WINNERS VERSUS LOSERS
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 would not 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.
♦ Winners plan and prepare to win. The key word is preparation.
♦ 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 do it for you”; The Loser says, “That is 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 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 see the gain; Losers see the pain.
♦ Winners see possibilities; Losers see problems.
♦ Winners believe in win-win; Losers believe for them to win someone has to lose.