If you’ve a vested interest, or worse, care, the act of release, letting go, white-flagging is one of life’s greatest growing pains. It is inevitably easier to cling on for dear life, praying for a miracle to stave off the inevitable. Something is bound to already have come to mind. We’ve all been there. Linger too long though, and pride transforms the formidable to the foolish. Metaphors applied to the futility of staying in the game when it’s better to fold did not originate with Kenny Rodgers’ The Gambler, nor was there a dead horse involved.
Danielle DiMartino Booth is CEO and Director of Intelligence at Quill Intelligence
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