Monday, February 08, 2016

My MBA Bucket List: 50 Things to Do Before I Graduate

Whether it’s in my personal or professional life, I like setting goals and objectives and holding myself accountable for achieving them. So, I figured my MBA experience should not be an exception.

I created a ‘Bucket List’ of 50 things I want to do before I graduate. As can be expected, I have already started off on some of them. Nevertheless, I intend to share my progress on this blog every fortnight from now until December 2017.

Here’s my list of 50 things I plan to do before I graduate:

2.     Attend a conference and make 5 new contacts
3.     Join a study group
4.     Read a book on Communication
5.     Give a speech in public
6.     Get a LinkedIn recommendation from a staff
7.     Decide: Wunderlist or Nozbe?
8.     Give a tutorial
9.     Find a mentor – faculty
10. Read a book on Personal Finance
11. Learn speed reading
12. Reach my ideal weight
13. Become proficient in Evernote
14. Read a book on Consulting
15. Read a book on Business Creation
16. Subscribe to a business magazine and read it every day
17. Celebrate Mass in the chapel
18.  Learn how to tie a tie
19. Attend a recollection
20. Do a physical review during  Wellness Day
21. Use Google Drive
22. Read a book on Value Creation
23.  Attend the Christmas Party
24. Take the MBTI
25. Use Focus@Will
26. Wake up at 5 a.m for 66 days straight
27. Read a book on Marketing
28. Use StayFocusd
29. Publish an article in a management journal
30. Use Say it & Mail it Recorder
31. Use EggTimer
32. Engage a total stranger in small talk for 1 hour
33.  Attend a dinner party
34. Learn more about myself – Life Project
35. Discover personality type – Strengthsfinder
36. Track my daily habits for 66 days straight
37. Read a book on Sales
38. Get a LinkedIn recommendation from a faculty member
39. Write a book about leadership
40. Get a LinkedIn recommendation from a classmate
41. Read a book on Value Delivery
42. Launch a CM book
43. Complete a CSR Project
44. Complete a Consulting project
45. Take a course in strategy
46. Read a book on Productivity and Effectiveness
47. Find a mentor – alum
48. Travel abroad
49. Write a Business Plan
50. Store all my notes online

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