Wisdom//

Is Winning the Be-all End-All?

27 questions to help you zero in on your true motivations.

The Thrive Global Community welcomes voices from many spheres on our open platform. We publish pieces as written by outside contributors with a wide range of opinions, which don’t necessarily reflect our own. Community stories are not commissioned by our editorial team and must meet our guidelines prior to being published.
Courtesy of This Is Me/Shutterstock
Courtesy of This Is Me/Shutterstock

What does winning mean to you?

Is winning the most important thing?

Can the least of anything be a winner?

Is winning a short-lived feeling?

When is winning losing?

Is winning like a religion in our society?

Do we worship winners?

Do you have to be super competitive to be a winner?

Can someone be a good loser?

Can you be a winner in sports or work and a loser in life?

Is rationalizing a sign of a loser?

Is a loser the opposite of a winner?

Is a winner someone who has to be at the head of a line?

Can you name five winners and explain why?

What role do parents have in their children winning?

Does winning affect our mental health?

Do some kids try extra hard just to please their parents?

What is the relationship of ego and winning?

What are the personality traits of a winner?

How does a winner stay a winner?

Is too much emphasis put on winning in our society?

Is winning all about “the man in the arena”?

Is not losing more important than winning?

What is the association between someone’s bank account and being a winner?

Can wearing someone’s logo say “that guy’s a winner”?

Would you say that someone who Thrives is a winner?

Let’s hear from you. Would love to have a dialogue about your thoughts on winning.

Follow us here and subscribe here for all the latest news on how you can keep Thriving.

Stay up to date or catch-up on all our podcasts with Arianna Huffington here.

Share your comments below. Please read our commenting guidelines before posting. If you have a concern about a comment, report it here.

You might also like...

Community//

How to be a Gracious Election Winner or Loser

by Jay Forte
Community//

Competition

by Katie Steedly Curling
Community//

How Your Negative Mindset About Ambition Holds You Back

by Lynette Kearney

Sign up for the Thrive Global newsletter

Will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

Thrive Global
People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.

- MARCUS AURELIUS

We use cookies on our site to give you the best experience possible. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to this use. For more information on how we use cookies, see our Privacy Policy.