May review of my 2015 goals

The two best things about reviewing your own goals are

  • It means the goals that you set some time ago are still important
  • It is an amazing opportunity to put checks on the goals that are completed and at the same time gives you a good idea on what changes need to be made.

Exactly 5 months ago, on December 14, 2014 I had set my goals for 2015. This post will serve as a review of all the list of goals.

Goal 1:
Writing: Publish 100 articles on my blog in the next 52 weeks.
Progress: 4/100
Percentage progress: 4%
My comment : Very behind, need to write more often.

Goal 2:
Making videos: Publish 10 videos in 52 weeks on my youtube channel.
Progress: 0/10
Percentage progress: 0%
My comment : Not started yet. I know, very bad. But I’m confident I will do this!

Goal 3:
Reading: Read 20 books in 52 weeks
Progress: 0/20
Percentage progress : 0%
My comment : This doesn’t mean I don’t read. I read often. Since what I read is mostly non-fiction, I read multiple books.

Goal 4:
Business: Start and run a profitable business
Percentage progress : 20% (50% for starting and 50% for making it profitable; 20% means I am still 30% behind of starting one)
My comment : I am working on starting a business. Me and couple of my friends have set up a small office. We are in the process of registering it. More details on it soon.

Goal 5:
Education: Learning and teaching excites. I have been having this idea of writing a book about programming. But have not made effort to really write it. Goal is to complete the first draft in 52 weeks
Percentage progress : 5%
My comment : On a daily basis, I am working with a couple of students interested in learning programming and experimenting on my techniques. It going well.

Goal 6:
Travel: Travel 1 foreign country, 5 states apart from Karnataka, at least 10 districts in Karnataka in the next 52 weeks.
Progress:
0/1 (Foreign country)
1/5 (5 states outside Karnataka) – Uttar Pradesh
6/10 (10 districts in Karnataka) – Shimoga (Thirtahalli), Belgaum (Gokak, Hukkeri), Dharwad (Dharwad, Hubli), Chickamagalur, Mysore
Percentage progress : 43%
My comment : Decent progress 😛

Goal 7:
Music: I love music and somehow feel that I could create great music.
My declaration: Compose a song by end of 52 weeks
Progress: None
Percentage progress: 0%
My comment: This is so important to me and I have not put any effort in this direction. So makes sense that I have listed this as a goal and reviewing it!

Goal 8:
Money: Save up an amount of Rs 20lakhs at end of 52 weeks.
Progress: 1/20
Percentage progress: 5%
My comment: Long way to go. Pray for me. If I reach the goal, I’ll treat anyone who asks me for one 😉

Overall impression of the review: There is progress. But not as much I would have liked. However feeling myself to be on the positive side.

… And when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it
– Paulo Coelho

 

 

8 thoughts on “May review of my 2015 goals

  1. “Business: Start and run a profitable business
    Percentage progress : 20% (50% for starting and 50% for making it profitable; 20% means I am still 30% behind of starting one)
    My comment : I am working on starting a business. Me and couple of my friends have set up a small office. We are in the process of registering it. More details on it soon.”

    if you start a company then i want to be the fourth employee of your company as starting a business was your fourth goal. indeed am running out of money…;-)

  2. Let me know if you need help with the 7th one. It’s been a really long time since I’ve played my guitar and I feel terrible about it. Checking up on your goals, is a commendable progress in itself. Keep going !!

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