“Nice guys finish last.” How often have you heard that? Or maybe even said it yourself?
Typically, the person saying those words is discouraged (not to say bitter and envious!), and feels he or she has lost out to someone less deserving.
Legend has it that the person who originated the expression was the famous (and hot-tempered!) baseball manager, Leo Durocher, though some maintain that he never actually said those exact words. And even if he did, he claimed he didn’t mean—as everyone assumes—that the “bad guys” always win in life, but that being a good person is no guarantee that you’ll come out ahead.
Well, for sure, being collaborative doesn’t assure one’s success, but I’d say it’s more decisive than ever before, for the simple reason that the