Be flexible. Meetings, . . . and other . . . events will not always go as planned.Ramses II found this out when he went to Qadesh. Having been lied to by Hittite spies, he expected the Hittites to be far away. Instead, they were hiding behind Qadesh. The Egyptians were expecting a standard night's camp in a peaceful setting. What they got was an ambush. Ramses and the Egyptians were saved by being flexible and by the timely arrival of reinforcements.