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Your Trajectory Code: How to Change Your Decisions, Actions, and Directions, to Become Part of the Top 1% High Achievers by Jeffrey Magee

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Chapter 1Understanding Your Mental TC-DNA ImprintHow Your FIST Factor™ Influences the Lines You Follow

So Where Does It Start?

Imagine you are in a time machine. The space your machine currently occupies is the present. Behind you is the past, and directly in front is the future. As you look outward, you see in front of you a massive windshield of life, representing the future opportunities, abundance mentality, possibilities, success, achievement, solutions, collaborations, partnerships, constructive imprints, and influences. Upward to the right of the windshield would be a small rearview-mirror representing your past—experiences, pity, blame, jealousy, revenge, cynicism, what was or could have been, challenges encountered, and negative imprints, influences, and people.

Most people's rearview-mirror images are overwhelmingly negative, and continuously stimulate a defeating internal conversation. Even more amazing is that the rearview mirror represents only about 3 percent of the windshield space—yet it's the area upon which most of us fixate!

Do you find yourself engaging in conversations of disparity or negativity as you view your past? Do you ever think about how that conversation just gains emotional momentum? Chances are that, during these times, you already have or are pushing away positive imprints—people, choices, opportunities, and so on. This is when the detrimental rearview-mirror talk consumes you. To make matters even worse, this is also a place where misery loves ...

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