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Can you explain some expressions in this paragraph?

 
 
Reply Wed 23 Nov, 2016 10:44 am
here is the paragraph:
"A rough default plan set in place will help to avoid hesitation to some extent so that you already know ahead of time how and what to do during key moments. In the end, however, you cannot plan every single situation you might be in, but you do not really want to either. True confidence is not about pre-planning; it is about being able to think on your feet in real time and to be spontaneous in mind, mouth, and movement. It is a general attitude, not a detailed plan of action, just like you were all the time naturally when you were young, before you were socialized differently, the same way you used to always be proud of yourself"

1. What does "rough default plan" mean?
2. "you do not really want to either" means "you do not really want to plan every single situation you might be in", right?
3. What does "just like you were all the time naturally" mean? Does it mean "just like you were all the time act naturally", right?
thank you!
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Reply Wed 23 Nov, 2016 10:58 am
@thaisalem225,
thaisalem225 wrote:

here is the paragraph:
"A rough default plan set in place will help to avoid hesitation to some extent so that you already know ahead of time how and what to do during key moments. In the end, however, you cannot plan every single situation you might be in, but you do not really want to either. True confidence is not about pre-planning; it is about being able to think on your feet in real time and to be spontaneous in mind, mouth, and movement. It is a general attitude, not a detailed plan of action, just like you were all the time naturally when you were young, before you were socialized differently, the same way you used to always be proud of yourself"

1. What does "rough default plan" mean?
2. "you do not really want to either" means "you do not really want to plan every single situation you might be in", right?
3. What does "just like you were all the time naturally" mean? Does it mean "just like you were all the time act naturally", right?
thank you!


My guesses:

1. An approximate (rough) or general plan about what you will do if things don't go as expected. You then resort to your "default" plan.

2. Yeah, right.

3. It's quite awkwardly phrased, but I think the guy is saying that you were always ("all the time") more or less spontaneous when you were younger.

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