Hum Most people nowadays engage in endless competitions with others, not knowing that this behavior can only serve them more damage than good. In fact, some of the world’s top achievers directly attribute their success to competing with self rather than others.
In the real world, there would always be people above you and others below no matter your stage in life. Moreover, each individual has their own personal goals and destiny operating under a different time frame, hence trying to be like them will definitely not work out the right way. According to John Wooden, the successful UCLA basketball coach, those who get overly engrossed in things they have no control over ultimately lose focus on factors they can easily control.