Are you the person who brings your significant other a blanket knowing they will be cold?
Have you noticed that a great waiter, in any restaurant, knows when you want service; anticipates your needs; pours and serves before you ask?
Don’t you envy the people who always seem to have tissues, corkscrews or a sweater?
How proactive are you? By that I mean how often are you ahead of any issue? Any opportunity? Any challenge?
And there you have it. Anyone can do it when asked; anyone can be prepared for specifics; anyone can be seriously “buttoned up.”
But how many of us are really ahead of the curve? How many of us anticipate? How many of us look into that cloudy Crystal Ball and squint and strain to catch the slightest glimpse of what might be and then take the chance of going for it?
I’m not talking Nostradamus here – just everyday, ordinary intuitive guessing – but guessing that comes from listening, assimilating and taking the time to process – and then taking the chance…
Where do you want to be? History? Or making history?