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Wooden A Lifetime Of Observations And Reflections On And Off The Court

Author : John Wooden
ISBN : 0071507477
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER "I am just a common man who is true to his beliefs."--John Wooden Evoking days gone by when coaches were respected as much for their off-court performances as for their success on the court, Wooden presents the timeless wisdom of legendary basketball coach John Wooden. In honest and telling passages about virtually every aspect of life, Coach shares his personal philosophy on family, achievement, success, and excellence. Raised on a small farm in south-central Indiana, he offers lessons and wisdom learned throughout his career at UCLA, and life as a dedicated husband, father, and teacher. These lessons, along with personal letters from Bill Walton, Denny Crum, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Bob Costas, among others, have made Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and off the Court an inspirational classic.

Wooden S Complete Guide To Leadership Ebook Bundle

Author : John Wooden
ISBN : 9780071796248
Genre : Business & Economics
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Lead your teams to championship-level performance! TWO eBOOKS IN ONE! Hailed by ESPN as the “greatest coach of the 20th Century,” John Wooden is legendary for his extraordinary leadership both on and off the basketball court. Now, you can apply his game-changing leadership methods to your own organization using Wooden’s Complete Guide to Leadership. This two-in-one eBook set provides everything you need to know for inspiring people to take on every challenge with confidence, reach their full potential on a daily basis, and contribute their share to overall organizational success. Wooden on Leadership A compelling look at the leadership methods of a coaching legend, this Wall Street Journal bestseller reveals John Wooden’s 12 Lessons in Leadership and his acclaimed Pyramid of Success. Wooden on Leadership outlines methods you can use to build a winning organization and shows you how to develop the skill, confidence, and competitive fire to “be at your best when your best is needed”—and teach your organization to do the same. “What an all-encompassing Pyramid of Success for leadership! Coach Wooden’s moral authority and brilliant definition of success encompass all of life. How I admire his life’s work and concept of what it really means to win!” —Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People Coach Wooden’s Game Plan for Success Based on the acclaimed John Wooden Leadership Course©, this hands-on guide lets you “interact” with Coach Wooden to learn and apply his philosophy of world-class leadership. This unique tutorial introduces you to his core fundamentals of success as a leader and reinforces them with examples, exercises, quizzes, and quotations. You’ll learn how to create a relationship of respect and camaraderie with those you lead; remain alert to opportunity, threats, trends, and changes; act with confidence—but never arrogance; practice moderation and balance in all that you do; and serve as a model of poise, grace, and reason—especially under pressure.

The Wisdom Of Wooden My Century On And Off The Court

Author : John Wooden
ISBN : 0071751173
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Wisdom of Wooden is John Wooden’s final book, completed just weeks before his passing in June 2010. In it he shares his most treasured memories and never-before-seen photographs as he looks back on an extraordinary life on and off the court. Hailed by many as the greatest coach in the history of American sports, John Wooden is as famous for his personal philosophy as he is for his career achievements. He inspired, guided, and motivated generations of fans with his bestselling books on leadership, values, family, and the true meaning of success. Coach Wooden wrote his final book, The Wisdom of Wooden: My Century On and Off the Court, in the last months before his death. Filled with his most treasured memories and more than 100 photographs, many never-before seen, it captures a life spent teaching, guiding, and serving others. Starting with his father’s now-famous 7 Point Creed—including “Make Each Day Your Masterpiece,” “Help Others,” and “Be True to Yourself,”—Coach Wooden affirms the principles to true success that helped him become an All American at Purdue University, a winning coach at Indiana State University, and an iconic sports figure at UCLA. Yet anyone who knows John Wooden knows his record on the court was only part of the story. In The Wisdom of Wooden the legendary coach offers readers a rare glimpse not just behind the scenes but inside the man; not just on the court but in the huddles; not just his maxims but his poems, those he wrote and those he loved; not just the people he inspired, but the family, friends, and fans who inspired him; not just the lessons he taught but the lessons he learned; not just what was on his mind but what was in his heart. Ultimately it was the life he lived that served as a model for his greatest lesson of all: a deep commitment to family, friends, and faith—the bedrock values of the man we all called, “Coach.” Praise for John Wooden “The Wisdom of Wooden has given me the life that I have . . . Thanks, Coach, for your faith and patience.” —Bill Walton “The Wisdom of Wooden is a lifetime of Coach Wooden’s ideas on how to live life without sacrificing your moral principles. His life is a prime example of how this can be done--one that we can all learn from.” —Kareem Abdul-Jabbar “John Wooden sets an example for all of us by constantly striving to be the best in every aspect of his life. Throughout my life, I have found inspiration and direction in the Bible. Today, I also find inspiration and direction in the words of John Wooden.” —Tom Coughlin, Head Coach, New York Giants “One hundred years—what an amazing life. But here’s what's even more amazing about John Wooden and the timeless verities his life has embodied. One hundred years from now they will still be talking about his accomplishments and his approach.” —Bob Costas "There has never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden, or a finer coach." --Sports Illustrated

Wooden A Legacy In Words And Images Ebook

Author : John Wooden
ISBN : 9780071796231
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The timeless wisdom of an American legend "There has never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden, or a finer coach." —Sports Illustrated 2 eBooks in 1! One of the greatest coaches in sports history, John Wooden is as treasured for his personal philosophy as he is for his remarkable achievements on the basketball court. This exclusive two-eBook set showcases the legendary coach’s distinctive views on leadership, values, family, and the true meaning of success. Containing personal reminiscences from sports luminaries and many never-before-seen photos, Wooden: A Legacy in Words and Images celebrates a man who achieved so much and helped so many by living a life founded on simple truths. This two-eBook set includes: Wooden In this national bestseller, John Wooden shares his personal philosophy on family, achievement, success, and excellence. Raised on a small farm in south-central Indiana, he offers lessons and wisdom learned throughout his career at UCLA and life as a dedicated husband, father, and teacher. These lessons, along with personal letters from Bill Walton, Denny Crum, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Bob Costas, among others, have made Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and off the Court an inspirational classic. The Wisdom of Wooden John Wooden wrote his final book in the last months before his death. Filled with his most treasured memories and more than 100 photographs, many never before published, The Wisdom of Wooden: My Century On and Off the Court, captures a life spent serving others. Ultimately it was the life he lived that served as a model for his greatest lesson of all: a deep commitment to family, friends, and faith—the bedrock values of the man we all called, “Coach.” “The Wisdom of Wooden has given me the life that I have . . . Thanks, Coach, for your faith and patience.” —Bill Walton “The Wisdom of Wooden is a lifetime of Coach Wooden’s ideas on how to live life without sacrificing your moral principles. His life is a prime example of how this can be done—one that we can all learn from.” —Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Beyond Success

Author : Brian D. Biro
ISBN : 9781101203071
Genre : Business & Economics
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Building upon the fundamental principles devised by Coach John Wooden, Brian D. Biro presents an accessible system for leadership development. With anecdotes, excercises, and Wooden's philosophy, the author captures the essence of Wooden's Pyramid of Success and the secrets behind each of the pyramid's building blocks.

Leadership Not Salesmanship

Author : Stephen C. Morrow
ISBN : 9781591602163
Genre : Religion
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The Art Of Business

Author : Raymond Tzuu-Yau Yeh
ISBN : 9780975427705
Genre : Chief executive officers
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Coach Wooden

Author : Pat Williams
ISBN : 9780800719975
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Based on seven principles given to Coach Wooden by his father, this book helps the reader discover how to be successful and a person of character and integrity.

Coach Wooden S Greatest Secret

Author : Pat Williams
ISBN : 9781441212603
Genre : Self-Help
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At the first practice of each season, legendary coach John Wooden taught his players how to put on their socks and shoes a very particular way. When asked about this, he replied, "The little things matter. All I need is one little wrinkle in one sock to put a blister on one foot--and it could ruin my whole season. I started teaching about shoes and socks early in my career, and I saw that it really did cut down on blisters during the season. That little detail gave us an edge." Coach Wooden knew the long-term impact of little things done well. Now Pat Williams takes Coach Wooden's lesson, along with stories of people whose lives have exemplified the importance of little things done well, and shows readers how the small things one does or doesn't do drastically affect one's integrity, reputation, health, career, faith, and success. People who want to do their best in life, family, work, and faith will benefit from this entertaining and inspirational book.

That Makes Sense

Author : Eldon R. Tapp
ISBN : 9781608440412
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Come along for the ride on Eldon and Penny's crazy journey as they go from child rearing "experts" in their early 20's as newlyweds, to being ready for the insane asylum 8 kids later in their 40's! Why won't one set of rules work for the whole family? What do you mean Mars and Venus? I think some of us are from different GALAXIES! It actually wasn't that bad, but it sure wasn't harmonious either. Then, along comes my business and the constant Leadership Development Training. All of a sudden, we started seeing the parallels and applications to our family. Join us for an enjoyable and entertaining discussion on how understanding these principles has changed our family and could do the same for yours! How often have we joked about wishing they would have given us an "Owner's Manual" when we got married? Or, why aren't we required to pass a "Marriage and Parenting" course before we can get a marriage license? Don't babies come with an instruction book? THAT MAKES SENSE is all about what I wish we could have been taught 25 years ago as we were getting our start in the family building game! It could have saved us a lot of grief if we had just known some simple principles that would help us understand ourselves, each other, and the kids! The principles of family relationships and how to build your family on a strong and safe foundation are sometimes some of the most elusive concepts to find. Why do we always seem to choose a spouse who is our opposite? Why does the same set of strategies never seem to work with any two of our kids? How can X number of kids all raised in the same environment turn out so vastly different? Sometimes it makes you doubt the science of genetics! There are answers. Sometimes they come from the most unlikely places too. Who would have thought that there would be so much overlap between business building and family building? Not me certainly. But here it is. What I wish my parents would have taught me about family building! THAT MAKES SENSE...(Finally)...What Leadership Training Taught Me About Family Relationships! The Principles of Family Building 101!

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