You’re running really low on gas, but you’re rushing to make an appointment. You reluctantly drive right past the gas station and on to your destination. Just over a mile later your truck stalls, stutters, and stops. A 15-minute walk back to the gas station, 15 minutes back to your truck, and you’re 30 minutes late and utterly stressed. If you had just stopped at the gas station in the first place, you’d be only 5 minutes behind. If you had filled up the night before on your way home, you’d be right on time. This is an example of a leverage point — a brief moment of decision that has great impact. A Stitch in Time The