If at first you don’t succeed, then try, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson was a British educational writer. Wikipedia credits him with writing the proverb (to be read with full British accent…)
‘Tis a lesson you should heed;
If your clothes catch on fire, then stop, drop and roll.
That’s planning at its simplest. Imagine the emotion of such an experience.
You feel heat, notice flames. Pain begins surging through your brain. Melting skin. Thoughts of death. What would your reaction be?
You might be tempted to run fast…