Real cost

Sunday 1 March 2009, 8.16am HKT


“The need to win will cost you friends as well as your chances of making friends. People will stay away from you. Winning means someone, somewhere, has to lose.

“If you want to win, it follows that you want someone to lose. Even if you are not in a situation already trying to win, your need to win will show.

“If you want your friends to lose, then they’re not your friends and you’re not to them. That’s not quite the message your friends would want to receive from you.”

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