So how can you get them to understand that losing is part of life?
The intense shame of competing in the Olympics, but not winning, has never left Kevin Hall.
This week we talk about winning and losing and the lessons learned from competing, while interviewing John Salley.
Number 1: You’re asking yourself this question in the first place.
I push, I run, I retreat, I test you — because I don’t know how else to admit that I’m scared of losing you.
Being a loser doesn’t mean you’re worthless, it means you are able to handle taking a loss and keep going. That’s what I’m trying to teach my kids.—In recent months my son has become obsessed with WWE and all things wrestling. For Christmas Santa brought him an Xbox One (a present I was incredibly reluctant…
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.
Kaya Adler had to forgive her cheating ex before she could be happy.
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.