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Across their demographic differences, Trump's voters were motivated by the deep fear that eats at all of us when we don't feel like we control what's happening to us.
And what a perfect example I realized -- somewhere between sets of burpees and lunges -- that this was also a textbook metaphor for the cyclical nature of leadership.
So embrace the intermission as best you can. Use it. Know that the new act will begin. Get yourself ready.
I'm writing this as a self-reminder, although I'm sure you guys could use one too.