Anticipate: Seeing Ahead in Order to Be Prepared
One of the key attributes of leadership is the ability – and willingness – to anticipate the future and to prepare accordingly.
This came to mind in bold relief early this week while watching a story on television of a family that was in serious trouble because they were cut off from others by Hurricane Sandy - and they were unprepared to survive on their own. They were in serious trouble as the first responders arrived to rescue them. It was a close call.