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What to Do When Things Go Wrong: A Five-Step Guide to Planning for and Surviving the Inevitable—And Coming Out Ahead by Frank Supovitz

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PREPARE FOR ANYTHING

Are your plans actionable for all you can foresee going wrong and not just plans that look good on paper? If you have committed to giving up on hope as a preparation strategy and you have begun developing the contingency plans that are most likely to be activated when things go wrong, it is time to start leveraging the essential tools that will inoculate you, your project, and your company when they do.

You and your team have been working around-the-clock, missing meals, and losing sleep over every detail of your core plan and everything you can imagine that could possibly go wrong. You have pored endlessly over the schedules, deadlines, processes, and formulas to move your project forward. You have identified potential ...

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