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“You can always amend a big plan, but you can never… (Great Work quote)

You can always amend a big plan,
but you can never expand a little one.
I don’t believe in little plans. I believe in plans
big enough to meet a situation which we
can’t possibly foresee now.
~ Harry S. Truman

I think this is an insight more subtle than it first appears. If we plan small, we set up city walls and never escape beyond their shadow. If we plan big, then we being to hang out on the very edge of what’s possible.

If you haven’t already heard, Charlie Gilkey and I are running a free teleclass on the art of (sustainable) planning. Free tools, and some useful insights – that I can promise you.

It’s this coming Thursday at 2pm Eastern, and you sign up here:

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