And you will be significantly more likely to win.
And all those who follow them. Or pick a game you can win.
Or making excuses? Know the difference.
Is about accepting your flaws and taking criticism towards your character while truly appreciating it. It’s about humility. Because feedback on your character is the hardest to take. Feedback on processes don’t count.
Let it be your way of life - just don’t abuse it. “It’s better to beg for forgiveness than to ask for permission.” - Unknown
"When you are employed, hence dependent on other people's judgement, looking busy can help you claim responsibility for the results in a random environment." - Nassim Taleb, The Black Swan
You can predict that with 100% certainty. You just don’t know what they will be or when they will happen. But you can decide right now how you will react. Pleasant surprise combined with a get-it-done attitude will make you a winner every time.