2018 Goals

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2018 Goals


  1. Accept a conditional offer from 1 of 3 school options and begin taking coursework toward a Ph.D. in sport psychology
    1. Accept a TA or other funding opportunity that covers 100% of tuition
  2. Get a 4.0 GPA during the fall 2018 semester of school


Coach K LLC

  1. Be able to support myself and business from assets accrued through The Coach K Show blog (coaching, writing, affiliate marketing, book sales)
  2. Make $15,000 in freelance writing income


  1. 2,500 or more likes on The Coach K Show Facebook page
  2. Add 2,500 more people to my email list.


  1. Weigh 189lbs or less
  2. Bench press 315lbs
  3. Run 1 mile in under 6 minutes



  1. Pay off all extraneous debts by the beginning of Q2, including credit cards
  2. Follows 2018 budget plan with 100% accuracy
  3. Bank $7k for graduate school expenses before the end of Q3

Personal Development

  1. Read 30 or more books
    1. “Book Dive” any books that are relevant to coaching, leadership, psychology or effectiveness


Public speaking- either:

  1. Perform a 3 minute bit of stand up comedy at an open mic night
  2. Speak in front of 50 or more people (school does not count)

Foreign Language

  1. Be conversational in German.

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Ben Kissam’s June 2018 Goals Report (w/ data)

Moved to Europe, made $1,217.91 working odd jobs, and meditated for 2.5 hours.


Ben Kissam | Full Bio

Background I started writing online in 2010, publishing daily recaps of my workouts when I was training for ultra-marathon and powerlifting

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Ben Kissam’s May 2018 Goals Report (w/ data)

Finished my teaching career, made $2,386.68 in extra income, and read 6 books.