Things Don’t Go As Planned. That *Is* the Plan. – Love Your Work, Episode 138

August 13 2018 – 07:30am

plan for the unplanned

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. Just ask me, as I’m on my temporary exile in Peru right now, since having my Colombian visa rejected.

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If we can’t plan something in our morning, if we can’t plan something when we visit a website, then where do we get the idea that we can plan things as complex as our lives? Or as complex as a big project, such as a book?

When things don’t go as planned, you get new information. You can use that information to make a new plan.

So, in this week’s article, I’m suggesting that you make things not going as planned part of the plan. It can take you places you never expected to go.

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