Japan never knew they had the ability to withstand and oppose every nation of the world even when Germany fell in the second world war till they were faced with an unexpected situation. On the other hand, America never believed they could defeat Japan until they encountered an unexpected event.
Albert Einstein wouldn’t have produced the bomb (known as “the fat man and the thin boy”) which was used to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan that ended the world war until an unexpected situation (the war) came up.
Unexpected situations are opportunities that are strategically introduced by time for us to discover, develop and deploy dormant potentials in us. When the unexpected happens, it is an evidence that the unexpected in you is calling to surface.