Is failure better than not trying? Andrew Books, father of a high school wrestler, shares how losses teach as much, or more than, wins.
Douglas Gertner’s son tends to misplace quite a few things, but…sometimes, so does he.
JD Roberto questions the accepted wisdom of our youth sports world, in which we are told to tell our children that it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.
Are most high acheivers unhappy and closed off emotionally? Mark Goulston answers.
The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports.
Karol Gajda urges you to learn from his mistakes.
Ben Railton makes the case for why occasionally letting his sons win at board games can actually be more empathetic and educational than leaving the outcomes up to chance.
When everything else seems like a lost cause, remember these two things.
We’re not all winners: Kathy Wilson shares tips on how to prepare a child’s self-esteem for adult life.
Adam Ornelas takes stock of his first quarter century. Despite setbacks in love and work, what he finds is inspiration to be the best man he can be.
A high school basketball coach talks about the sophomore slump that saved his family.
Alan Bishop worries we talk too much about the negative aspects of competition instead of focusing on all the positives.
What is more important when picking a favorite sports team: tradition or location? Larry Bernstein shares losing, love, and baseball with his 9-year-old son.
Why you need to let go of your need to always win.