20 Things I’m Doing This Year (a.k.a My List of New Year’s Resolutions)

1. Read 12 books (DONE)

  1. Zero to One by Peter Thiel (DONE)
  2. We the Living by Ayn Rand (DONE)
  3. The Warrior Shredding Program and Greek God Program by Greg O’Gallagher (DONE)
  4. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (DONE)
  5. Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins (DONE)
  6. Animal Farm by George Orwell (DONE)
  7. The Tao of Leadership by John Heider (DONE)
  8. The Millionaire Master Plan by Roger James Hamilton (DONE)
  9. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Heimingway (DONE)
  10. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom (DONE)
  11. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (DONE)
  12. Finish Big by Bo Burlingham (DONE)

2. Create a personal brand (design-wise) (DONE)

3. Build my tracker app and release it to the App Store (IN PROGRESS)

4. Design a house (DONE)

5. Create and print a poster (DONE)

6. Create and launch a Kickstarter (IN PROGRESS)

7. Design and make a custom pair of socks (DONE)

8. Write the outline for a book (DONE)

9. Design a tattoo (DONE)

10. Record an acapella song and upload it to YouTube (DONE)

11. Design and code a website (DONE)

12. Bake and decorate a cake (DONE)

13. Learn enough SQL, Javascript and PHP to build an interactive web app (IN PROGRESS)

14. Do something special for every single important person in my life (IN PROGRESS)

15. Write a song (DONE)

16. Type up stories and journals from my childhood (DONE)

17. Bench press 200 pounds (DONE)

18. Run a half-marathon (DONE)

19. Clean out my closet and donate all my old (but working!) things (DONE)

20. Go to Canobie Lake Park and ride every single ride

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UX Designer @3PlayMedia. Master’s Student at Bentley University Studying Human Factors. Always improving and learning. www.derekmei.com

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Derek Mei

Derek Mei

UX Designer @3PlayMedia. Master’s Student at Bentley University Studying Human Factors. Always improving and learning. www.derekmei.com