A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 10, 2018
“Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners”

"Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners” is a motivational saying that has been printed on many images. “ Winners focus on what they need to do to succeed, and losers focus on winners” was posted on the newsgroup rec.sport.rugby.union on May 28, 2005. “You know how it goes, winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners” was posted on rec.sport.rugby.union on October 26, 2006.

“Remember winners focus on winning and losers focus on winners. Focus on winning today and be a winner” was posted on Twitter on October 26, 2012. “@TrentShelton: Winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners. #RehabTime” was posted on Twitter on November 24, 2013.

Trent Shelton, the founder and president of a Christian-based non-profit organization RehabTime, popularized the saying in 2013.


Wikipedia: Trent Shelton
Trent Simmons Shelton (born September 21, 1984 is a former American football wide receiver who is currently the founder and president of a Christian-based non-profit organization, RehabTime. During March 2009 Shelton started making two-minute videos to track his progress of bettering his life and would always end the videos with, “It’s RehabTime.”

Google Groups: rec.sport.rugby.union
The score flattered the tahs
Mr Scebe
5/28/05
(...)
And that’s the difference between winners and losers. Winners focus on what they need to do to succeed, and losers focus on winners. Funny old world really, eh?

Google Groups: rec.sport.rugby.union
England team still not out....
Uncle Bully
10/26/06
(...)
Or is it one of those I support everyone who plays NZ things? You know how it goes, winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners. Kinda sums it up nicely don’t you think?

Twitter
Kedi Mabotja
@kedimabotja
Good morning. Remember winners focus on winning and losers focus on winners. Focus on winning today and be a winner.
12:18 AM - 26 Oct 2012 from Hartbeespoort, South Africa

Twitter
650
@chettalovesya
Replying to @TrentShelton
“@TrentShelton: Winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners. #RehabTime” 😌👌🙌
12:49 PM - 24 Nov 2013

Twitter
PromoQueen 💃🏿
@Honeys__Money
Winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners.
12:49 PM - 24 Nov 2013

Twitter
André
@RealLungelo
Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners
12:52 PM - 24 Nov 2013

Twitter
C. Woods
@cherlyperly
#Winning #FocusFoward Love this guy! RT @TrentShelton: Winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners. #RehabTime
1:23 PM - 24 Nov 2013

Twitter
Conor McGregor
@TheNotoriousMMA
Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.
4:31 AM - 8 Nov 2014

13 December 2015, BreakingNews.ie (Cork, Ireland), “Watch: McGregor: ‘Sky is the limit’ after stunning victory in Vegas”:
“Winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners,” said the 27-year-old after breaking his own Las Vegas gate record for the UFC with a $10.1million take on the door.

Google Books
The Bullseye Principle:
Mastering Intention-Based Communication to Collaborate, Execute, and Succeed

By David Lewis and G. Riley Mills
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
2018
Pg. ?:
Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners. —UNKNOWN

Twitter
Assad Tannous
@AsennaWealth
Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners. -Anon. If you can implement this quote into everyday life, you’re half way to becoming successful. Have a great weekend. 😉
11:14 PM - 10 May 2018 from Melbourne, Victoria

Posted by Barry Popik
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