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Beyond Work, What Are Your Goals for the Next 5 Years?

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What's a non-work-related goal you'd like to accomplish in the next five years?

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Top comments (15)

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Jean-Michel ( • Edited

I gave up on having goals
Now I try to live not in Tomorrows but in Today
Today is the best day of the week, give it a try !
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most realistic comment so far! people busy planning their future and forgot to have fun... remember YOLO!

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Jean-Michel ( • Edited

I think that planning is good
but you should spend less time planning for the future
and more time planning today and this week !

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Dan Bailey

European vacation (starts Thursday).
Go snowboarding in Japan.
Get married (pending).
Buy a new house (also pending).
Win the Master's state road race championship for my age group (cycling).
Ride/finish Paris-Brest-Paris (cycling).
Finish the novel I'm writing (underway).
Retire? (Big maybe on that.)

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Ben Halpern

I'm getting into golf. I'm a bit too new to have a great sense of what I should shoot for within 5 years, but I think I could shoot for something pretty ambitious.

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Renan Ferro

Many things, such as being more active in the community, improves my skills, creating new friendships around the world and a big dream that I have that one day I will achieve with programming, but I will keep this a secret 😅

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Steffen Nielsen

Since i became a father earlier this year, i have not tought about goals or the future. The time i was used to have is now gone, but i love everyday of my life. Of course i would love to better at what im doing, but being a dad is the biggest acheivement in my life and nothing can ever beat that.

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Saurabh Rai

In the far distant future, I want to create video games. At the moment, I don't know how. It's just that I want to.

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BradyDavies • Edited

Great topic! In the next 5 years, I'm aiming to tick off some big bucket list items. Skydiving, exploring a new continent, and finally learning to play the guitar! Of course, career goals are in there too, but adventures and personal growth are high on my list.

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Randell Brian Knight

I'm hoping to retire in 5 years, but it might take a bit longer. 😎

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Jimmy McBride

Build my personal brand. Get better at writing and creating better content that people with similar interests as me have. Linux, servers, security, applications, tools and more!

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Higher Good & Happiness (Both are interlinked, though)
And Happiness begins with living in the moment, carrying out steps that lead you to your every next goal!

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emarc Dave abellera

create personal Ai Assistant