Planning is important, but often it prepares you for the unexpected. A business plan is not Google Maps. It is not reality. It is an idea. Plan like crazy, then be open to what can happen. My friend Avish Parashar teaches improv comedy to business professionals, and he agrees with my idea of the being prepared, while being open to the unexpected.
Below is a blog post that appeared on Avish's blog that I thought might shed some light on this idea:
Tap Into your "Zone of Brilliance"
By Avish Parashar
Have A Great Day