Planning vs. worrying - May 18th
Today was the day for my team leaders meeting that I have been planning for a couple of months. A lot of thought, planning, and networking went into getting ready for this event.
The last two days I woke up at 4:00am, not by design, but because I woke up thinking about the impending meeting. After a successful event, I'm now exhausted.
Now that it's done, I have been thinking about the difference between planning and worrying. Planning involves thinking strategically about something that you can do something about. Worrying involves thinking in a stressful way about something that you cannot, or will not be able to change.
I have to admit, I have both worried and planned when it comes to this meeting. I have spent a lot of time and effort trying to make sure that today's meeting was awesome. I have also spent some time worrying about who would come, and other things that I can't fully control.