My 2014 game plan

January 29, 2014

Here I am in 2014. 2013 was average year. I have not achieved what I wanted in the following areas: CS/Sport/Money. I already had this feeling for the last 2 years - enough - this year is my last year to make a difference - after that I will have other priorities with Ling.

Here is my 2014 game plan:

Computer Science:

Year(s) Objective Estimate Status
2013, 2014 Release Pomodoro App - C++/OpenGL/iPhone. 2 months ONGOING
2013, 2014 Release simple video game (eg: Pong) - C++/OpenGL/iPhone/Android. 1 month PLANNED
2013, 2014 Data structures/algorithms
- Study/memorize. 1 month PLANNED
- C++ implementation. 1 month PLANNED
2014 Read "Code complete" book. 2 weeks PLANNED
2013 Read "The pragmatic programmer" 2 weeks ONGOING.

Investment:

Year(s) Objective Estimate Status
2013 Open Trading account 1 month DONE
2013, 2014 Own 3 growth value stocks 2 weeks PLANNED
2013, 2014 Own 3 dividend stocks 2 weeks PLANNED
2013, 2014 Trade forex once a week for fun (and maybe profit) 4 weeks PLANNED
- Curency pair to trade ?
2013 Read "Why I left Goldman Sachs - Greg Smith" 1 week DONE
- on how investment banks's is only to make money (via fees) on their clients.

Personal Finance:

Year(s) Objective Estimate Status
2013 Have living/operational expense under 200,000NT 1 week DONE
2014 Save 600kNT (500kNT-2013) 1 year ONGOING
2013 Invest 100,000NT in stocks. 1 month PLANNED

Body:

Year(s) Objective Estimate Status
2013, 2014 Energy Level: Get 8 hours of solid and uninterrupted sleep. 1 month PLANNED
2013, 2014 Weight: stabilise at 82kg (with Lafay method). 3 month PLANNED
2013, 2014 Workout:
2013, 2014 - Lafay method: Level 1 by end of February. 1 month PLANNED
2013, 2014 - Yoga: Touch my toes with legs straight. Unlock hips. 1 month PLANNED
2013, 2014 - Handball: Get in motion when receiving the ball. 1 month ONGOING
2013, 2014 - Swim: Swim 1km in a row. 1 month PLANNED

Social:

Year(s) Objective Estimate Status
2013, 2014 Network like crazy. 6 months PLANNED
2013, 2014 Smile to people. 6 months PLANNED
2013, 2014 Make my family and Ling happy. 6 months PLANNED
2013, 2014 Talk to random people. 6 months PLANNED
2013, 2014 Be better at managing people:
2013, 2014 - Listen more 2 months ONGOING
2013, 2014 - Less strict/picky with coworkers 1 months ONGOING

Work productivity:

Year(s) Objective Estimate Status
2013, 2014 Be more efficient and effective to work less hours. There is work and life. 3 months PLANNED
2013, 2014 Set deadline for each task. 1 months PLANNED

Minimalism:

Year(s) Objective Estimate Status
2013, 2014 Reduce my wardrobe by 30%: - TODO: List items 2 weeks PLANNED
2013, 2014 Reduce possession overall. - TODO List items to sell and sell them 2 weeks PLANNED

Estimate defined as for 8h day.

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