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Wooden on Leadership How to Create a Winning Organizaion by John Wooden

Wooden on Leadership How to Create a Winning Organizaion


Wooden on Leadership How to Create a Winning Organizaion by John Wooden

A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A compelling look inside the mind and powerful leadership methods of America's coaching legend, John Wooden Team spirit, loyalty, enthusiasm, determination. . . . Acquire and keep these traits and success should follow. --Coach John Wooden John Wooden's goal in 41 years of coaching never changed; namely, to get maximum effort and peak performance from each of his players in the manner that best served the team. Wooden on Leadership explains step-by-step how he pursued and accomplished this goal. Focusing on Wooden's 12 Lessons in Leadership and his acclaimed Pyramid of Success, it outlines the mental, emotional, and physical qualities essential to building 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. Praise for Wooden on Leadership: 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, The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People and The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness Wooden On Leadership offers valuable lessons no matter what your endeavor. 'Competitive Greatness' is our goal and that of any successful organization. Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success is where it all starts. --Jim Sinegal, president & CEO, Costco

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Author Profiles John Wooden (1910-2010), guided the UCLA Bruins to ten NCAA basketball championships over a 12-year period, including four perfect seasons and an 88-game winning streak. He was named ESPN's Greatest Coach of the 20th Century and voted #1 Coach of All Time by The Sporting News. Sports Illustrated said it best when they said: There's never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden, or a finer coach. In 2003 John Wooden was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Steve Jamison is America's foremost author and authority on the life and philosophy of John Wooden. Mr. Jamison is a consultant to the UCLA Anderson Scool of Business' John Wooden Global Leadership Program. He has collaborated with Coach Wooden on an award-winning PBS presentation as well as several books, including the classic book on teaching and mentoring, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections.

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Publication date

26th April 2005


John Wooden

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McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe


320 pages


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