Having a Sense of Power Is All About........
*Believing that we can do what we set out to do
*Feeling that we can handle, one way or another, what is put before us to do
*Knowing that we can get what we need in order to do what we must
*Feeling that we are in charge of our own life
*Feeling comfortable when we have a responsibility to fulfill
*Knowing that others can't make us do anything we really don't want to do
*Feeling we can make decisions and solve most problems we might have
*Knowing that in spite of pressure or stress, we are not going to lose control of ourselves easily
*Being able to use the skills we have in situations which require those skills
The competitive spirit is a fundamental requirement for great accomplishment. The competitive spirit in children should not be thwarted, but rather, refined through actions, and tempered by a social conscience. The need to win is strongest in those who continually fell the imminence of failure. The highest form of the competitive spirit is the motive to challenge oneself.