Tuesday, January 10, 2017

January Goals

I believe that setting goals helps us to focus and achieve more. So, for 2017, I decided to set monthly goals. For January, my goals are in four categories: blogging, education, email, and volunteering.

Blogging: Write & post at least 8 blog posts.

Education: Watch at least 4 webinars and finish reading "Trace Your German Roots Online: A Complete Guide to German Genealogy Websites" by James M. Beidler.

Volunteering: Index at least 100 records on FamilySearch, which is something I haven't done in several years.

Email: Catch up with email, a lot of which is genealogy related.

Do you set genealogy goals? If so, are they weekly, monthly, or yearly? And, do you have categories you use? I'd love to read about them as I start this new process for 2017.


  1. Good for you! I am HORRIBLE at goal setting - I should get better at that. And you didn't just set the goals but you've told us about them - helps to keep you accountable. I'll be anxious to hear how it goes.

    1. Thanks! And, I've already accomplished one of them: indexing! I know this method worked really well when I was losing weight and training for various races. So, I think it will work for genealogy, too!


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