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Knowing Where You Want to Go

Let’s say you know where you are. And you have a good map and a reliable compass. But you don’t know where you want to go. If someone asked, all …

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Your Compass

Last week I said, “If you know where you are and know where you want to go, if you have a map and a compass, you can effectively navigate the …

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Navigating the Swamp

I’m struggling to write about how to navigate the swamp, because it’s such an intensely personal experience, much more so than YMMV.  What it feels like, how long it lasts, …

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