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COMING SOON! Goals List 2017

Goals List 2016

The "complete by" date for all goals was December 31st 2016 unless otherwise stated.

1. Experience the joy, satisfaction and contentment of living with my partner (TheBF) for the first time
ROLES: Home Builder, Relationship Builder
I will seek to do this by:
  • Accepting suitable offers for the sale of my house and TheBF's house, with both proceeding to sale completion {DONE}
  • Finding a new house to buy with TheBF which meets all our purchase criteria
    • Agree a suitable purchase price {DONE}
    • Complete the purchase {DONE}
    • Move in [by December 31st 2016] {DONE}
RESULT: PASS (May 2016)


2. Gain the freedom to choose what I use my time for, removing the necessity of doing work that does not inspire me simply because it pays the bills
ROLES: Money Manager, Entrepreneurial Endeavours
I will seek to do this by:
  • Pursuing financial independence
    • Create a 2016 financial plan/budget [by February 29th 2016]  {DONE}
    • Create a "FI before 50 Roadmap" containing steps I need to take to become Financially Independent before the age of 50 [by March 31st 2016]  {DONE}
    • Follow the 2016 financial plan/budget {DONE}
RESULT: PASS
  • Researching alternative options for spending my time which could eventually help to replace my current mode of work
    • Create and maintain a blog site to track my goals and interact with the online community
      • Research a suitable blog site and how to use it, and set-up blog [by February 2016]   {DONE}
      • Deliver at least 1 post per week on average* {NOT ACHIEVED}
RESULT: FAIL (half achieved)
  • Research new alternative sources of repeat income
    • Generate at least £1 this year from a new source** of regular income {DONE}
RESULT: PASS

*   From the start date of the blog (Feb 12th 2016)
** Existing sources of income include: salary, dividends, interest, cashback, eBay sales, recommendation referrals for products and services I already own/use




3. Become a better person by the end of the year, than I was at the start of it. Can be measured in terms of knowledge & skills gained, health & fitness improved, relationships circle expanded & strengthened, internal beliefs challenged & reviewed, positive habits created
ROLES: Self Improvement, Relationship Builder, Traveller
I will seek to do this by:
  • Completing a personal development challenge with my sister (100 day challenge or something similar) {DONE}
  • Reading at least 6 new books {5.5 ACHIEVED}
  • Losing 10lbs in weight by the end of July and maintaining the weight loss through till the end of the year through good diet and exercise {NOT ACHIEVED}
  • Going on at least 12 planned "date nights" with TheBF in 2016 {DONE}
  • Going on a family holiday to France where I can spend quality time with TheBF, my parents, my sister, brother-in-law and niece {DONE}
  • Researching and booking a mini-cruise with family {PARKED}
  • Introducing a routine of regular meditation
    • By the end of the year, I will be meditating a minimum of 3 times per week {DONE}
RESULT: 70% PASS

4: Use my unique personal skills and abilities to help others achieve happiness. This may include offering tips & insights, friendship, encouragement and support 
ROLES: Philanthropist, Relationship Builder, Self Improvement
I will seek to do this by:
  • Offering tips, support and conversation online through:
    • My blog
    • Social media accounts (Twitter in the first instance)
    • Getting involved in the FI and Personal Development communities by commenting on and sharing other people's blogs/sites
RESULT: PASS
  • Offering tips, support and help offline through any face-to-face opportunities should they arise, such as:
    • Meet-ups
    • Coaching
    • Training
    • Speaking engagements
RESULT: PASS
  • Supporting my chosen charities through a spread of donations totalling £350 this year
RESULT: PASS



1 comment:

  1. That's some serious saving going on there... good luck! :)

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