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2010 v1

I had expected to have a timeline, budget, and a few decision branches outlined by now. However, I have only got as far as assigning priorities to current 2010 goals. Goals are prioritized by Tiers and roughly prioritized within Tiers. Aforementioned expectations expected to be delivered within the coming weeks.

Tier 1 Goals

Daily discipline – This is mainly directed at developing a solid sleep schedule and not getting caught up in fruitless activities
Professional Employment
International Ironman – Options listed in chronological order – South Afica, Japan, Nice, Regensberg, UK ~ 900 NZD just for entry (the amount of resources I have dedicated towards physical activity is )
CCNA – about 1/3 through the first book out of two – each test is 125 USD
ISTQB – ordered book – test is ~ 300 NZD
Develop idea of ideal living environment – current factors include current and future ideals and plans of government, society, air quality, disposition to cyclists, environmental stance, public transport, and standard quality of life metrics
Save Some Money
No Alcohol – self explanatory
No Caffeine – looking to limit psychoactive intakes
Expand diet in healthy ways and expand variety of meals – simplicity is good, but I eat pretty much the same thing every week. Not really tired of it, but something new might not hurt

Tier 2 Goals

Develop 5 Year Vision
Develop 3 Year Plan
Programming languages – Python, Perl, Shell, C, and PHP – studying Python/django now and have previously studied PHP and some Shell
Fluent in Spanish – Reading a refresher book on Spanish
Conversational in German or Mandarin

Tier 3 Goals

Get into Adventure Racing – still in Research phase
3:30 Marathon – Current best is 3:40 – End goal is to get 3:15 for Boston
Travel Southeast Asia, Japan, China, and/or Central Europe/UK
Get into sailing

As a side note, I have previously considered pursuing a PHD. Recently, I have been doing some more research into the idea. Who knows.

2 replies on “2010 v1”

Those sound like wonderful goals. Happy New Year!

I hope you make all of your goals come to be in 2010. I’m sure it must have been fun celebrating New Year early (said jokingly, since you are now on the other side of the world.)

Happy New Year from the future! thx for the good words they are much appreciated and may your plans for 2010 come to fruition! It will take some tight maneuvering to get these things cracked in 2010 – time will tell – darran

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