So the 2006 Sailing Season is nearly upon us, and while basically nothing has been done to LinGin in the off season, I’ve thought a lot about what needs to be done, and I’m really looking forward to the season.
Glen and I get together every Friday for breakfast, and we’ve had some good discussions about this season. I’d like to get everyone involved.
I read an article in Sailing World about “the T-bar”. This is a simple concept to help one develop an awareness of what his strengths and weakness are. It looks like this:
Hopefully, you see the gray “T” (hence the name T-bar). The strengths and weaknesses are ordering in descending severity. So the weakness a the top of the list is your worst weakness, and the one at the bottom your least troublesome weakness. Got it?
The key to leveraging the T-bar is to spend the most time practicing your worst weakness. It’s human nature to enjoy spending time doing that which you are good at, and to avoid doing that which you struggle with. However, your biggest gains for the smallest time investment will come from practicing that area in which you have the most to improve.
My challenge to you is to help me develop as an accurate T-bar for the LinGin crew as possible. Please post comments to this blog entry and I’ll add/modify the list as we come to agreement on this.
Then we can work on those items, and rock the fleet this summer!