Chad Wakefield

Social Comparison Thinking

Collaboration is all about an elastic outlook. Stretching. It’s a revered and sought after mindset. Desired approach. It’s what most of us proclaim we believe in and do. We signal that we work collaboratively.

But are most adults, and even our kids as they approach their teenage years, really disposed to this type of approach for navigating the world and working towards whatever achievement we seek?

Or are we more disposed to Social Comparison thinking?

Social Comparison thinking is Zero Sum. One loses and the other wins. It’s a…