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Ficus Audrey pruning help

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it's that time of year again, when I look at my plants and wonder why I let them go so far...
Attached photo is my Ficus Audrey that I've been pruning back every year. Well this past winter, 2 branches really took off, but the one that I intended to be the leader did not grow at all. How can/should I correct this now?
My goal for this ficus is to get a thick trunk and a nice tree shape to it. I think the trunk and root flare are nice but I'm not happy with the foliage, those 2 branches look unbalanced to the rest of the plant. Any suggestions are much appreciated!!

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