The plans of the Universe always supersede our own plans. What do you do when the forces are changing plans without advance notice? I had a crazy experience of exactly that when I was in Los Angeles a few days ago.
I was visiting LA for business with clients and had all my plans in order. It was a quick trip, including the appointments, but I would still have time to relax, enjoy the ocean and connect with clients and friends.
The flight was on time and seating was perfect. A breeze, right?
Oops. We landed in LA on time, but it took more than 30 minutes to taxi to the gate. A small delay, but I factored in extra time for LA traffic, anyway. We went to pick up the rental car.
Oops. They didn’t have the car we reserved. Okay. We got into another car and drove off the lot.
Oops. The car was jerking and braking dangerously. We drove around the block, returned the car and got another car. By the time we returned the rental, a perfect car came onto the lot. We got a luxury car and we were off to check into the hotel. Phew! Continue reading