In seeing the title of this blog, you probably went to the often-quoted mantra of "aim small, miss small." While that may be true, it is NOT the focus of this entry. The critical component is reading the title is understanding the process. We want results but fail in mapping out the steps to get to those results. In other words, if you want to improve the quality of your accuracy, you have to improve the quality of your aim. Keep reading to learn more...
This weekend, I missed a shot that should be automatic. Yes, I admit my perfectionistic tendencies and how those are not always beneficial. This one, however, bothered me as in I lost sleep over it. After getting the youngest down for his nap the next day, I went to my normal "thinking place" - for those that do not know me that means I was shooting my bow - and then I had "a moment." Once again, archery taught me a lesson about life.
If you know anything about me, you know that I am an avid archer. An abundance of life (and leadership) lessons exist within archery, so I am starting a new category to focus on those lessons. Take a look at the image below - it teaches us that connection IS direction. If you want to learn more, then keep reading below as we will talk about the 4 parts to the image and get into the specifics of the lesson that we can learn.