Daily Wisdom Words

COMPETITION

COMPETITION

Why is competition important and what is the best way to handle it?  Let us first take a look at the meaning of competition in our Webster Dictionary.

Competition-1.The activity or condition of competing.  2.  the person or people with whom one is competing;  especially in a commercial or sporting arena;  the opposition

Daily Wisdom Word definition of competition-1.  The art of contending with another party who is contending with you.

Competition is sometimes positive.  it can mean the healthiness of two ball teams pairing up against each other, or it can mean watching a basketball game and all of the excitement when the game is close in points to one another.  Competition is fun, then.  Competition can be very disappointing for the losing team and it can be very exciting for the winning one.

Is there such a thing as unhealthy competition?  Yes, I believe there is.  When one opponent goes out of their way, to defeat another opponent out of dislike and respect, then this type of competition is unhealthy because of the motivating forces behind the competitor that feels this way.

Competition can also be unhealthy when two teams are playing against one another in a different league.  For instance, if I was on a junior varsity football team, and I was playing against a pro-football team, that would be unhealthy competition because the deck is obviously unfairly stacked.  There are some teams that enjoy this type of competition if you want to call it that.  They enjoy it because it reminds them of how big they are as a team and how much better they are, and this really isn’t  competition at all.  This is more like taking a small team against a large and more talented one, and having them beat the other team just for the heck of it.

Competition can be very healthy and enjoyable for the sports fans out there and for the teams, and one thing about competition that is just as important about learning how to win, is also learning how to lose.  Losing happens, and if done with dignity, disappointment and grace, then that is the healthy way to lose.

I was watching a show called “the circus” on Showtime, and I watched how hard the democrats truly fought against the republicans and vice-versa.  However, when it came time to give the opponents speech to the opponent that ultimately won, they gave their speeches with dignity and grace and congratulated the other side.

Do I think competition is fought fairly all the time?  absolutely not, which is why I am writing this post.

Thank you for reading about competition today and have a beautiful and blessed day.

Samantha Leboeuf/DWW

Samantha Leboeuf-founder/daily wisdom words, LLC
Founder: Daily Wisdom Words, LLC. I love Poetry and am an Author as well.   There is a lot of meaning in the title of my book, Daily Wisdom Words, Volume l. My previous experience is in Sales and Marketing. Previously, I was in charge of Development through the Marketing and Sales of New Homes' in new home communities for close to 20 years.  I was a licensed Real Estate Broker selling/listing homes in the Colorado market.  While doing this, I hosted a cable network show called, "From Trees to Keys", my portion for Colorado Living Inc.. I enjoyed creating interview questions, working for Developers of New Home Communities, hosting Live on actual construction sites, describing and displaying on television camera various stages of construction as the home was built from start to finish. I interviewed various land developers, New Home Builders, Real Estate Brokers, and other people in the Real Estate Business for one year. Previous Experience: I was licensed through the "Securities and Exchange Commission" as a Principal for Limited Partnerships and sold them as well. I held a Series 22, 63, as well as License, to manage a brokerage firm called a series 39. I enjoyed running a small branch office of an Oil and Gas Company in Colorado for approximately one year. Hobbies: I have always loved Poetry and Writing.  I was declared "Permanently Disabled" due to Breast Cancer and CRPS-(Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome).  I began focusing on my writing. I volunteered for an online poetry community,  "Realistic Poetry" for approximately six months. I decided to start Daily Wisdom Words, LLC after volunteering for an online poetry community and thinking of ways that I would improve this concept and offer something for every KIND of #Writer:  Authors, Bloggers, Poets, Songwriters, Original Quote Creatives, and short story writers. I have two grown children, a son, 33, and a daughter 31,  who lives in Idaho with her husband. They have a son, my first grandchild who will be three years old, soon!  They welcomed their second child, Easton Jay into the world, 5/4//2021. Updates are necessary as my son is now married to my lovely daughter-in-law who is awesome.  She just gave birth to their first son on 5/5/2021, who is so beautiful having the name Logan James Leboeuf. This is her and my son's first child.  Hard to believe their child has a birthday one day ahead of my daughter and son-in-law's second child, Little E.  So exciting!!  I love children! Thanks so much for reading!  We humbly love this community and the members who are part of it. We think of ourselves as a family, and every member makes up part of it.  Please view our website, dailywisdomwords.com fully as it is constantly changing!!  We are always adding new prompts, and new content, and are so very proud to be debuting with our first podcast, "Daily Wisdom Words Podcast."  Episode #101 with Dr. Dream, Kelly Sullivan Walden.  She will be our first guest.  Please watch as it airs 6/12/2021 June 12, 2021 9:00 am pacific time.  Thank you in advance if you are new to daily wisdom words, and welcome to the family. Samantha LeBoeuf
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