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Legends aren't born. They're made.
When John Wooden finished eighth grade, his father gave him a handwritten card and said, "Son, try to live up to this." On the card, his father had written seven simple yet profound life principles. These principles were the key to Coach Wooden's greatness. Through powerful stories and advice, this book shares the wisdom that made Wooden happy and successful, not just in his career but in life. This inspirational book will encourage, challenge, and motivate you to build these principles into your own life so that you can impact the lives of others.
"I only spent three years at UCLA while Coach Wooden was still coaching, but I received a lifetime of positive influence from being around him. I'm positive that you will find this wonderful book as valuable and powerful as I have."--Dick Vermeil, former Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, and Kansas City Chiefs head coach
"John Wooden not only taught his players about basketball, he taught them how to live and appreciate life. I respect John Wooden as a great coach but more importantly as a great man."--Tommy Lasorda, former Los Angeles Dodgers Hall-of-Fame manager
"Drop everything you're doing and start reading."--Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University head basketball coach
"This book is loaded with Wooden wisdom that will deeply impact all of us."--Bill Parcells, Miami Dolphins executive vice president of football operations
"Coach Wooden was a master of getting people to perform at their maximum. This text will define why he was the greatest leader ever to grace the sidelines."--Dick Vitale, ESPN college basketball analyst
Pat Williams is senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic. He has almost fifty years of professional sports experience, has written seventy books, and is one of America's most sought-after motivational speakers.
Jim Denney is a writer with more than eighty published books to his credit. His collaborative titles include Reggie White in the Trenches, Undefeated, A Model for a Better Future, and numerous books with Pat Williams, including Go for the Magic.
Jim Denney, Author
Pat Williams, Author
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