CHAPTER 1What’s the Status of Your Goals?

Vacations are a time to let go of all worries and stresses. To get away from it all, some people just get in the car, turn on the ignition, and leave their cares behind. They make no plans; they travel where the road takes them. Their vacations are spontaneous and adventuresome.

When these same people take a business trip, however, it’s another story. They abandon spontaneity. When they have a meeting set up with an important client, they make sure they get to their appointment on time. They plan the trip down to the last detail, allowing for contingencies. When they get into their car, they plug in their GPS and—after the GPS acquires their current location—set their destination, and take off, confident ...

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