As hunters we strive for a single shot kill. Unfortunately, as we all know things don't always work as well as we've planned. Don't be the guy or gal that reveals in the shot and doesn't ready yourself for a second or even third shot. Practice the mechanics of a fallow-up shot, keep it in your back pocket and use it when necessary.
The video below showcases the proper way to run a lever action rifle but you can apply these skills to nearly any type of rifle.