Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success by John Wooden
12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence

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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.


About John Wooden

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John Wooden is one of two men to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame twice--as a player & as a coach. He was named "Coach of the Century" by ESPN, California "Father of the Year" in 1964, Sports Illustrated's "Sportsman of the Year" in 1973, & AYA Humanitarian of the Year in 1995. He lives in Encino, California. JOHN WOODEN and his historic UCLA dynasty won 10 NCAA championships in 12 years, including 88 straight games. Named Coach of the Century by ESPN and hailed as a leadership genius by corporate America, Mr. Wooden's published work includes the bestsellers "Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections" and "Wooden on Leadership," Visit his official website at STEVE JAMISON is America's preeminent authority on John Wooden's leadership philosophy and methodology. A popular speaker, Mr. Jamison has collaborated with Mr. Wooden on several bestselling books and an award-winning PBS presentation. Visit
Published March 11, 2009 by McGraw-Hill. 298 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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