16 Reasons Why Athletes Are More Successful in Life

January 15, 2013

Sports Life Lesson 5: Competitiveness

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“Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser.” – Vince Lombardi

A desire to win and a disdain for losing is what fuels the truly great athletes to dig deep during games and punish themselves in the off-season to be more successful the following season. That same competitive drive and desire to win helps athletes in the professional world find ways to succeed at whatever task their job requires.

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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