Life List

GOALS

  • I will speak at an international conference on rethinking HR by December 2015.
  • I will travel to India to teach youth about entrepreneurship by December 2016.
  • I will complete my Master of Arts in International Communications by December 2019.
  • I will teach part-time at Simon Fraser University by December 2020.
  • I will support/mentor Scoliosis patients at BC Children’s Hospital by December 2021.
  • I will consult with the UN Foundation on solving global issues by December 2022.

{…written October 22, 2012; updated on June 1, 2014}

BUCKET LIST

Travel:

  • Visit 100 countries in the world {currently at 19…}
  • Set foot on all 7 continents {currently at 4…}
  • Visit the 7 wonders of the world {Rome Coliseum in 2005…}
  • Visit the Louvre in Paris {August 2005}
  • Visit Rome and the Vatican {August 2005}
  • Visit Whistler {May 2012}
  • Visit Montreal
  • Visit Niagara Falls {January 2011}
  • Visit Washington DC {September 2011}
  • Visit Statue of Liberty [May 2010]
  • Visit Barcelona
  • Visit the Greek Islands
  • Visit Bangkok
  • Visit Bali
  • Visit South Africa
  • Visit Disneyland {1998}
  • Visit Disneyworld
  • Visit Great Ocean Road
  • Visit Ayers Rock
  • Visit the Pyramids
  • Visit the Galapagos Islands
  • Visit the Grand Canyon
  • Visit Machu Picchu
  • Visit Cannon Beach
  • Explore the West Coast of Canada
  • Explore the East Coast of Canada
  • Experience NYE in NYC
  • Experience Mardigras
  • Experience Oktoberfest in Munich
  • Experience Winter Carnival
  • Sleep in the Sahara Desert {November 2010}
  • Sleep in Yosemite National Park

Experiences:

  • Speak in front of an audience of 50
  • Speak in front of an audience of 100
  • Speak in front of an audience of 250
  • Speak in front of an audience of 500
  • Go skydiving {February 2010 in Hawaii}
  • Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Ride an elephant
  • Ride a camel {November 2009 in Tunisia}
  • Go on an African Safari
  • Attend the Olympics
  • Attend a Baseball game {May 2005 – Toronto Blue Jays}
  • Attend a Football game {September 2009 – Labour Day Classic}
  • Attend a Hockey game {2004 – Calgary Flames}
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Formal afternoon tea {April 2012 in Victoria}
  • Polar Bear swim {January 2012 in Vancouver}
  • Sailing trip
  • Tulip festival
  • Travel alone {January 2011 – Belize}
  • Volunteer overseas
  • Work overseas
  • Ride in a helicopter
  • Attend Wanderlust {March 2013}
  • Represent Canada at Jagriti Yatra in India
  • Attend SXSW
  • Attend a global TED conference
  • Hike the Juan de Fuca Trail

 

Health:

  • Run my first 5K race {January 2012 – Chilly Chase}
  • Run a sub 25:00 5k race
  • Run my first 8K race {March 2012 – Harry’s Spring Run Off}
  • Run  my first 10K race {April 2012 – Vancouver Sun Run}
  • Run a sub 50:00 10K race
  • Run my first half-marathon {August 2012 – Lululemon Seawheeze}
  • Run a sub 2:00 half-marathon
  • Run a marathon
  • Run my first trail race
  • Run a race in a foreign country {May 2014 – GoteborgsVarvet in Sweden}
  • Run the Nike Women’s Half Marathon
  • Complete a duathlon
  • Complete a try-a-tri
  • Master the headstand
  • Master the handstand
  • Attend a yoga retreat
  • Attend a surf camp
  • Do a juice cleanse {December 2012 – The Juice Truck}
  • Own a road bike

Community:

  • Be on a Board of Directors { January 2010 – JCI}
  • Lead a non-profit organization
  • Found a non-profit organization
  • Nominate a non-profit leader for community recognition
  • Give back to Scoliosis unit at the BC Children’s Hospital
  • Make regular loan to entrepreneurs via Kiva
  • Teach educational programs to elementary students {May 2009 – Junior Achievement}
  • Start a scholarship fund
  • Participate in Easter Seals DropZone
  • Volunteer at We Day

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Attain a Bachelors Degree {December 2010}
  • Attain a Masters Degree
  • Attain a Designation {November 2010}
  • Attend a TED conference
  • Learn a second language
  • Grow a garden {August 2013}
  • Learn to swim, confidently, again!
  • Learn to snorkel
  • Learn to scuba dive
  • Learn to surf {February 2010 in Hawaii}
  • Learn how to make blackberry pie
  • Read 36 books in a year
  • Attend a cooking class {February 2012 – Costa Rica}

Career:

  • 5 years experience before graduation {December 2011}
  • Quit the corporate world {May 2011}
  • Start my own business {October 2011}
  • Instruct university-level courses
  • Create a product
  • Write a book
  • Get my book published
  • Become a mentor
  • Present a paper at an int’l conference
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • Give people a reason to remember my name

Finances:

  • Pay off my student loans
  • Hire an Accountant {May 2012}
  • Buy my first home
  • Develop passive income
  • Invest in the stock market
  • Fund my retirement
  • Fund my travel bank account

{…ongoing}

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