The Kobe Code: Eight Principles for Success-- An Insider's Look into Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By [NOOK Book]

Overview

Who is Kobe Bryant? Now you'll really know.

Strength & Honor. Not just words from the movie Gladiator but a code that NBA player and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant seems to live by. He even signs fan letters with this mantra. That's because Kobe embodies everything that makes a real warrior.

“Veni. Vedi. Vici.” That phrase is Latin for “I came, I saw, I ...
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The Kobe Code: Eight Principles for Success-- An Insider's Look into Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By

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Overview

Who is Kobe Bryant? Now you'll really know.

Strength & Honor. Not just words from the movie Gladiator but a code that NBA player and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant seems to live by. He even signs fan letters with this mantra. That's because Kobe embodies everything that makes a real warrior.

“Veni. Vedi. Vici.” That phrase is Latin for “I came, I saw, I conquered.” More words the warrior Kobe follows. These phrases are glimpses into Kobe’s true nature, the philosophy that guides him, and the gladiator’s path he walks each day of his life. There is a reason why excellence is a way of being for this superstar. This is the real essence of the Kobe Bryant.

In this spirit, sportswriter and author Pat Mixon has written an unauthorized look at Kobe Bryant. But THE KOBE CODE takes a unique spin on the traditional biography. Rather than simply recap the history of Kobe, this intriguing & fascinating book provides insight and perspective into how Kobe approaches his life, both on and off the court, and what makes him really tick. And, you’ll learn what really separates Kobe from other NBA players and where his inner drive is derived.

Additionally, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages or situations in Kobe’s life, this exciting new book allows the reader to apply some of these practices to their own life.

You’ll also discover why Kobe considers himself a “talented overachiever” as well as feeling like “an outcast” all his life.  And, once and for all, you'll understand why Kobe has been so incredibly misunderstood. THE KOBE CODE will change your perception of this NBA superstar.

Using life lessons from Kobe’s example, THE KOBE CODE will teach you how to increase your confidence, overcome your daily challenges, live with passion and purpose, and realize your goals.

In this inspiring and practical guide, you'll learn the Eight Principles For Success that highlight Kobe’s life. The number eight is significant in this superstar’s life. It was his jersey number when he entered the NBA. Also, in Eastern philosophies, the number eight represents infinity. The Eight Principles are:

1. Have a Gladiator Mentality & Welcome All Challenges.
2. Know What Fuels You, What Drives You.
3. Fear is a Great Motivator.
4. Be A Talented Overachiever.
5. Accept Your Nature.
6. Honor the Game.
7. Master Your Craft.
8. Live With Passion.

To add more depth to learning about Kobe’s life, you will also discover things that the general public doesn’t necessarily know or isn’t common knowledge, such as:

-What is Kobe's Workout Schedule? What is his diet?
-How does Kobe spend a Game Day? You'll learn how he spends all the hours leading up to a Home Game.
-Kobe’s mental approach. Learn what truly sets Kobe apart. You’ll discover what Kobe does to prepare his mind and focus related to the mental aspect of basketball.
-Find out why Kobe believes in making shots, not taking shots.
-How Kobe prepares. You'll watch his Film Study and you'll see his practice sessions.
-What Kobe does off the court- where and how he spends his time & what things besides basketball interest him.
-Lastly, you’ll discover Kobe’s thoughts on retiring.

THE KOBE CODE can teach you how to walk the walk of the warrior life. It’s a proven road map that you can use to achieve any goal you desire. This book is almost a spiritual guidebook, a warrior's manual, or possibly even a modern day "The Art of War" handbook.

And, like Kobe, this book is on the leading edge and Interactive. You’ll have YouTube™ videos to watch that are embedded within this eBook or you can follow links to YouTube’s site directly. You’ll also have the opportunity to pop out via a link to websites and read articles from Kobe’s past.

So, are you ready to adopt a gladiator mentality and step inside the arena?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012538949
  • Publisher: InFUNit Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/20/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,314,171
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Pat Mixon is a sportswriter and Senior Analyst columnist for one of the largest sports websites in the U.S., The Bleacher Report.com. His articles are also read on Bleacher Report partners such as LA Times, CBS Sports.com, and USA Today, to just name a few.

Pat is an avid basketball fan, having both played and followed the sport for nearly 20 years. He loves all things basketball, including college and the NBA but his real love and passion are the Los Angeles Lakers, having been a fan of the Purple and Gold since his youth.

Pat also loves helping people take their publishing dreams and make them reality. His newest book is called: "Join the ePublishing Gold Rush- How to Publish Your eBook for FREE on & Barnes & Noble’s Nook™, Amazon’s Kindle™, & Apple’s iBookstore™." Proven Simple Steps, Shortcuts & Insider’s Secrets with Real Examples Every Step of the Way to Make Your Book Dreams a Reality.

Pat’s passionate and teaches satisfaction and fulfillment. He offers guidance and hand holding by relating his personal experience and wisdom. He does it all in an engaging, light and fun way. One of his mantras is “Results Really Do Matter” and he believes he delivers, in everything he does.

When Pat isn’t teaching, writing or watching and playing basketball, he is hard at work on his first fiction novel, a Sports thriller. Pat and his wife live in North Carolina.

Visit Pat’s website at www.PatMixon.com.

Pat's Facebook page is: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pat-Mixon-Sportswriter-Author/172294642781738

Follow Pat on Twitter: www.twitter.com/patmixon
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2012

    Love kobe

    Good book

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 22, 2011

    awesome

    a great book about kobes life and gives you videos to understand things better by kobe himself

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2012

    Raymond

    Runs through giggling

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2012

    GAMEROOM

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    Kobe bryant is a braggart

    He makes every play look flashy when it is not. Hr always has something hurt to make him look awesome when he isn't any good. Dirk and Lebron are the best players in the NBA.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 22, 2011

    Better than expected

    Totally different than all the other books on KB24. Liked the off court stuff

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2011

    AMAZING!!!

    This book is awesome I was a bit nervous about it at first but its great. Love my nook!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2011

    Great Read & Insight

    Heard bout this new book. Got it on my nook. Not like nothing I read before. Learned total new stuff on KB24. Loved the videos. He's the best and this book is awesome.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 14, 2011

    Wasn't sure but actually kinda like Kobe now

    I've been a Laker fan for life but wasn't a big Kobe fan. I wouldn't call myself a hater but sure not my fav player. But, because this book was about the Lakers and also was described as being different, I tried it.

    This book is totally worth it. Love my Nook!

    The book is a fun and easy read. It's laid out with these principles. Not sure exactly how the 8 were picked but they are awesome.

    You'll really get inside what makes Kobe tick.

    This isn't a normal bio. Not at all. In fact, I was surprised how it was more about mental, physical and such rather than just Kobe's history. Kinda cool the way you're taken thru.

    The quotes are great and inspiring. Makes you want to get better, at whatever you do.

    My favorite part was learning about Kobe's workout schedule, diet and how hard he works.

    Try it, you'll like it, especially if you like basketball and definetely if you like the Lakers.

    Go LA!!

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