Welcome to the 30 Day Club
You may have heard about Matt Cutts famous TED talk a decade ago about trying something new for just 30 days. Try something you always wanted to do. Try something you were afraid of committing to. Try something out of character. Or stop doing something for 30 days.
Thirty days is long enough to give you a feel for what yo are trying to do or not do, but it is not a full on commitment. With the short 30 day deadline, you are committing yourself, but also giving yourself an out.
Anyone can do anything for 30 days . . right?
Well, we are going to find out.
This blog is about people willing to try something new or different for 30 days. I am going to focus on calendar month periods because even though they may not ne 30 days exactly, they are close. And it may be easier to say for February I am going to . . . . or of July I will do the . . . . I will keep list of ideas on the site for inspiration for anyone so inclined to become a member of the 30 day Club. I hope we have many.
First 30 days. . . Come up with list of 30 day challenges.
For these first 30 days – starting tomorrow – I will post daily blog entries with challenges and assignments that members of the club can do. Here is what you need to do to become a member of the 30 Day Club:
Select and try one of the challenges listed, or come up with one on your own.
Track it and report – either to yourself or on a blog or somewhere else.
By declaring what you will do, tracking it, and reporting it, you are a member. They are the keys to success. And thank you for becoming a member. It could change your life.
I will rate each challenge as Easy, Medium, or Hard, based primarily on the time and complexity of the daily task. And these are daily tasks. It is better to do a little each day then go a week with nothing, then work non-stop t catch up.
At the end of the thirty days, I suggest you take 5-15 minutes and write up a small smarmy of what you did, how you felt, and whether this is soothing you most want o continue doing. These short “After-Action” reports with help you get some value from these exercises. And I know that even though I explain clearly what need to be done to get the. out out of these exercises, few will do it. Few will become members to the Club.