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When Change Happens... Finding Personal Success When Plans Fail

One thing I've learned from being a traveling musician is to plan for plans to change. This lifestyle is very unpredictable and offers little routine beyond this loose protocol:
Step 1: Prepare for show.
Step 2: Perform show.
Step 3: Recuperate from show.
Step 4: Repeat steps 1-4.

That's how it goes, Folks, and that's how it's gone for the past several weeks. I managed to sleep, eat, and think between steps, but every time I thought I'd actually have some spare time, something new would come up. It's fun, crazy, and sometimes stressful, but it's a good life and I can't think of anything I'd rather do right now. There's really nothing predictable about it though, because anything from the weather to vehicle problems can mean a complete change of plans, and sometimes even canceling plans altogether.

You know what though? It's okay for plans to change sometimes. Maybe it's even good. I'm a detail oriented person and I love organization,…