Gambling for Resurrection

Why would you continue to fight a losing battle?

Takeaway Points

  1. If leaders are held accountable to their decisions, they might continue fighting a losing war. If there is a miracle turnaround, the leader reaps the benefits. If the war ends poorly as expected, the leader suffers the same consequences. Thus, he has nothing to lose by continuing the battle.
  2. We call such risk-taking gambling for resurrection.