Winners vs Losers 2 (Scoreboard for a Winner)

This little piece I found is similar to a post I posted a while back titled Winners vs Losers.  It sends the same message, in the same fashion.  Use this piece as a self-evaluation of yourself.  When it’s all said and done, are you a winner or are you a loser?  Being a winner is a choice.  Change your attitude if any of the loser qualities describe yourself.  Change your attitude to a winning attitude.  Chose to become a winner.

Scoreboard for a Winner

 

A winner says, “Let’s find out!”

A loser says, “Nobody knows.”

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 credits his “Good Luck” for winning
– even though it isn’t good luck —

A loser says, “Bad Luck” for losing

— even though it isn’t bad luck.

A winner knows how and when to say “Yes” and “No”

A loser says “Yes, but” and “Perhaps Not” at the wrong times, for the wrong reasons.

A winner isn’t nearly as afraid of losing as a loser is afraid of winning.

A winner works harder than a loser, and has more time.

A loser is always “Too Busy” to do what is necessary.

A winner goes through a problem.

A loser goes around it, and never gets past it.

A winner makes commitments.

A loser makes promises.

A winner shows he’s sorry by making up for it.

A loser says, “I’m sorry” but does the same thing the next time.

A winner knows what to fight for and what to compromise on.

A loser compromises on what he shouldn’t and fights for what isn’t worth fighting about.

A winner says, “I’m good, but not as good as I ought to be”

A loser says, “I’m not as bad as a lot of other people.”

A winner listens.

A loser just waits until it’s his turn to talk.

A winner would rather be admired than liked, although he would prefer both.

A loser would rather be liked than admired, and is even willing to pay the price of mild contempt for it.

A winner feels strong enough to be gentle.

A loser is never gentle –He is either weak or prettily tyrannous by turns.

A winner respects those who are superior to him, 
tries to learn something from them.

A loser resents those who are superior to him, and tries to find chinks in their armor.

A winner explains.

A loser explains away.

A winner feels responsible for more than his job.

A loser says, “I only work here.”

A winner says, “There ought to be a better way to do it.

A loser says, “That’s the way it’s always been done here.”

A winner paces himself.

A loser only has two speeds – Hysterical and Lethargic. 

– Author Unknown

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