The Winner is always part of the answer;
the Loser is always part of the problem.
The Winner always has a program;
the Loser always has an excuse.
The Winner says, “Let me help you”;
the Loser says, “That’s not my job.”
The Winner sees an answer for every problem;
the Loser sees a problem for every answer.
The Winner says, “It may be difficult but it's possible”; the
Loser says, “It may be possible but it's 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 see the gain;
losers see 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 are like a thermostat;
losers are like thermometers.
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 don’t want them to do to you”;
losers follow the philosophy,
“Do it to others before they do it to you.”
Winners make it happen;
losers let it happen.
Leave a Reply.
Purchase Sustainable Excellence, here!
Author & Motivational Speaker
Terry is a sought after speaker who believes in the power of a story to motivate, inspire, and help others lead their uncommon and extraordinary lives. By combining his ten-year cancer journey with his diverse business, athletic coaching, and hostage negotiating expertise, he delivers compelling yet relatable presentations for conferences, on-line events, panels, meetings, and seminars.