The motivation of being in second place

Today I woke up to about 15 notifications on a Twitter thread discussing the latest leaderboard stats in the location check-in game, Swarm that I play every week. Turns out that I wasn’t actually in first place.

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The fight for first

Being in second place isn’t a signal of defeat: It’s a challenge to work even harder.

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GM @USV, alum of @StackOverflow and @NorthwesternU, board member at @CompSci_High and @NUalumni, co-founder of #BeyondCodingNYC

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