Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance…Right?! Chad Lingafelt shares this life lesson and how it can help you avoid failure. Planning ahead allows you to think ahead and think through a process to avoid failure. If you are worrying about today, you’re too late. Time won’t stand still. Get ahead of the day by planning out what needs to happen before you ever start. You can get ahead of the curve by planning for the next day! Think ahead and prepare for the next day to avoid failure!