I see changes, but…

I see changes within myself, but is it enough? I wonder if other people have this feeling that whatever they’re doing isn’t good enough. I always feel like I can do better.

Compared to last year, I am a much more disciplined person. I have been using my calendars, agendas, and daily to-do list. A quick look through my agendas and notebooks is proof of this; there is more of an abundance of information in them. However, I still feel as though I haven’t improved much.

It’s probably the fact that I am not where I want to be yet, and that is okay. I just need to learn to take it a day at a time and not get discouraged.

Bucket List/Impossible Goals.

Inspired by this post http://impossiblehq.com/impossible-list

I’m a person that believes a goal is just a dream with a deadline. This is why having goals are so important because it allows you to track your progress in life. Without a deadline, without a time condition people are too easily distracted from achieving things they set out to do.

So, a couple friends and I decided to come up with our bucket list. Here is mine.

Family

  • Take my mom to Paris, France.
  • Fly my whole extended family to an exotic location for a vacation.

Fitness

  • Run a mile under:
    • 7 mins [Janurary 10, 2014]
    • 6.5 mins
    • 6 mins
  • Run a 5k [Octomber 6, 2012]
  • Run a Half Marathon [November 18, 2012]
  • Run a Marathon [April 7, 2013]
    • Deadlift
      • 200lb  [Feburary 25, 2014]
      • 250lb
      • 300lb
    • Bench Press
      • 200lb [Feburary 25, 2014]
      • 225lb
      • 250lb
    • Squat
      • 200lb  [Feburary 25, 2014]
      • 250lb
      • 300lb
  • Planking
    • 2 minutes [Janurary 2014]
    • 3 mintues [Janurary 2014]
    • 4 mintues
    • 5 mintues
  • Consecutive Pullups:
    • 25
    • 30
    • 40
  • Consecutive Pushups
    • 50
    • 65
    • 80

Travel

  • Visit Every Continent:
    • North America  [Born here]
    • South America
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Australia
    • Africa
    • Antarctica
  • Travel for a year straight
  • Live on a beach for a month
  • Do a cross country road trip
  • Take a great picture in all 50 states
  • Visit Vietnam
  • See the Seven Wonders of the World + Some Others
    • Stonehenge
    • Colosseum
    • Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa
    • Great Wall of China
    • Porcelain Tower of Nanjing
    • Hagia Sophia
    • Learning Tower of Pisa
    • Taj Mahal
    • Eiffel Tower
  • Visit these cities:
    • Las Vegas [September 2012, June 2013]
    • New York
    • Los Anglos
    • San Francisco
    • Chicago
    • Miami
    • Seattle

Adrenaline Rushes/Misc.

  • Build a badass PC [July 2013]
  • Go Skydiving
  • Go Bungee Jumping
  • Go Base Jumping
  • Go scubu diving
  • Go to space
  • Poker:
    • Have $10,000 in chips at the poker table [November 11, 2013]
    • Have $50,000 in chips at the poker table
  • Give a TED talk
  • Write a Book

Renaissance Man

  • Learn to dance
    • C-walking [Janurary 2006]
    • Learn to breakdance [Janurary 2008]
    • Learn to tango
  • Learn photography
    • Learn Lightroom [February 2014]
    • Learn Photoshop
    • Do an amateur photoshoot [March 27, 2014]
    • Do a professional photoshoot
    • Photoshoot with someone famous
  • Learn videography
    • Make a good short video
  • Learn to play tennis [July 2012]
  • Learn to surf
  • Learn to golf
  • Learn to do spoken word poetry
  • Learn to rap
  • Learn to paint

Events To Attend

  • See J.Cole in concert [Octomber 4, 2013]
  • See Drake in concert
  • See Kendrick Lamar in concert
  • See Kevin Hart Stand up Comedy
  • EDC  [June 2013]
  • TEDx Event [February 22, 2014]
  • Official TED talk
  • Burning Man
  • Running of the Bulls
  • See the Northern Lights and time lapse film of it
  • Coachella
  • Bonarroo
  • SxSw
  • Lollapalooza
  • Mardi Gras

Become Fluent in 3 Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Mandarin
  • French

Business

  • Start a business [March 2012]
  • Make a full-time living [February 2013]
  • Put $X in the bank.
    • 100,000
    • 1,000,000
    • 10,000,000
  • Create a $X million dollar company:
    • 5 million
    • 10 million
    • 100 million
  • Get a story published about Dri-Ven

Starting over…

So, I have been feeling like I have been stuck in a rut again. Surprise! Surprise!

Haha. It seems like this feeling comes up with me a lot. I have decided that I need to make a couple of changes in my life. First, I want to give this blog more direction and a centralized theme. From now on, I am going to only write about my journey on becoming a successful entrepreneur here. However, because “entrepreneur” is such a vague and ambiguous term, I will touch on a plethora of different topics, mostly dealing with business and personal development.