Today I wanted to take a first pass look at intellectual growth with some S.M.A.R.T. goals.
- I will blog at least 5 days a week.
- I will read at least 5 days a week.
- I will read the Bible at least 5 days a week.
- I will read a book at least 15 minutes a day for at least 5 days a week.
- I will read, learn, and grow from reading a blog post for at least 5 days a week.
- I will keep and update a personal journal 5 days a week.
- I will read The 4 Hour Body by Tim Ferris by January 31st, 2018.
- I will read The Treasure of Christmas by December 31st, 2017.
- I will read 30 Days to Genesis by January 31st, 2018.
Software Lead Weekly is by far my favorite weekly email. I find myself always looking forward to it, and there is always something akin to a small treasure trove waiting for me inside.
Don’t take my word for it: Software Lead Weekly.
Many years ago I read advice something like the following:
Every day learn something new that is important, and create something that matters from the total of what you have learned so far, and either give or sale something valuable to others from what you have been able to create.
Here are some examples of when people have really done this.
How I Built 180 Websites in 180 days and became a YC Fellowship Founder
30 Apps in 30 Days
Girl does push-ups for 100 days (time lapse) #giveit100
I think the show The Goldbergs is a great example of this, since Adam’s daily hobby becomes adult Adam’s career hustle.