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The Zigzag Principle by Rich Christiansen

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FINDING OUR BEACON IN THE FOG

It is one thing to wander aimlessly, which some of us, unfortunately, do. It’s a very different matter to identify and set our sights on what I call a big, audacious goal, which becomes our “beacon in the fog.” With that beacon firmly in mind, we are far better equipped to head into the darkness, knowing we may not always be able to see where we’re going with crystal clarity, but still know where we’re headed. Airline pilots do this all the time. They barrel through storms and massive cloud banks at 500 miles per hour, unable to see 10 feet in front of them, and we passengers are accepting of this insanity because we know they are fixed on a clearly identified bearing.

If we’re smart, we do the same thing. We start ...

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