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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 7Shift Happens…Trajectory Shift Drivers and Bridges That Create Sustained Positive Change

Of course, no matter how well you plan, major life changes occur that can significantly shift your trajectory. Some happen in such a subtle manner that you fail to recognize them—that is, until you find yourself well underway to Point B, while your intended trajectory was Point C. It is critical to be aware of every action and whether you are, at all times, en route to your intended trajectory point.

It is critical to establish accountability mechanisms to assist you—whether these are self-imposed, electronic, peer-administered mentors, or facilitated by strategic members of your FIST Factor (what may also be called your Master Mind. MasterMind, what napoleon Hill in his classic work THAN AND GROW RICH referred to as a MasterMind group.). It's human nature to resist change, especially if that change is perceived as significant; but you can alter your trajectory toward the positive, by mere 1 percent calibration adjustments.

Trajectory shift drivers do not have to be complex to yield great results. Ockham's razor, a principle attributed to the fourteenth-century English philosopher William of Ockham, states that “Entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity; that one should choose the simplest explanation, that one requiring the fewest assumptions and principles.” Many times we make various instances of change, trauma, or other issues into more than they need to be. If we could ...

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