Why do I say need to win? Everyone has goals. Wanting to achieve these goals creates a need that in certain circumstances can be excruciatingly powerful. Some are simple and others are difficult to attain, taking hard work and dedication to achieve.
Whether you are competing against others or competing against yourself, to get to where you want to be, you’ll have to kick someone’s ass, albeit your very own. But how do you win? What is the difference between a winner and a loser- not the given outcome, but what are the differences in character and in their actions? What distinguishes a Winner from a Loser?
The Winner is always part of the answer;
The Winner always has a program;
The Winner says, “Let me do it for you”;
The Winner sees an answer for every problem;
The Winner says, “It may be difficult but it is possible”;
When a Winner makes a mistake, he says, “I was wrong”;
A Winner makes commitments;
Winners have dreams;
Winners say, “I must do something”;
Winners are a part of the team;
Winners see the gain;
Winners see possibilities;
Winners believe in win-win;
Winners see the potential;
Winners are like a thermostat;
Winners choose what they say;
Winners use hard arguments but soft words;
Winners stand firm on values but compromise on petty things;
Winners follow the philosophy of empathy: “Don’t do to others what you would not want them to do to you”;
Winners make it happen;
Winners plan and prepare to win. The key word is preparation.