How To Tell A Winner From A Loser
winner credits his "good luck" for winning by
being fundamentally prepared; a loser blames his "bad luck" for losing on bad
breaks even though he's not fundamentally prepared.
winner works harder than a
loser and always finds time do what is
expected of him; a loser
never finds time and when he does,
he works on the wrong things.
winner makes commitments and goals with his
heart and sets about to accomplish them; a loser makes "promises" with his mouth and
never sincerely means to keep them.
winner shows he's sorry by making up for it; a
loser says, I'm sorry but does the same thing
winner thinks "I'm good, but not as good as I
should be," a
loser thinks "I'm not
as bad as some others."
winner would rather be admired for his ability
than liked, although he would prefer both; a loser
would rather be liked than admired
because he knows he hasn't worked hard enough to be admired.
winner hates to lose; a
could care less although he may
put up a front.
winner is fundamentally sound in all aspects
of the game; a loser is not!
knows that strength, agility, and
quickness are the keys to athletics and attains it; a
loser may know but never attains.
winner takes constructive criticism from the
coach, realizing it will help him and the team, a loser pouts and thinks he's being picked on.
thinks of the team first and never
wants to let it down; a loser thinks of himself first and the team