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Goal Setting

Goal Setting

When you first enter college you might have that optimistic attitude brimming with endless possibilities.  You end up finding yourself wanting to do everything and anything.  Yet every year passes and you realize you haven't done anything you set out to do.  And then it hits you.  What the hell am I trying to do?  

Make sure to take some time, right now, seriously, to jot down 5 things you want to do in life.  Better yet, put down 5 goals you want to accomplish while in college.  And then 5 life goals you want to accomplish.  Then take some time and ask yourself how you are progressing on this.  

It's better to see a list, then to just think of things on the fly.  If you jot down you want to learn how to ride a motorcycle, then your more likely to do it.  Also, you gotta tell people, your friends and your family.  The more you tell them, the more real your goal becomes.

Even as I type I'm accomplishing a goal I've had set on my mind for a few years now, and that was starting this website.  Now I didn't write it down per se, but I told a lot of people.  I had my ups and downs and couldn't find the will in me to actually do it until recently.  Also not too long ago I went skydiving.  It was on my list of things I wanted to do.  A friend planned it out, signed us up, and I was in a plane getting ready to jump out. Just like that.

So don't give me this crap like, these goals are unfeasible.  The goals you set out are things that solidify your existence.  It lets you know that your striving for something in life.

List of things:
1.  Make lots of money (in progress)
2.  Start a website/company
3.  Learn to ride a motorcycle
4.  Go skydiving
5.  Buy my own car with my own money
6.  Be the president of an organization
7.  Get an internship
8.  Start a popular podcast (not there yet)
9.  Build my own computer
10. Be an extra in a movie

The point I'm trying to make is that if you make a list, you'll get it done.  And then when each item gets accomplished, you can finally cross it off your list.  Always make sure to try and include close friends and family in your attempts to achieve your goals.  It makes it a little easier to do.