New Year, New Me?

Jaysen

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    Here are mine. I'll make a note to check back here at the end of the year to see how I did, hopefully, it'll motivate me to meet my goals this year. Everyone else - post your 2019 goals below and I will get in touch on 31/12/2019 to see if you achieved them.

    Personal

    Go to the gym at least 3x a week
    Push myself further outside my comfort zone (a little vague, I know - still working on how to phrase this one/make it more specific)
    Spend 15 minutes planning each morning (to do lists/goal-setting)
    Give myself more of a break outside work (I need to remind myself it's a marathon, not a sprint)

    Professional (TCLA)

    Develop the TCLA Classes page/film at least 10 lawyers for a series of commercial classes
    Produce our "introduction to the City" course
    Reach 5,000 members in the forum and a 15,000 monthly reach
     
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    Abstruser

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    As always, at the top of my list is to secure a TC this year (!), but a really important goal for me is to start moving towards a zero-waste lifestyle. Learning about the failures of the global waste recycling system (https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/20...-plastics-found-in-illegal-dumps-in-malaysia/) has really been a big wake-up call for me, so I'd like to take a little more ownership over my contribution to this global problem.

    I'd also like to hit the gym more often, but we'll see how that one goes :p
     

    Lawgirlxo

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    2018 was such a rollercoaster.

    For 2019, I plan to consciously:

    1. Embrace life and all that it has to offer;

    - not being put off by challenges
    - embracing opportunities
    - appreciating the smallest things
    - living life one day at a time

    2. Have the confidence to always portray my true self and personality

    3. Relax and enjoy the process of achieving my goals/dreams
     

    Jaysen

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    As always, at the top of my list is to secure a TC this year (!), but a really important goal for me is to start moving towards a zero-waste lifestyle. Learning about the failures of the global waste recycling system (https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/20...-plastics-found-in-illegal-dumps-in-malaysia/) has really been a big wake-up call for me, so I'd like to take a little more ownership over my contribution to this global problem.

    I'd also like to hit the gym more often, but we'll see how that one goes :p
    2018 was such a rollercoaster.

    For 2019, I plan to consciously:

    1. Embrace life and all that it has to offer;

    - not being put off by challenges
    - embracing opportunities
    - appreciating the smallest things
    - living life one day at a time

    2. Have the confidence to always portray my true self and personality

    3. Relax and enjoy the process of achieving my goals/dreams

    Very interesting guys!
     

    SJamal

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    2018 - was a very unproductive year for me. I had a number of aspirations, but nothing came to fruition. In fact, things got worse!

    Hopefully, 2019 will be productive from a professional and personal standpoint. 2019 goals, in no specific order:

    1) To get a Training Contract, InshaAllah (which means God Willing) this will be the year (this requires doing more quality applications);
    2) To wake up early and go to sleep early;
    3) To improve my Arabic;
    4) To spend my time being productive;
    5) To read more Books;
    6) To not look at what others are doing but to just focussed on myself;
    7) To eat more healthy foods (this one is going to be very hard!).

    As the saying goes: “Live your days, so you craft your life”
     

    FutureCity

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    I have not set a goal, but rather told myself that I want all my goals from now on to fall under this criteria:

    - achievable: often I sent grand goals which are realistically unattainable, this year I want to focus on ensuring my goals are feasible.
    - defined: the more you define your goals, the better. Instead of saying I want to be fit, I will say I want to go to the gym 3 times a week, and whilst there follow this specific plan [run 5k, do 50 pushups, whatever it may be]
    - small steps: lastly, I want to be consistent in my progress, pushing myself to do something, even if a little, until I can build it into a real habit.

    wish me luck, haha!
     

    Jaysen

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    I have not set a goal, but rather told myself that I want all my goals from now on to fall under this criteria:

    - achievable: often I sent grand goals which are realistically unattainable, this year I want to focus on ensuring my goals are feasible.
    - defined: the more you define your goals, the better. Instead of saying I want to be fit, I will say I want to go to the gym 3 times a week, and whilst there follow this specific plan [run 5k, do 50 pushups, whatever it may be]
    - small steps: lastly, I want to be consistent in my progress, pushing myself to do something, even if a little, until I can build it into a real habit.

    wish me luck, haha!

    These are great ideas. I also need to work on making more defined goals and smaller steps!
     

    George

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    Right now I have 3 main goals for 2019:

    1) Cut dairy completely from my diet for similar reasons that @Abstruser has listed (I'm still a long way from giving up meat tho:p)
    2) Secure a vacation scheme (need to motivate myself to make more applications)
    3) Read more books, or really anything that isn't a textbook or a journal article!

    Hope everyone succeeds by the end of the year!
     

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