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Embrace the Chaos by Bob Miglani

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CHAPTER 11

LEARNING TO EMBRACE THE CHAOS AT THE KITCHEN TABLE

You’re not going to get therein a straight line.

Sometimes we are held back from pursuing a path out of fear of taking a chance, or by the perceived risk of deviating from the status quo. But is the status quo really that static?

I recently learned a lesson, not in India but at my dad’s kitchen table: the most fundamental principle governing our existence is that we are born by sheer luck, randomness, and chance. We didn’t get here in a straight line and we’re not going to move forward in a straight line.

We have been living in the fabric of chaos all our lives, without realizing it. Chaos determines our birth; our meeting of friends, partners, and colleagues; and some of life’s greatest ...

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