What do you do if you are the one known for loosing all the time? What if you are a winner who lost a lot? For example, Jim Kelly of the Buffalo Bills was the Quarterback for 12 long years and his number 12 won more than 100 games. He was so loved that the ills retired his number so that it will always be associated with him. Starting in 1990 he did more than any other quarterback had done in history ever. He led his team to 4 Superbowls 4 years in a row. That makes him the whinniest winner ever right?
All species have hierarchies and your position in that hierarchies will determine your health, your mental function your status and wealth. In his book called The Winner Effect he decides that the reason winning is so much fun is because it is a chemical part of your body. It feels good. Men love to win because it increases testosterone which in turn increases the chemical messinger dopamine and creates joy.
So, do winners live longer? Yes , the Nobel Prize winners out live nominees by 2 years. Baseball players who make it into the Hall of Fame live longer by 2 years than players that were turned away. In Hollywood Academy Award winners live on average 4 years longer than other actors. There often can be a very fine line between winning and losing.
The only way you can win at anything or any amount of money won in a law suit is if you have attainable goals. Argue for things that are within your control a reasonable amount that can actually be agreeable to all. Society and our culture is all about winning not usually simply about the journey.
Which is more important? 86% said playing well is to only 11% saying winning is more important.
If someone wants to sue you just defend yourself as best you can and don’t be afraid to counter sue for your discomfort in the situation as well then you are all winners and can go on with your lives vowing never to make that mistake again.