Ep143 Show Notes: Sam Weinman
Sam Weinman is the digital editor for Golf Digest and author of the book Win at Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead to Our Greatest Gains. After noticing that his two sons encountered issues coping with loss, Weinman researched and interviewed various successful people to gain insight on what they learned from, and how they coped with their greatest losses. Win at Losing examines the psychological ramifications of losing in highly competitive people that inspired lessons all of us can use. His work has been featured in Golf Digest, USA Today, Golf World, Yahoo! Sports, ESPN the Magazine, and Sports Illustrated. He is the recipient of multiple first place awards in the Associated Press Sports Editors and Golf Writers Association of America writing contests.
Key Conversation Points
- The importance of losing gracefully
- Seeing loss in a constructive manner
- Shifting perspectives on loss
- Going from losing to winning
- Loss of identity
- Properly processing pain
- The process of identifying with a concept in a health way
- Taking strength in reaching out to others
- The transformative power of vulnerability
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Sam’s Introvert Island Book Selections*
Nobody’s Fool | Richard Russo
High Fidelity | Nick Hornby
When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi | David Maraniss
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