We are paid to test our foresight

The work begins before the “work.”

Most of our work is knowing what to prepare for: foresight from former floundering.

The dynamic moment of doing the work (the moment we charge for) is the testing ground against which we gauge our mental models, and appear worthy of the challenge.

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