Self-coaching: A Practical Guide To Change Your Life And Reach Your Goals.

Anyone coming out of grief, divorce, resignation, or any other situation will find answers, inspiration, and techniques that help transform their own lives.

Frederico Costa

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After a divorce in 2019 and the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020, I decided to leave my job at an insurance company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, and take a moment to decide what to do about the future. In March 2021, I unexpectedly lost my ex-husband and best friend in a domestic accident at our house. I've just left the most troubled period of my life behind me, and I've decided that it's time to reinvent myself once again.

Anyone coming out of grief, divorce, resignation, or any other situation will find answers, inspiration, and techniques that help transform their own lives.

The first step to moving from intention to action is to organize ideas and feelings to understand the moment of life and transform it into change objectives, goals, and deadlines.

I looked for a methodology that had already helped me in an extraordinary life transformation in the past, when I went from intern to a marketing manager position, with substantial financial and professional improvement.

The results were so impressive that my story is in the book practical Coaching — The Path to Success (free translation from the title in Portuguese), written by consultants Paul Campbell Dinsmore and Monique Cosendey Soares (both in memoriam). The book presents a model that the authors called PBC — Project-Based Coaching, and I use some of these concepts to reinvent my life.

Book excerpt

Fred came from Minas Gerais to Rio de Janeiro to try his luck in television, where he already had some experience. Fred says: “I came to be the next new tv anchor.”

Since the opportunity didn’t present immediately, he got a job in a small consulting company as a “marketing assistant,” responsible for internal communication and various tasks given by his boss.

After three years, Fred became discouraged and left the company. He spent two years in small self-employment jobs when…

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Frederico Costa

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