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7

Identify Your Vision

If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.

—YOGI BERRA, American Major League Baseball catcher, manager, and coach

I just don’t know what I’m doing wrong,” my friend, Sofía, confided in me as we meandered our way along the beautiful Santa Cruz coastline one afternoon. “I’ve followed all the rules, got all the right credentials, and worked my butt off, and yet, I still feel totally off course and lost. It’s as if nothing I’m doing with my life matters, or really makes a difference in the grand scheme of things.”

“Well, what do you want to be doing with your life . . . I mean, long term?” I asked.

“I actually have no idea. I think I’ve just gotten so used to going into my office every day and ...

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