16 Reasons Why Athletes Are More Successful in Life

Sports Life Lesson 14: Always Give Great Effort

Next » 15 of 17 « Prev
Sports Life Lesson 14: Always Give Great Effort

"You're never a loser until you quit trying." —Mike Ditka

You're not always going to win every game, but you always have to try. Athletes learn that if you give great effort but lose, you can still walk away with pride and dignity and the respect of your teammates. If you quit before giving it your all, you'll achieve nothing and lose the respect of those around you.

Photo: chicago.about.com

Topics: SPORTS

Chad Zimmerman 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 was a four-year starter on the varsity football team, team captain and an All-American his senior year. Shortly after graduation, he helped launch S
Become a Contributing Expert