Not Anticipating Unexpected Events - Deepstash

Not Anticipating Unexpected Events

It is discouraging to consistently consider the possibility of negative events in our lives, so most people assume the worst will not happen.

Unfortunately, bad things happen fairly often. People die, get divorced, and have accidents. Markets crash, house prices go down, and friends are unreliable.

There is excellent research demonstrating that if people just take the time to consider what might go wrong, they are actually very good at anticipating problems. But many people just get so excited about a decision they are making that they never take the time to do that simple due diligence.

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laford

Marine Scientist

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