Posts About goals

#97. Buy Another Leash and Walk the Dogs Simultaneously

April 23, 2009

I’ve let my dog Cleo get fat. There’s no getting around it; she’s gained a lot of weight since I got her a year and a half ago. This is what she looked like then: And this is what she looks like now: She’s a good couple inches rounder, and look at all that back fat! It’s embarrassing. Back then she could run 5 miles with me no problem, and now when I try to take her on a run she can barely make it around the neighborhood. (Full disclosure: I can’t run 5 miles anymore either.) I chalk this change up to two things: 1) I live with David now, and one of his favorite things is giving dogs…
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101 in 1001: The List

April 21, 2009

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.” ~Helen Keller Here is my list of 101 goals in 1001 days. To find out more about the project, read other people’s lists, and learn tips to starting your own, visit the Day Zero website. This specific post will not be updated, but I have added a link to a page above where I will update as I complete tasks. I’ll also be posting about them as…
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101 Goals In 1001 Days

April 13, 2009

Because of the aforementioned employee evaluations coming up, I’ve been thinking about my professional goals a lot lately. That easily transitioned into thinking about my personal goals as well. I had already started to write some of them down when I came across this website. The Mission: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days. The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on my part). Why 1001 Days? Many people have created lists in the past – frequently simple goals such as New Year’s resolutions. The key to beating procrastination…
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2008 In Review

December 31, 2008

This was a pretty big year for me, so I decided to┬áreflect a little. For the new year I like to make resolutions that are important, but obtainable. Last year, my resolution was to stop texting and reading while driving. I have almost completely cut this out. I admit that I have made some mistakes, but overall they are rare. I do still read at stoplights sometimes, but that’s it. So I’m going to call that one a success. 2008 was also the year of Huge Life Events. See for yourself: February 9 – I got engaged. That was pretty cool. May 9- I was pinned and graduated from nursing school. Huge relief. June 2 – I started working at…
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