WINNERS VERSUS LOSERS
• The Winner is always part of the solution;
The Loser is always part of the problem.
• The Winner always has a plan;
The Loser always has an excuse.
• The Winner says, “Let me do it for you.”;
The Loser says, “That is not my job.”
• The Winner sees a solution for every problem;
The Loser sees a problem for every answer.
• The Winner says, “It may be difficult but it is possible.”;
The Loser says, “It may be possible but it is too difficult.”
• When a Winner makes a mistake, he says, “I was wrong.”;
When a Loser makes a mistake, he says, “It wasn’t my fault.”
• A Winner makes commitments;
A Loser makes promises.
• Winners have dreams;
Losers have schemes.
• Winners say, “I must do something.”;
Losers say, “Something must be done.”
• Winners are a part of the team;
Losers are apart from the team.
• Winners trade short-term pain for long-term gain;
Losers trade short-term gain and get long-term pain.
Winners see possibilities;
Losers see problems.
• Winners believe in win/win;
Losers believe for them to win someone has to lose.
• Winners see the potential;
Losers see the past.
• Winners choose what they say;
Losers say what they choose.
• Winners use hard arguments but soft words;
Losers use soft arguments but hard words.
• Winners stand firm on values but compromise on petty things;
Losers stand firm on petty things but compromise on values.
• Winners follow the philosophy of empathy: “Don’t do to others what you would not want them to do to you”;
Losers follow the philosophy, “Do it to others before they do it to you.”
• Winners make things happen;
Losers wait for things to happen.
Winners plan and prepare to win. The key word is preparation.