Personal improvement with a personal coach
Usain Bolt has a coach, and he’s the fastest man on earth. Payton Manning had a coach and was one of the best football players in the history. Personal coaches are expensive, though. There are six ways you can save on a personal coach. Follow these six steps and get this free Living Fabulous Daily Journal here, and start changing your life today.
Personal improvement with personal coach workarounds
If, as Jim Rohn famously said, “Your level of success rarely exceeds your level of personal development because success is something you attract by the person you become,” what are you becoming?
There is value in finding a personal coach who will hold you accountable. What if your budget can’t swing one, though?
Whatever your situation, you can benefit from a personal coach, whether they’re real life and tangible or virtual. For you, we’ve cobbled together this personal coach hybrid until with six tactics for when a personal coach is not in your financial cards.
Personal coach alternatives
In our heart of hearts, nothing beats the books. We do most of our reading in bed just before lights out to unwind and disconnect. This helps us fall asleep faster and sleep better. Below are some favorites.
Learn to love Facebook, again. Facebook groups offer all sorts of support and education. Whatever you need, there’s a Facebook group for it. Below are some of our current favorites.
We recently moved into a new building full of independent entrepreneurs and thinkers. The one common practice they all have is they all listen to motivational and educational podcasts.
Podcasts are a good alternative to YouTube and offer unique interviews with amazing people on a wide variety of topics. Our favorite podcasts challenge us to a new way of thinking and keep us positive. Below are some of our favorites.
- Queer Money™ with the Debt Free Guys
Quote of the Day with Sean Croxton
- Build a Bigger Life with Adam Carroll
- Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield
YouTube is full of inspirational and motivational videos. Rather than listening to music in the background when we’re working or driving, we listen to motivational videos. Whether we’re paying full or partial attention, we get something out of them and they keep us positive and focused. Below are a few of the channels we watch.
Apps are a great resource for alternative personal coach solutions. They get as close to customized as a today’s robots can get. Our phones are with us 24/7, and some of these apps are as good as having a personal coach in your pocket.
Like Facebook, but on a professional level, are LinkedIn Groups. LinkedIn groups are especially good if you’re looking for career guidance or networking. Some recs:
- OutBüro – LGBT, GLBT, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Allies Networking
- Bank of Entrepreneurs
- Leadership Think Tank
The six ways above and the Living Fabulous Daily Journal are all the tools we’re using to keep our personal and professional goals on track. They aren’t the customized solution a human personal coach gives, but they work for those with a limited budget and limited time. If you have limited resources, try these alternatives.
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