On one eventful rainy afternoon fifteen year-old
John Goddard was in the kitchen and overheard his parents talking to a friend
in the next room. “I wish I was John’s age again,” the friend said, noting how
there were many things he would have accomplished if given another chance.
"I wish I could start over."
Goddard resolved then and there not to have those kinds of regrets when he was
that age. So he took out a yellow legal pad and wrote down 127 specific life
goals that included:
the entire length of the 4,132-mile Nile River
Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
a five-minute mile
a match with a .22 rifle
the birthplace of his grandfather
Debussy’s Claire de Lune on the piano
The rest, as they say, is history. Download and start listening now!
He not only accomplished almost all of those goals, but another 400 he set
along the way, including defeating prostrate cancer.
Best-selling author Vic Johnson met Goddard in the last decade of his life
after reading about him in the first Chicken Soup of The Soul book.
A friendship ensued and Johnson spent hours with Goddard to learn the secrets
that made him arguably the greatest achiever who ever lived.
He recounts those lessons here, and includes actions steps you can take to
achieve your ultimate "bucket list."