Lesson 5

The Best of Both Worlds: Continuing on the Success Road

Congratulations! You’ve taken the first steps to leaving Broke Teacher behind!

Recap and self-congratulatory back pat: 

  1. You took the No-Spend Challenge so you can shift your financial resources to your goals.
  2. You set some goals to inspire you and keep you on that path.
  3. You started to notice some of the traps that will keep you school-spending. You’ve got a plan for each.
  4. You took inventory of your teacher skills because you will use them to earn money outside of teaching.
  5. Maybe you’ve sent your first invoice, taken your first payment, or started your first book, course, project, initiative, booked a speech… It doesn’t matter what you’re doing, but you’re doing something.
  6. You’re taking one action every day to build the things you stared.
  7. You’re not only building your bottom line, you’re transparent–you’re showing your students they will do the same!
  8. You’re a living marketing plan for teaching–at a time when teacher prep programs are seeing a drop in applications and teachers are leaving the field–you’re a superstar, a poster child teacher. Your students will want to be just like you!


So what’s next?

Keep on the path. If any of this has helped you, I’d love to hear about it. You can find me at @broketeacher on Instagram, @runningdmc is my personal Twitter, and you can email me at dawn@broketeacher.com.

Obviously, I’d love for you to read my books. See them here on the website, or go right to Amazon.

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