Unstructured Environments?

One of the most interesting aspects in one's professional life is how we are accustomed and conditioned through our childhood education and even adult life to deal with our structured social environments. Once in a while everyone experiences so called unstructured environments where no amount of power, that we can excert on it, will structure it in such a way that shapes it to our benefit or liking. A typical example of such an environment is the market environment, but on a smaller scale can also be found when entering consulting engagements.

The book "The Disciplined Trader" by Mark Douglas is in my opinion an excellent work that makes one think about those situations differently and has opened my eyes with respect to "wanting" to see structure according to my desire where there is clearly none.