Check out Contributor David Macauley’s 15 goals for the next 15 years. Dave (aka @threedot on twitter) is a husband, father, and by day (and often night too), a Program Manager for an IT company. David is a firm believer in supporting and encouraging entrepreneurs to pursue their passion and make a difference in their world. He has recently started a blog at www.ProfessionalEncourager.com focused on the value of realistic optimism and kindness in life and business, and will soon be launching a new project at www.KindnessUnderground.com.
Tactical Shooting Training and competition – I love target shooting and want to hone my skills and compete
Tactical/Stunt Driving School – I love speed, in particular the feeling of acceleration and pushing a car to its limits.
Decked out mixed media art studio – I will never be a great artist, I don’t have the discipline, but that doesn’t mean I can’t have a great studio to play in…
1968 Shelby Mustang GT350 Fastback – Do I really need to elaborate on this one?
Pilot License and an aircraft of my own – I have a friend who is a pilot and loved flying with him – There is nothing like flying in a small aircraft…
Historical/Archeological Tour of Ireland and Scotland – I am a first generation American of 50/50 Scotts-Irish heritage. I desperately want to see where my parents came from and experience some of the history there
Visit New Zeeland (LOTR tour?) – Watch the Lord of the Rings movies and you will understand why I long to see New Zealand.
Vintage Doxa Dive Watch (Ala Clive Cussler’s character Dirk Pitt) – What can I say about this one, I love the Dirk Pitt novels and Dive Watches.
Own Silent Bob’s (Kevin Smith) Trench Coat – This is another one that should not require much explanation.
Learn to speak Gaelic – The mother tongue…
Start a Blog that is worth reading – This one is underway right now, at least the first part, the second part is yet to be determined.
Work for myself – Not just on the side – but full time.
Be able to get on a plane and go meet my twitter friends on a whim, no matter where they are. – Look out – I may be at your house soon…
Find concrete ways to support and encourage entrepreneurs and help them develop their passion into viable businesses. – Wouldn’t it be fantastic if your business was to enable others to succeed?
To be free of financial concern – to be able to support my family securely and help others get to that point as well. – Self explanatory