16 Reasons Why Athletes Are More Successful in Life

January 15, 2013

Sports Life Lesson 4: How to Handle Adversity

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“It’s what you get from games you lose that is extremely important.”  —Pat Riley

Nobody likes to lose, but nobody goes through life undefeated. Losses in sports teach athletes not only how to deal with the pain of a loss, but also how to use the experience to prevent losing in the same way moving forward.

Chad Zimmerman
- Chad Zimmerman is the co-founder of STACK as well as its President. He earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University where he...
Chad Zimmerman
- Chad Zimmerman is the co-founder of STACK as well as its President. He earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University where he...
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