff teams that produced and delivered innovative entrepreneurship education programs while also being involved in community-wide support networks for entrepreneurs.

In addition to being an ACES Coach at Mirasee, she’s the founder of and runs her consulting and coaching business Torchlight Life Design LLC. . She holds a master’s degree in business administration and management, and a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Resources or websites mentioned in this episode:
  1. Mirasee
  2. Coaches Console
  3. Joy’s website
  4. Joy’s LinkedIn

Guest: Joy Torchia
Host: Melinda Cohan
Producer: Michi Lantz
Supervising Producer: Cynthia Lamb 
Executive producer: Danny Iny
Audio Post Supervisor: Evan Miles, Christopher Martin
Audio Post Production: Post Office Sound
Music soundscape: Chad Michael Snavely
Making our hosts sound great: Home Brew Audio

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