The True North Group: You have a compass for life and know which direction is the correct way. When asked about your philosophy of life, you could explain it immediately and concisely.
The Dusty Compass Group: You have a compass for directing your life, but you don't always know how to use it. You may have a loosely organized philosophy but may not use it to filter and direct your experience.
The Inbox Group: You may not have a compass. Life may be about something, but you don't know. Your approach is to deal with life the way you manage email: You are just directing your attention to whatever lands in your inbox.
Noticing the time on a text message (3:04 a.m.) that came in from a Millennial one morning, I asked if he had been working that late. "No, I went out to meet someone at a coffee shop about midnight. Just thought I'd answer your earlier text as I walked home."
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