Routine can be a good thing. Agreed?
Routine can also be a bad thing. Still with me?
So when traveling, the night before my speech, decent and reliable food increases the odds of not getting any stomach surprises. If you don’t travel a lot and eat in unfamiliar territory, just try to imagine – especially if you have a “sensitive stomach”.
So, my consultant friend and I are at Outback Steakhouse. After we order, I go to the bathroom to wash my hands. Routine is good, remember?
A three or four year old, heading to the exit door is being told by his Father, “Wash your hands.” And out of the mouth of this cherub, “But I didn’t hold it!”