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Do you have a Plan B? - Can you afford not too have one?

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I’m confident that I have quite a few skills. So many people I talk to are very skilled at what they do but, should something happen where they lose the ability to perform that skill, they don’t have a backup plan. In the computing world, it is important to back up your data. If a hard drive dies and you don’t have a backup, you’ll lose all your files, pictures, songs, etc. This does not make for a good start to your day.

What is your backup plan? Are you learning a new skill, one that is different from that which you are using at present? If not, could it be that you are you reading less and watching TV more? Do you find yourself spending too much time on Facebook? Is it impossible to turn off your cell phone for more than one hour? These can be distractions to your acquiring new skills skills that could mean the difference between having a job and being unemployed.

Take some time right now to assess your Plan B. If you don’t have one, invest a few hours each week to learning something new. Go to a museum, a l