2019 Review

Happy New Year! The Internet says this is the time of year to reflect and to plan. And I have. Listed here are not New Year’s resolutions nor 2020 goals but an inventory of what’s on my mind heading into the new year.

Here is my 2019 annual review (h/t to the Full Focus Planner Quarterly Preview.)

What will you keep doing?

In 2020, I will continue to…

  • Use the Full Focus Planner (FFP) in 1Q 2020
  • Plan today’s tasks toward goals in FFP
  • Make time for family and friends
  • Move, stand and exercise daily
  • Go to the gym daily
  • Go to church
  • Take notes
  • Journal

What will you improve?

In 2020, I will improve on the above by starting to…

  • Limit FFP goals & habits (more on goals vs. habits later) to 2 / quarter
  • Use Things 3 for task management outside of my FFP daily big 3
  • Call Mom & Dad more often
  • Track calories daily (healthy body’s made in the kitchen)
  • Add swimming to my gym workouts
  • Reading One-Year Bible daily
  • Review my notes weekly
  • Journal as part of ritual

What will you start doing?

In 2020, I will start to…

  • Create by blogging daily.
  • Focus on system and habits.
  • Look people in the eye when talking.
  • Spend at least an hour/day in CIO mode.
  • Consistently and proactively use time blocks.

What will you stop doing?

In 2020, I will stop…

  • consuming
  • being distracted
  • creating so many “goals” and deadlines
  • jumping immediately to coding solutions vs. managing