A Win, Is A Win, Is A Win

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Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Vince Lombardi

We all want to win big. But winning big all the time just doesn’t happen. Sometimes mistakes get in the way and we barely eke out a victory.  Football mistakes include a running back’s fumble in the red zone; a place kicker’s field goal attempt missing wide right; a quarterback’s poor throw leading to an interception.  Missed tackles, holding penalties and blown coverage’s are also mistakes that diminish the luster of a victory and take away from the overall performance of a team. But what’s important is not the mistake, but the recovery.

We all don’t play football, but we all are on the football field of life trying to score touchdowns or at least kick field goals.  So, spiritually speaking, what do you do when you fumble the ball, or throw the interception, or miss the field goal?   What do you do when you miss the tackle or get caught holding or miss an assignment? You get over it.  You get over it, quickly, and keep playing.  You are not the mistake; you may have made a mistake or two, but you are not defined by the physical limitations you may have or the foibles you may make; this is true only if you get up and try again.

Winning all the time is a mindset. Winning is all about how you see yourself. Continue reading