Is Life A Competition?

Sports and business are often used as metaphors for life. Are you among those that automatically assume that this is a constructive metaphor with some relevance your personal success in life? What about the possibility that the qualities necessary for success in sports and business is actually destructive to your quality of life?

This sports/business-life corollary is a constant theme in advertising and other forms of motivation. Personal development teachers all have their litany of sports/business metaphors that appear ...

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