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Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success: 12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence / Edition 1

Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success: 12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence / Edition 1

by John Wooden, Steve JamisonJohn Wooden
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“Each member of your team has the potential for personal greatness; the leader’s job is to help them achieve it.”


Coach Wooden’s Leadership Game Plan for Success
presents a unique opportunity to study under the man ESPN hails as “the greatest coach of the 20th century.” Practicing character-based leadership before the term was invented, John
Wooden consistently led his legendary teams to victory and has since taught countless business leaders his fundamentals for achieving and sustaining success.

Now, using this hands-on book based on the acclaimed John Wooden Leadership Course©,
you can “interact” with Coach 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 confi dence—but never arrogance
  • Practice moderation and balance in all that you do
  • Be a model of poise, grace, and reason—especially under pressure

Coach Wooden’s Leadership Game Plan for Success
drives home Mr. Wooden’s trademark 12 Lessons in Leadership and his famous Pyramid of Success.

When you base your leadership style and substance on Coach’s straightforward attitudes,
values, and principles, you’ll lead your team and business to success the Wooden way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071626149
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 02/18/2009
Edition description: Net
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 488,865
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Origins of Leadership
  2. The Pyramid of Success
  3. 12 Lessons in Leadership
  4. Good Values attract good people
  5. The Most Powerful 4 letter word
  6. Call Your self a Teacher
  7. Emotion is Your Enemy
  8. Ten Hands to Score a Basket
  9. Little Things Make Big things happen
  10. Make each day your masterpiece
  11. Carrot mightier than the stick
  12. Make Greatness available to everyone
  13. Seek significant change
  14. Don't Look at the Scoreboard
  15. Adversity is your Asset
  16. Reflections on Leadership

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