Yesterday, I caught a repeat of “The Spark” on BBC Radio 4. A conversation with Margaret Heffernan on preparedness.
There was far too much in this 30-minute programme to summarise here. I recommend a listen, but here are some of Margaret’s brilliant thoughts on preparing for various eventualities rather than trying to predict which will happen:
And if you want to take preparedness even further, I recommend “Antifragile: things that gain from disorder”, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb.