UPDATE: 29/11/2010

As of today, I am 28 years old. It has been 3 years since I first created this list of goals. Having made little achievement thus far, I figured a revision of this list is in order. It’s slightly similar to the old version but with a higher “achievability” rate. Again, it is based on the principles that Jack Canfield and other motivational speakers had said about making a list of goals/dreams/ambitions, but this time, I am putting “I will…” at the beginning of each sentence describing my goal and putting a deadline to achieve some of the goals. I’ll be checking back on this list often to remind myself of what I have set out to achieve and to further motivate me to carry on striving to meet my goals in life, no matter how small, trivial or insignificant it may be.

Thus, this is the revised list with some new ones included to make it truly my 100 Goals in life:

1. I will earn RM5,000p/mnth in salaried income by 30y.o. (2012)
2. I will earn cumulative passive income of between RM10,000 to RM15,000 p/mnth by 35y.o. (2017)
3. I will drive my very own  Toyota Prius Hybrid by 2015.
4. I will sponsor more than 10 children through World Vision in my lifetime.
5. I will own 5 good properties by 45y.o (2027) = 2 landed, 2 condominiums and 1 commercial
6. I will earn a Master’s Degree by 35y.o. (2017) = either in Business, Creative Writing, or International Relations
7. I will visit 36 Malaysian Cities in 365 days and document it on film/journal/blog.
8. I will own a MacBook Pro
9. I will visit 7 places in Japan – Tokyo, Kyoto, Akihabara, Shinjuku, Hokkaido, Okinawa & Osaka
10. I will travel to Israel to visit all the holy places where Jesus walked.
11. I will visit Hollywood, LA and walk on Walk of Fame.
12. I will travel to Hong Kong to visit its famous Noah’s Ark and Tsim Tsa Tsui district.
13. I will travel through Russia on the Trans-Siberia train.
14. I will climb up to Mt. Kinabalu at least once in my lifetime.
15. I will walk on the Great Wall of China.
16. I will visit Seoul, Incheon and Jaeju Island of South Korea
17. I will wine and dine one day at a 3-star Michelin restaurant.
18. I will visit Hong Kong Disneyland.
19. I will visit Tokyo Disneyland.
20. I will visit Taiwan.
21. I will be a Genting Worldcard member.
22. I will become a lecturer in writing and communications subjects.
23. I will be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator & Final Cut
24. I will get a HTC Desire.
25. I will get an Apple iPad.
26. I will get an Olympus E-P2.
27. I will attend the Consumer Electronics Show that is held annually in Las Vegas.
28. I will produce & publish my own photobooks.
29. I will write a complete novel.
30. I will publish a book/novel either my own or someone else’s.
31. I will visit the Stonehenge and the Loch Ness in Scotland.
32. I will own a nice beach house in Australia.
33. I will get an Olympus E-5.
34. I will get a Canon EOS 5D Mark II Kit (EF 24-105).
35. I will get a Canon SELPHY ES40
36. I will ride on the Eurostar train.
37.I will visit Amsterdam, Holland.
38. I will watch a live Chelsea football match at Stamford Bridge, UK.
39. I will visit Istanbul, Turkey.
40. I will go on a cruise ship vacation with all my sisters & their families with me paying for their expenses.
41. I will watch a live theatre production on UK’s West End.
42. I will go to New York to watch a live Broadway musical.
43. I will visit the Grand Canyon at Yellowstone National Park in the US.
44. I will experience riding on a helicopter.
45. I will experience flying in First Class of Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Delta Airlines & Emirates.
46. I will visit Dubai, UAE.
47. I will learn to speak and read basic Mandarin
48. I will learn to speak and read basic Japanese.
49. I will learn to speak and read basic Korean
50. I want to go to Sarawak to live with the Penan people for a week and maintain a warm friendship with the people.
51. I will get a gun license and a membership at a shooting range.
52. I will pay pilgrimage to one of Malaysia’s holiest Christian sites in Bario, Sarawak
53. I will get a Canon Ixus 300 HS.
54. I will take up acting classes with The Actors Studio Academy
55. I will act in a stage play performed at The KL-PAC
56. I willI will memorise at least 500 Bible verses
57. I will visit 3 places in The Philippines – Manila, Cebu & Baguio.
58. I will memorise at least 500 Bible verses
59. I will visit 8 places in China – Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Yunnan, Guangzhou, Dalian & Qingtao.
60. I will set up my own charity organisation with a nursing home, orphanages & community centres.
61. I will visit the 12 Apostles rock formations in Australia.
62. I will be married to a beautiful wife who shares my dreams and ambitions and supports my business.
63. I will set up a small boutique hotel in Johor Bahru.
64. I will have close friendships with at least 100 people.
65. I will be at 21% (Executive Leaders Club) in 2 years time (Nov 2012) in my Amway business.
66. I will visit Thailand’s famous islands – Phuket, Koh Samui & Krabi.
67. I will hold my own solo photo exhibition at the National Art Gallery.
68. I will build my own 3 pipeline teams in 7 years time (Nov 2018) in my Amway business.
69. I will visit the Auschwitz World War II Memorial in Poland.
70. I will write a song that will be sung by a famous singer.
71. I will attend the annual San Diego Comic Convention.
72. I will own a Garmin GPS device.
73. I will attend a Hillsong Conference in Sydney, Australia.
74. I will get a Teaching English as a Second Language qualification.
75. I will learn to ride on a jet ski.
76. I will take up a gym membership to begin exercising regularly.
77. I will set up a mobile arts & literature transport that will bring literature to life for rural kids.
78. I will earn a Theology degree from Tung Ling Theological Seminary.
79. I will strive to be a positive thinker and an optimist always.
80. I will start to fast and pray for the first 21 days of every new year, beginning 2011.
81. I will successfully learn to ride a bicycle well.
82. I will visit Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore and spend at least 3 days there.
83. I will have at least three children of my own.
84. I will operate a successful online business via e-Bay & Lelong.com.my
85. I will obtain certification as a Master Trainer to be able to coach & train people.
86. I will be able to attend the Ubud Writers Festival 2012 in Bali.
87. I will visit Sao Paulo and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
88. I will officially join DAP as a party member.
89. I will have a pet dog and a cat in 5 years time (Nov 2015).
90. I will be featured in magazines such as Prestige, Malaysia Tatler & August Man.
91. I will get a Datukship from one of the state royal family.
92. I will be a millionaire by the age of 50 (2032).
93. I will attend the Berlin & Venice International Film Festivals.
94. I will bungee jump off the Macau Tower in Macau.
95. I will start up my own media enterprise focusing on entertainment, lifestyle, sports, Christianity and social activism.
96. I will bring 500 people to salvation in Christ in my life = I have won 2 people so far.
97. I will become a much sought after international motivational speaker.
98. I will win a major photography prize by the age of 45.
99. I will win a major literary prize by the age of 50
100. I will live past the age of 80 and die as a happy, well-lived and well-loved man surrounded by friends and family.

Call me an idealist or whatever, but I know in my heart that I’ll definitely be able to chalk off at least 80%, if not all, of my goals on this list by the time I can mark off the last one. Here’s to my future endeavours and successes!

  1. Tonya briggs

    Do you find joy in knowing there are tons of people on the planet, so if you don’t complete this thourough throurough list, somebody else will?

  2. jon

    You are Kidding..

    • Ddogg1267

      Dude get the fuck out of here bitch…. U havent even kissed a girl cuz ur too busy kissing guys fucking faggot i piss on ur soup…….

  3. Jake

    and then you die. what then?

  4. Wanda

    Are you still with Amway? I need to get something 😀

    Pls email on wandalustkl@Yahoo.com thanks

  5. Tony

    whats your obession with asia?

  6. Fascinating!
    I’ve never met or heard of anyone as ambitious as you are. Good luck in achieving your wants

  7. Cassandra

    It’s people like you that we need in the world,
    your such an optimist!

  8. TKL

    An inspiring list! Change “I want” to “I will”, and come up with short-term and long-term strategies to achieve these goals. For example, what do you have to do to win a major literary prize by age 35? You have to write, get peer or professional editors to go over your work, perhaps get an agent, get published by a major publishing house, and market your work to the right people. And, of course, your writing has to be very, very good. If you do these things, the prize may follow.

  9. “No.6 I want to learn how to ride a bicycle.” is just as the same as my wish list..:P
    You have too many wish list before you die. But who cares, right? As long as it’s fun, because we live only once.
    Whoa…such a long list, and you need to prepare yourself, but you’re 25 anyway, and you still have a looooooooooooong way to go.
    Keep fighting!!

  10. Boonchuprodigy

    dw about the critisism from the first two…people who never achieve anything like to bring others down. keep ya head up:) your list has given me a few ideas for my own thanks

  11. smr

    i like your list!

  12. hello

    good luck…!!!!!

  13. LMI

    I have acheive many goals I thought was way beyond who I was at the time. The only problem is after all of my short list was accomplished. I realized I did not think big enough and did not have enough goals. Read your list often and calmly do as much as only you can do each day. You will get them all.

  14. That’s an impressive list of goals.:-)

    I’d like to recommand a goal setting tool at http://www.GoalsOnTrack.com, a very nicely built web app designed for tracking goals and todo lists, and supports time tracking too. It’s clear, focused, easy to navigate, worth a try.

  15. Hallo – these are all ambitious goals, and you can do the ones you really want if you eliminate the others that are just whims (that is from Ziglar — ever read/listen to him?). You’re already ahead of so many people because you took the time to write them down and share. Btw, the curry chicken looked delicious; how did it turn out?

    You can do it!

    Good luck

  16. Yehjee

    ur a loser and u have no life

    • Jess

      Your comment is rude and uncalled for. How can you call someone a loser how has planned to do so many good things? If these goals offend you, maybe it’s because you’re jealous that you don’t have ANY goals. Maybe, you’re the one who needs to get a life, because it’s obvious that he has one. You seem to be person of low self-esteem, worthlessness, and no morals or respect. Have respect for people with goals, even if you don’t have any!!!!

    • LOL! At least I have goals and working hard towards what I want to achieve.

      Oh, I got a life and certainly one that’s better than yours! ^_^

      I’m sorry for you. Seriously, I am. You gotta be goalless and aimless in this life to want to spew such venom at other people’s blog. Go read Jack Canfield’s “The Success Principles”. It’ll help put your life back in order. Seriously, go help yourself out before you turn into a mean, grumpy, evil monster that all kids hate! ^_^

  17. Jess

    I enjoyed reading your goals. I have to write an Essay for Human Communications about the difference in the goals of a 25 year-old, and the goals of a 60 year-old person. Reading your goals will be inspirational too many, especially because you have so many. Good luck in achieving them!!

  18. NoName

    You do know that now the whole world knows ur totally unrealistic dreams right?

  19. robert

    this is a good list. But too many are to visit someplace. just do it my man. do it.

    • Chrissy

      Visiting places is good. There are so many different places and people out there, and there’s a lot a person can learn from other cultures.

  20. Fluff

    #19 is a pretty lofty goal because Disneyland is in California.

  21. Hi Eternal Wanderer,

    Great wish list! Now, time’s ticking-have you been revisiting your list and crossing out things that you’ve done? I surely hope so….really, there is no time better than now. The RM120 K per annum can wait-you’ve lots of time for that… 🙂
    Good luck with your list !

  22. chase

    You can’t float in water??? Wtf

    • Chrissy

      Chase, I know many people who can’t float in water. I know many people who have never been to an ocean, or even set foot in a pool. It is not a negative thing. I didn’t even learn to float untill I was 13.

  23. Jimmy

    Message from China: Good luck achieving all that. It’s an impressive and inspiring list.

    Why don’t you give us an update to tell us how you are getting on?


  24. melody

    I love your list. I love your interest in Asia.
    I’m 15 years old and I live in Israel. I also have a list, but it’s mostly of short-term things, and I’d love to keep in touch with you.
    My email is roncha123@walla.com
    I’d like to hear from you sometime, even though it’s an old post and I don’t know if you still read the comments.

    Keep doing what you do.
    Love, Melody.

  25. I run an organisation focused on helping indivudals and organisations, develop and use their full potential.

    What a fantastic list of goals! This page was forwarded to me by one of my team leaders who I guess knew I just wouldn’t be able to resist replying to you. You can do this, you’ve already begun the journey, you’ve crystallized your thinking, you know the specific goals you want to achieve, next steps:
    1) Dedicate yourself to the achievement of these goals with unswerving singleness of purpose. The trenchent zeal of a crusader
    2) Develop a Plan of Action for the Achievement of each one of these goals and set deadlines to achieve them (prioritise them, first things first). Plan your progress hour by hour, day by day, month by month. Organised activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power.
    3) Develop a Sincere Desire for the Things you want in life (it appears you already have). A burning desire is the greatest human motivator of every human action. The desire for success implants a “success consciousness”, which in turn, creates an ever increasing “habit of success”.
    4) Develop Supremen Confidence in Yourself and Your Own Abilities (Believe you can achieve these goals, become what they demand). Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses…on your powers, instead of your problems.
    5) Develop a Dogged Determination with Sustained Effort, Controlled Attention, and Concentrated Energy. OPPORTUNITIES never come to those who wait…they are captured by those who dare to take ACTION!

    “Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely beleive and enthusiastically act upon MUST inevitably come to pass!” – Paul J. Meyer

    The steps above are from Paul J. Meyer’s Million Dollar Success Plan, the criteria every single on of his goals had to meet throughout his life, from the age of 18. He inspired many across the globe, drove goal directed action, the only process to the realisation of your dreams!!!!

    I wish you success! Keep me posted.


    Gillian Wall, IBB

  26. Tamika

    This is amazing…I hope you achieve ever one of them. Good Luck

  27. Jorge

    Great list. However, it starts with two money oriented goals. In my view, that´s a recipe for unhappiness and frustation. Still, I wish you the best! Jorge

  28. I really like your transitions and clarity. I have been writing for Ghost Writers for a while now, and they pay me well to write blog posts like this, or articles. I clear $100-$200 on a bad evening.
    Judging by your ability with the english language, you may enjoy doing the same.
    It wouldnt hurt to check them out.Here are the details

  29. chloe

    wonderful and inspiring! you can do it! praying for you 🙂


  31. Aroha

    You are amazing! Im glad to see other people doing this too and sharing it with others 🙂
    I would like to say good luck, but realy you dont need it, you took the first step years ago by doing this and the law of attraction is definitely going to help you out 🙂 I’m sure you’ve achieved a few of these already so CONGRATS!
    Best wishes as you continue your beautifully blessed life.

  32. How are you doing with your goals? Very inspiring!

  33. Ajay kumar

    superp list friend!. Good luck for your future. And thank you very much for sharing this.

  34. isom

    thanks for sharing…also i want to thank the nice people for there kind words.

  35. Ddogg1267

    All u guys r bitches….

  36. Someone

    Korea is the BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  37. Les

    Yesterday, while I was at work, my cousin stole my iPad and tested
    to see if it can survive a 40 foot drop, just so she can be a
    youtube sensation. My iPad is now broken and she has 83 views.

    I know this is totally off topic but I had to share
    it with someone!

  38. daniel eady

    I want go space

  39. S.Nishanthan

    it’s so useful.

  40. Anu

    Hi I just read all your goals truly inspiring.. Very very nice … GOD bless u and u have all the strength to achieve all ur goals .

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