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Last week, someone reached out to me on Instagram to let me know that they've been reading my blog and made it back to my Blueprint Post. In that post I shared some goals and action steps that I wanted to tackle over the next five years and he just wanted to know how I made out after year one. I'm glad he spurred me to go back and look because in 2017 I was supposed to:
Two out of five. 40%. Damn... I think the biggest factors in me not completing all of my goals is that I never accounted for wedding spending when writing the Blueprint (which is where almost all of my after-expense cash has gone) and I didn't periodically review my goals to keep me in line. Periodic goal review is very important; especially if you are prone to getting off track and losing focus like myself. Going forward, I'll be reviewing my goals twice a day - once in the morning and once again right before bed.
Since I've pivoted, my 2018 goals are a bit different from what I had planned in the original Blueprint. I've broken them down into different segments. I have goals for myself, my blog and my photo booth business. Here they are below:
Alex, the Man, the Myth, the Legend
Thirty&Free The Blog
AK Events, LLC (photo booth rental biz)
2018 is here y'all! Write your goals and share them with someone who will keep you accountable! Make sure you call me out if you see me in person or on social media doing something that goes against my goals. We can't do this alone!
What are you guys planning on accomplishing next year? Hopefully it involves reading some books! Let me know in the comments below!
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