2017 GOALS

1. I will easily create and launch an online course by 31st December 2017.

Completed Modules 1 and 2. Receiving feedback from the Founding Members. Currently working on Module 3, and releasing individual lessons upon completion.

9 Modules to complete.

 

2. I will easily set up a charitable fund, promote it on my Blog, and donate 10% of my course profits to ‘Building Schools For Africa’ by 31st December 2017.

Started fund and dedicated page on blog. I need £20,000 to fund the project. There are more details HERE. I need to complete my course to achieve this goal.

Jan = £1,069 (5.3%)
Feb = £1,304 (6.5%)
Mar = £1,438 (7.2%)
Apr = £1,788 (8.9%) 
May = £1,913 (9.6%)
June = £2,013.00 (10%)

(AVE: £189pm = Completion in 95 months or 7.9 years!)

 

3. My Investment portfolio will easily pay me £6,000 (£500 per month) in income in 2017.

I want to cover my basic living expenses (tax, insurance, food, transport, house bills etc.) with passive income in 2017. We estimate these expenses to be between £400-£450 per month). This income includes Dividends and Peer to Peer income only.

Jan = £350.26
Feb = £517.28
Mar = £390.55 
Apr = £311.93 
May = £689.73 
Jun = £902.81

(TOT: £3,162.56/ AVE: £527.09)

 

4. I will easily create and launch my new Blog with 500 email subscribers by 31st December 2017.

Transferred site from Blogger to WP.

May = 7 Subscribers
June = 9 Subscribers

 

5. I will easily read or listen to 16 books by 31st December 2017.

COMPLETED GOAL IN APRIL!!

Completed reading list below:

1. ‘Screw it, let’s do it’ by Richard Branson
2. ‘Influence’ by Robert Cialdini
3. ‘The Checklist Manifesto’ by Atul Gawande
4. ‘The Obstacle is the Way’ by Ryan Holiday
5. ‘The Power of Habit’ by Charles Duhigg
6. ‘Tao Te Ching’ by Lao Tsu
7. ‘Man’s Search For Meaning’ by Viktor E. Frankl
8. ‘Surely You’re Joking Mr Feynman’ by Richard Feynman
9. ‘Siddhartha’ by Hermann Hesse
10. ‘Meditations’ by Marcus Aurelius
11. ‘Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life’ by Ryan Nicodemus and Joshua Fields Millburn
12. ‘The Truth’ by Neil Strauss
13. ‘Ego is the Enemy’ by Ryan Holiday
14. ‘#AskGaryVee’ by Gar Vaynerchuk
15. ‘Essentialism’ by Greg McKeown
16. ‘The Power of Vulnerability’ by Brene Brown
17. ‘The 10X Rule’ by Grant Cardone
18. ‘Tools of Titans’ by Tim Ferriss
19. ‘Buddhism for Busy People’ by David Michie
20. ‘The Gifts of Imperfection’ by Brene Brown
21. ‘The Complete Guide to Property Investment’ by Rob Dix
22. ‘Waking Up’ by Sam Harris
23. ‘Unshakeable’ by Tony Robbins
24. ‘The Naked Trader’ by Robbie Burns
25. ‘The Naked Traders Guide To Spread Betting’ by Robbie Burns
26. ‘Trade Like A Shark’ by Robbie Burns
27. ‘10% Happier’ by Dan Harris
28. ‘I Can’t Make This Up’ by Kevin Hart

 

6. Lou and I will easily have at least one ‘date night’ a month for the whole of 2017. (12 ‘date nights' in total)

1. Jan – The Golden Ball
2. Feb – MillWorks
3. Mar – The Crown and Punchbowl
4. Apr – St Johns Chop House
5. May – The Tickell Arms

 

7. I will easily attend 3 x different clubs/classes in Cambridge area by 31st March 2017.

FAILED GOAL

I've joined 2 x clubs, and a gym since moving to Cambridge. I didn't achieve the goal in the timeframe, but I'm happy with my progress and plan on continuing to join new clubs in the area.

1. 'Improv for Beginners' course
2. Acrobatics (Cancelled)
3. Gym
4. 'Run Your Own Business' course
5. Graphic Design for Beginners (Cancelled)
6. MMA gym

 

8. I will easily record 52 new Youtube videos and have 2,000 Youtube subscribers by 31st December 2017.

Jan = 5 videos / 281 subscribers (36 gained in Jan)
Feb = 4 videos / 298 subscribers (17 in Feb)
Mar = 1 video / 325 subscribers (23 in Mar)
Apr = 2 videos / 343 Subscribers (18 in Apr)
May = 1 video / 361 Subscribers (18 in May)
Jun = 1 video / 371 Subscribers (10 in June)

 

9. I will easily complete 26 x bi-weekly reviews to track my progress in 2017.

Each weekend I set myself goals and tasks to complete during the upcoming week. I assess my performance to those goals on the weekend. This process keeps me accountable to my commitments and on track to my annual goals. I try to complete them every week, but sometimes I have other commitments, I'm away from home or just lazy. I set the target a 26 to do one at least every other week.

Jan = 5
Feb = 3
Mar = 4 
Apr = 3 
May = 2 
June = 3

(20 Total)