Keep an eye on the horizon
When driving a boat, you need to know the destination and you need to pick the route to get there. The rest is simple.
You create an imaginary line between the front of the boat and the point on the horizon you are heading to and steer the wheel to keep the alignment. Sounds simple but it can be tricky.
There can be obstacles in your way, you might need to temporarily change the direction and that’s not all.
The elements like wind and water can confuse you too. Sometimes you would stare at the lake and it feels like the whole boat is turning, causing you to steer in the opposite direction, this is when you need to stop and keep that eye on the horizon, ignoring any distractions.
Some days the water would be so calm and yet when you steer, the boat will not move, that’s because of the undercurrent.
Light can create optical illusions causing you to second guess your moves.
To rely on just one sense is not enough, you need to make full use of your visual, auditory and kinaesthetic skills and keep the focus on the horizon.
Do you recognise the similarities in setting and achieving your goals?