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Grading my 2011 Goals

Another year has gone by and I’ve just spent some time reviewing my goals and grading my progress against them.  I failed.  2011 was a rough year and as I write this having looked back on the year I don’t feel good about the progress I made against these goals.  I feel stronger and more healthy than I have in years and I but with respect to the expectations I had set for myself in January of last year I’ve failed. These are my expectations and will be my goals again in 2012… now I just need to figure out how to execute.

The specifics:Read More: (2011 Grade: 4/5)

  1. Read one fiction book every three months: Grade 4
  2. Read one non-fiction book every 2 months: Grade: 2

My 2011 Progress

In 2011 I finished reading 3 fiction books (“A Galaxy Unknown“, “Rainbows End“, and “Wired“) and there’s a 50/50 shot that I’ll finish reading “Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter” by the end of the year. In 2011 I finished reading 2 non-fiction books: (“The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman” and “Delivering Happiness“); I started, but did not finish, 3 other fiction books (“The perfect gene diet“, “The Power (the secret)“, and “The Shift: Taking Your Life from Ambition to Meaning“).

My 2012 Plan Continue reading

My 2011 New Year’s Resolutions

You can see the details in the embedded mind map below. I like the format that Kevin Rose has for his New Year’s Resolutions and decided to adopt that format here. These aren’t in any particular order. Enjoy!

  • Read More
  • Be in the best shape of my life by 2012
  • Make a mental shift towards self actualization
  • Value experiences over material things
  • Spend more quality time with my boys
  • Earn $5K / Month as side income by September