Bobby Bowden On Leadership: Life Lessons from a Two-Time National Championship Coach

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Bobby Bowden, the legendary Head Football Coach at Florida State continues to inspire athletes and fans. Books have been written about Bowden for the last 10 years examining this coaching legend, but never has he been examined under the microscope of leadership.

Leadership expert Pat Williams has teamed up with Florida State Associate Athletics Director Rob Wilson to bring to light what made Coach Bowden so successful and how you can ...

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Bobby Bowden On Leadership: Life Lessons from a Two-Time National Championship Coach

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Overview

Bobby Bowden, the legendary Head Football Coach at Florida State continues to inspire athletes and fans. Books have been written about Bowden for the last 10 years examining this coaching legend, but never has he been examined under the microscope of leadership.

Leadership expert Pat Williams has teamed up with Florida State Associate Athletics Director Rob Wilson to bring to light what made Coach Bowden so successful and how you can incorporate his leadership principles into your own life.
Williams and Wilson have interviewed over 250 former players, coaches, and members of the media that knew Bowden well. The book uncovers never before revealed leadership insights from Bowden’s leadership and coaching genius. This 208 page book is packed with riveting stories and illustrations that will appeal to leaders at all levels of society.

Football fans will love it and individuals with any leadership role will benefit immeasurably.

Coach Bowden's Leadership Insights

  • Always tell the truth. You must walk your talk.
  • Be available to your players and staff night and day, no matter what.
  • Your team is your family; nuture and care for them with unconditional love.
  • Hire good people, delegate and let them do their jobs.
  • As a leader, competing and winning must be your number one priority.
  • There is no substitute for faith in God.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599322643
  • Publisher: Advantage Media Group
  • Publication date: 10/7/2011
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 952,790
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

PAT WILLIAMSORLANDO, FLORIDA - Few people know leadership better than Orlando Magic co-founder Pat Williams. A sports executive for over 40 years, Williams has led more teams than most of his contemporaries combined. The former General Manager of the Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks, and Chicago Bulls, Williams is the proli c author of over 10 books on leadership, most recently Lincoln Speaks to Leaders. Williams is a highly-acclaimed professional speaker, having keynoted for dozens of Fortune 500 organizations and has appeared on hundreds of news programs including The Today Show. Williams and his wife Ruth reside in Orlando and are parents to 19 children (15 adopted from third world countries).

ROB WILSONTALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Few people know Florida State University and the coaches and former players better than Rob Wilson. Wilson’s involvement with Florida State’s athletic program dates back to his undergraduate days at FSU from 1982-83 and he has been with FSU continually since 1987. In his professional career, Wilson has served the Seminoles as Assistant Sports Information Director, Sports Information Director, Assistant A.D. for Media Relations and currently is Associate Athletic Director for Public A airs. Wilson began his college days as a wide receiver under Steve Sloan at Ole Miss in 1980. Wilson and his wife Sherrill have two sons Preston (15) and Parker (12).

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