Wooden on Leadership: How to Create a Winning Organizaion

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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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Publisher
McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Apr 26, 2005
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9780071467100
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / General
Business & Economics / Management
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This content is DRM protected.
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John Wooden
Lead your teams to championship-level performance!

TWO eBOOKS IN ONE!

Hailed by ESPN as the “greatest coach of the 20th Century,” John Wooden is legendary for his extraordinary leadership both on and off the basketball court.

Now, you can apply his game-changing leadership methods to your own organization using Wooden’s Complete Guide to Leadership. This two-in-one eBook set provides everything you need to know for inspiring people to take on every challenge with confidence, reach their full potential on a daily basis, and contribute their share to overall organizational success.

Wooden on Leadership
A compelling look at the leadership methods of a coaching legend, this Wall Street Journal bestseller reveals John Wooden’s 12 Lessons in Leadership and his acclaimed Pyramid of Success.

Wooden on Leadership outlines methods you can use to build 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.

“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 of The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People

Coach Wooden’s Game Plan for Success
Based on the acclaimed John Wooden Leadership Course©, this hands-on guide lets you “interact” with Coach Wooden 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 confidence—but never arrogance; practice moderation and balance in all that you do; and serve as a model of poise, grace, and reason—especially under pressure.

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