Hey. My name is David, 30 from Sweden. Just found startupnation and created a life plan.
I. Current Status
A. Quality of Life = 80B. My Reality.
Responsible to my Jennifer
Responsible for my personal development and financial future
Living costs ~20K SEK / month (no extras). Non job Income ~ 10 000 SEK / Year -> Need day job for now
Life is good, healthy, happy relationship and good family and friends.
C. Things that make me the happiest
Relaxing with Jennifer and Luna
Reading / learning / personal development
Earning money. Especially passive income.
D. Things that make me unhappy
Low status at job
Lack of progress towards independence
Wishing / fantasy
Contemplating too many possibilities
II. My Ideal Life
I own my time
Large, automatic, recurring income - no loans.
I employ people for tasks I dislike
2 mini retirements / year
Happy and funny relationship
Live close to nature. Second home in wild setting.
Close best friends
III. My Loves
Working towards a better future
Inspiring others, helping progress
Experiencing our body in the way it was made for; climbing, cheap travel, mountains and water, animals etc
Creating freedom through passive income
IV. My Skills and Capabilities
Reading, learning, explaining. Writing ability. Analysis.
See what needs to be done / delegate
Communication with all kinds of people
Broad knowledge, decent understanding of many areas.
V. My Experience
Broad experience. Learning to ‘good enough’ stage in many areas.
Started a mobile application company
Curious of new people, places and activities
Leading / initiative taker of many trips with friends and in some job projects.
Made instructional videos
Learned about virtual computers, business intelligence and reporting
Employed on elance
Held 30 min presentation after 6 hour preperation answering tough questions in pressure situation
Learned to be economical and can live cheaply
Learned to control nervousness
Almost always accepted for job interviews
VI. My Ideal Work Life
Part - time
Writing / reading / teaching
‘Helicopter perspective’ - employ specialists
Boss / owner / decision maker
VII. My Manifesto
My mission is to start a company that allows me, Jennifer and Luna to live our ideal lives together. This company allows us to develop and prosper while giving us the luxury of exploring the planet and new climbing areas. The company gives us passive income by drawing on my skills of writing / reading, computers and helicopter perspective. The first cent is earned as quickly as possible and from there on the process is improved upon. Once we reach a level of income exceeding our expenses we can quit our day jobs. The company employs specialists that like their work and appreciate us as employers. We aim to help them develop and grow with us through long standing relationships. The company helps people feel good about their life, reach a happy state of mind, write well, create wealth or experience adventure. I do the same by regular retreats from improving the business and regular spiritual and health practice. The work we do feels very meaningful and helps us wake up early in the morning. We network and befriend people who are also starting an internet-based company or who are also trying to help the same people we are.
VIII. Key Moves
Keep having a 9-5 day job and make the most of it.
Offer an advisory service in one area and sell my time.
After having done this. Create a product (text or video) in the same area and sell it.
Start networking with other people attempting the same activities.