Souls of Steel: How to Build Character in Ourselves and Our Kids [NOOK Book]

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Pat Williams has shown us what traits are vital for effective leadership and how to develop those skills in our children. In SOULS OF STEEL, he focuses on one specific trait: Character. He explains why character matters and why so many young people today think issues like character, integrity, morality, and truth are relics of a bygone era. He shows us that to be individuals who contribute positively to our world they must have SOULS OF STEEL.
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Souls of Steel: How to Build Character in Ourselves and Our Kids

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Overview

Pat Williams has shown us what traits are vital for effective leadership and how to develop those skills in our children. In SOULS OF STEEL, he focuses on one specific trait: Character. He explains why character matters and why so many young people today think issues like character, integrity, morality, and truth are relics of a bygone era. He shows us that to be individuals who contribute positively to our world they must have SOULS OF STEEL.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780446511292
  • Publisher: FaithWords
  • Publication date: 2/14/2008
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 619 KB

Meet the Author

Pat Williams is senior executive vice president of the Orlando Magic basketball team and a popular speaker averaging over 100 appearances per year. He served as general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers for 12 years. He has also been affiliated with the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks. Pat has published a total of 20 books. He lives in Orlando, Florida with his wife Ruth and their 19 children. You can read more about Pat's work at www.patwilliamsmotivate.com.
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Table of Contents

Foreword     ix
The Steel Rod of Character     1
Steel Embedded in Flesh     3
Parents on the Front Lines     19
Character Is Who We Are     33
Integrity: Every Room Is Clean     35
Diligence: Nothing Beats Hard Work     64
Self-Control: Secure Against Attack     88
Character Is How We Respond to Adversity     109
Courage: Doing the Thing You Fear     111
Perseverance: Endure and Outlast     127
Character Is How We Respond to People     147
Humility: Putting Others First     149
Love: An Unconditional Choice     168
Responsibility: The Rule of the River     194
Character Is How We Respond to God     213
Faith: The Engine of Character     215
The Power of Character     237
Character Wins     239
Heroes: People of Impact and Influence     250
Notes     275
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