Goals

Inspired by http://collegeinfogeek.com/about/meet-the-author/my-impossible-list/


Personal

  • Marry someone who challenges me to be a better person
  • Maintain a loving, inspiring, happy relationship
  • Start a family
  • Create 3 secondary sources of income
  • Pay down student loans
  • Actively mentor in my community
    • BUILD (2013-15)
    • Big Brother (2013-present)

Professional

  • Start my own company
  • Attend a top-tier business school (2009)
  • Become a VP (2013)
  • Sell a company – Sold SimpleTuition (2016)
    • Sell a company for 9 figures
  • Buy a company – Acquired ValoreBooks (2012)

Adventure & Travel

  • Fly a plane (2013) and become a licensed pilot
  • Visit every continent and scale the highest peak on each
    • North America  – Denali
    • South America – Aconcagua
    • Europe – Mt. Blanc & Elbrus
    • Asia – Everest
    • Australia -Kosciuszko & Puncak Jaya
    • Africa – Kilimanjaro
    • Antarctica  – Vinson
  • Go heliskiing
  • Live in a foreign country – Honduras (2009)
  • Scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Complete skydiving student certification
  • Go on safari in Africa
  • Bungee jump
  • Go hang gliding

Events to Attend

  • Superbowl
  • Winter Olympics
  • SXSW
  • Kentucky Derby
  • NASCAR Race – Talladega
  • New Years Day College Football Bowl Game (Rose Bowl)
  • La Tomatina
  • Running of the Bulls

Skills

  • Publish a custome website end-to-end – original newman & holmes website built on straight HTML!
  • Complete 100 badges in codecademy
  • Become fluent in a programming language
    • Python
    • Javascript
  • Develop/publish a mobile app
  • Achieve fluency in Spanish
  • Learn a third language

Health & Fitness

  • Run a full marathon – Boston (2004)
  • Complete a Tough Mudder race – Mt. Snow (Aug 2014)
  • Do 100 pushups in a row
  • Squat 2x my bodyweight
  • Recover from patellar tendon surgery
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