It's a very touching and inspiring story about two terminally ill men (one a car mechanic and one a billionaire), both with less than a year to live and rather than fighting the cancer, they decide instead to create a list of everything they always wanted to do in their lives and do it before they die.
I loved that movie. I absolutely loved it.
It was a reminder to us all how life is shorter than we all think, and the sad part is... how we all only realize how short life is for us when it is too late.
That movie reminded me of something.
Many years ago when I had just graduated from UCL, I was on the plane back to Malaysia trying to decide what it is that I wanted to do with my life.
On one hand, I had a job offer at a good investment bank waiting and on the other hand... there were plans to start with Ming what would end up being called Nuffnang.
I was confused. I didn't know where or how to start.
So I made the list of things that I wanted to do with my life before I died and came up with a list.
I didn't know how to call it a "Bucket List" back then, so I just called it a list of "Things I Will Do Before I Die".
Here's a short snippet of the list I can share with you guys.
I had to censor some... BWAHAHAH
Start a Charity Foundation to help the poor
Tell a bed time story to my baby boy/girl
Save a life
Buy a Ferrari
Find my soul mate
Own a Hotel
Visit New York
Meet Richard Branson
Buy Dad A Porsche
Take Dad and Mum for a luxurious holiday
Live in San Francisco
There you have it.
My bucket list.
Somehow I've already managed to do some of them in the first few years since I wrote that list.. but well.. plenty more to go.
Anything else you guys think I should add to my list?