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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 12AlignmentBlending Trajectories with Others for Shared Success

Alignment of your trajectory with others' is a critical thing to understand, as this will allow for accelerated ROI (return on investments) of energy, endeavor, and ultimate results. Proper alignments provide immediate, intermediate, and long-term calibration clues as to when you are on Pathway” and when you may, at a very early stage of evolving, have moved off-track and onto Pathway B, or what we have identified as the 1 percent factors.

Blending your trajectories with those of the others does not need to mean that you are making concessions or letting the other party win. This process simply encourages you to find acceptable or even better alternatives to getting from Point A to Point C in the most efficient manner possible. And when you can do so in a way to accommodate and aid others, even better.

Many times an ineffective TC programmed for yesterday hinders your effectiveness for now and the future. This, compounded by an unhealthy FIST Factor, a decaying and outdated IP Statement, or a clouded rearview focus, can cause one to see blending trajectories as a bad idea. We see this in organizational politics far too often. If a leader makes it safe for those around you to share even unpopular information, or challenge ideas, then you break through the politics. If you strive to apply the Player Capability Index to what you do and how you task or elevate those around you, then the politics of favoritism ...

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