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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 14Purposeful You and Your Trajectory CodeVictim or Victor? Your Self-Talk Is Critical

You can the view Trajectory Calibration diagram (see Figure I.1) as a “V” for Victory or as another mental reference imprint—a Victim sign. With a better understanding of your historical Trajectory Code imprints, you can now take ownership to maintain your trajectory pathway. Similarly, you can calibrate your TC with new imprints and change from Pathway B to an ever-successful Pathway C, for the immediate, intermediate, and long-term destiny.

You can recognize how every immediate action and decision can have constructive positive implications on subsequent decisions and actions. Conversely, you can also recognize from your TC how an immediate, irrational, emotion-based action or decision can have lasting negative consequences and ramifications upon your pathways.

As Dr. Bill Cosby and Dr. Alvin Poussaint detailed in their classic book, Come on, People: On the Path from Victims to Victors, the things that hold us back from greatest pathway successes in life are not the outward stimulants one would like to blame, but often things within us. So, to better navigate toward victory for oneself, within an organization, or society, it is critical to understand other players' TCs. You cannot change a past trajectory pathway, but you can—and must—alter the future.

Many people go through life having allowed their emotional windshield to take over. They become so headstrong in their actions that ...

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