can blink, you’ve lost your way.
across a lake or bright blue bay, with the wind blowing in your face, is such a
delight. Soon you are distracted from the sailing process and mesmerized by the
lap of the waves against the hull of the boat, the sun glinting off the water
and the breezes blowing across you. Before you know it, you’re lost.
the tide or current and the boat all seem to have a mind of their own. While
you were just enjoying the moment, your craft has gone where it may.
mistakes of a rookie sailor is failure to choose a landmark on shore in order
to hold to a particular direction. When you choose an item, such as a distant
tall building, then each time the bow of the boat veers away with the wind, you
correct it and move back so that the nose continues to point in the same
course is a nautical term for this action. It means stick to the plan. Staying
the course is a great term to apply to your work or life goals.
another. If you want to stay the course, you’ll have to pick a point on your
horizon and continue to adjust as you work towards it.