You'll gain the advantage in any situation through one medium: time
Keeping a little ahead of conditions is one of the secrets of business. The time to repair your roof is when the sun is shining. Try to do things before they need to be done.
Let your advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. Position yourself ahead of time in the best place for you.
When you think ahead of any approaching action you'll always have the advantage.
You'll be the winner.
When you do what is necessary, all the odds are in your favor.