We live in a pretty crazy world right? Things are moving so fast it’s hard to keep up. There is always something new and better that we are itching to get our expectant hands on. We are always trying to be one step ahead. No one likes to be the last to watch that TV show, or listen to that song or try that new drink.
It brings out a competitive streak in all of us.
Don’t get me wrong, competition can be healthy. In the right context.
When it motivates, challenges or spurs us on….however, these occasions are few and far between.
For example, your home football team is in the playoffs (don’t ask me what that actually means.) Or you are trying to beat your Dad at a game of Monopoly. Or maybe you are trying to beat your own personal sprint record.
However, competitiveness has a dark side. Continue reading “The Dark Side of Competition”