How should one hold themselves in the face of adversity?
In most instances, zebras that are under attack by lions, lose. In the final moment, their posture changed, they bowed their heads, and submitted to their fate.
Sometimes, the zebra gets lucky and reverses the situation
The following film clip shows the zebra drowning the lion.
In life, the successful competitors (or strategists) never bow their heads. They keep standing straight, never adopting the posture of defeat, and always refusing to surrender.