101 in 1001

101 in 1001 Update-March 2018

My favorite series on this blog is the 101 in 1001 update! I originally found the idea on my friend Kaycee’s blog, Blissful Southern Life, and I have loved making my own!

Here is the March 2018 update! (13/101)

DAC Balance ( 1/10 )

On March 16, 2018, I finally started the DAC podcast! On the podcast I am sharing what I am learning while going through the MBA program and how I am applying that information to my small business. I share the things I’ve learned, mistakes I’ve made and how I am gaining confidence in the entrepreneurial space. Check it out!

  1. Have 15 clients
  2. Update printer
  3. Buy new scanner
  4. Fully implement Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
  5. Increase revenue to more than 6 figures
  6. Start a podcast – Done – DAC Podcast on iTunes!
  7. Complete MBA Podcast Series
  8. Finish “Well Loved Brand” Guide
  9. Hire a full-time employee
  10. Hire an intern


LydiaGMiller.com ( 2/5 )

Part of 123 Affiliates is learning how to create a resource page on your website that is actually helpful for your audience. I am still tweaking a few things, but I am counting it as a win!

  1. Separate from dacbalance.com
  2. Start Entrepreneurial Series
  3. Apply for Amazon Affiliates – Done!
  4. Love the design on the site
  5. Create Resources Page – Done!


Me + Jed ( 1/ 10 )

Jed and I went golfing together in February! I had never golfed before, and I think I did pretty good! I can’t hit the ball with an iron for anything, but I got a few good shots in and overall had a fun time with him and some of our friends! Definitely something that we want to keep doing together when we get a chance.

  1. Celebrate our 4 year anniversary (August 9, 2018)
  2. Celebrate our 5 year anniversary (August 9, 2019)
  3. Celebrate our 6 year anniversary (August 9, 2020)
  4. Celebrate Jed’s 30th Birthday! (May 16, 2019)
  5. Hammock together in 5 new places
  6. Send out Christmas Cards (2017, 2018, 2019)
  7. Add one more to our family 😉
  8. Pick a family day of the week
  9. Go golfing together-Done.
  10. Go bike riding at the beach


Travel ( 0/ 8 )

I scheduled our staycation at the beach for August. I can’t wait!

  1. Go to Disney!
  2. Take an Alaskan Cruise
  3. Helen, GA
  4. Day trip to Fairhope, AL
  5. Take a three day cruise getaway (bonus points if it’s spontaneous!)
  6. Visit Harry Potter World
  7. Get my passport
  8. Staycation at the beach!


Home ( 3/15 )

  1. Order my wedding albums- Done!
  2. Re-Plant Hydrangeas
  3. Have a successful raised garden
  4. Paint the outside of the house
  5. Replace the windows/front door
  6. Organize the pantry/add shelving-DONE
  7. Decorate Master Bedroom
  8. Close in Garage
  9. Decorate home office
  10. Host outdoor movie night
  11. Host Boots and Scarves
  12. Finish hanging family wedding photos
  13. Find something to hang above the couch
  14. Replace hardware in kitchen- Done!
  15. Hang a different wreath each month for a year


Professional ( 1/10 )

I finished Power Up Podcasting this month! I also went through another course called 123 Affiliates. Both were a tremendous help. If you own a small business or online business, don’t be afraid to invest in courses that will help you reach a goal instead of spending tons of time trying to figure it out yourself.

  1. Take an Adobe Class
  2. Take a WordPress Class
  3. Learn how to use my DSLR
  4. Have professional photos taken
  5. Become an Enrolled Agent (Test 1, Test 2, Test 3)
  6. Become a Certified Bookkeeper
  7. Advanced Certified in QuickBooks Desktop
  8. Advanced Certified in QuickBooks Online
  9. Finish Power Up Podcasting – Done!
  10. Become Profit First Certified


MBA: {Basically, finish the thing!} (2/10)

Progress is still happening with the Economics and Finance class. Midterms came in a hurry this year. I am looking forward to finishing these classes next month and then taking HR and Accounting over the summer! Two classes that I think will be a great help and will have great content for the podcast!

  1. Finish Marketing Class – Done!
  2. Finish Technology Class – Done!
  3. Take Economics Class-In Progress!
  4. Take Finance Class-In Progress!
  5. Take HR Class
  6. Take Communications Class
  7. Take Ethics Class
  8. Take Accounting Class
  9. Take Leadership Class


Social Media ( 1/8 )

I finally put the twitter app on my phone. I still forget to check it and post, but maybe I’ll do better at it in April.

  1. Have 500 Instagram Followers @dacbalancellc
  2. Have 500 FaceBook Followers @DACBalanceLLC
  3. Be featured on someone else’s page
  4. Write a sponsored article
  5. Take over an insta-story for the day
  6. Re-vamp Pinterest Page
  7. Put the twitter app on my phone
  8. Have over 100 videos on YouTube Page


Personal ( 2/15 )

Creating a Capsule wardrobe is in progress! I cleaned out our master closet and donated three full bags of clothes. Our hanger problem is solved as well! My sister and I are going shopping and hopefully I will have this completed!

  1. Run a 5k
  2. Run a 10k
  3. Run a 1/2 Marathon
  4. Read 100 books
  5. Blog through each 101 goal completed
  6. Buy a LV (superficial, I know. Don’t judge 😉
  7. Journal every day for a month
  8. Keep the nephews for a long weekend
  9. Build up our 6 month emergency fund
  10. Buy Jed a newer truck- Done!
  11. Take the Skyzone Fitness Class
  12. Read through Chronological Bible
  13. Try seafood again- Done!
  14. Max out our IRA’s
  15. Create capsule wardrobe


Pensacola ( 0/10 )

  1. Go to a Blue Wahoos Game
  2. Take a picture by the Pensacola mural
  3. Cook Grits a Ya Ya at home
  4. Visit Sweet Seasons Farms
  5. Go Strawberry Picking
  6. Go to the beach 50 times
  7. Date night at the Global Grill
  8. Take a class at SoChopped
  9. Take family photos by the pier downtown and on the beach
  10. Try 5 local restaurants

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