I’d like to share with you something I learned about Golf today. Have you ever played it?
Even though I’ve never played before, to me, golf is probably one of the most improbable sports ever created. When you are playing it, you are trying to hit that tiny little ball into the cup and you try do it from few hundred yards away.
In any case, those who particularly hadn’t played much golf at all… they could usually get the ball in the cup with like 10 to 12 shots. One thing I noticed, for someone who is just starting out, it’s pretty improbable for them to take the ball and hit it straight into the tiny little hole from hundred yards away (I believe Tiger Woods won’t be able to do that too).
Have you ever wondered why is that so?
It’s because the golfers aren’t trying to do it in one shot. They are hitting the ball gradually and making course corrections as they go along. Eventually, they get closer and closer until the ball is like few inches away from the cup, then they are able to tap it in.
If you think about it, isn’t that the way life is? No matter what goal or target you are going after, you don’t ever have a straight line. Any goal is like that. Any project is like that.
No project of any size ever goes from start to finish in a perfect straight line. It just doesn’t happen that way. I hope you will agree with me.
What really happened is you gradually moving towards your goal. You keep on moving forward, you course correct along the way (getting better) and eventually get to your goal.
OK. I know this post is a bit short but I want to know what do you think? Do you agree with what I shared? Feel free to leave a comment. Your feedback is always welcome.