Learn the key ideas of the book by S. Jamison , John Wooden

Wooden

Coach Wooden's thoughts for your business strategy

From the direct experience of the basketball coach John Wooden, comes Wooden, a concentrate of lessons on wisdom. In Wooden we get to know the personal philosophy of the author, who offers us advice based on his life experience, from childhood to what led him to become the greatest basketball coach of all time.

Wooden
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Many useful tips to:

  • Help managers, parents, teachers and coaches, who need some simple and effective advice to carry out their job.
  • Help those who believe that the words of a wise man, a mentor, a coach who has achieved success with honesty, hard work and kindness can be of use.
  • Help sportsmen who want to see fair play and...style lessons.

The author of the book:

Steve Jamison, a bestselling author, has collaborated with Wooden on the creation of several bestsellers. Jamison is the executive producer of the John Wooden Leadership Course at UCLA.

John Wooden (Hall, Indiana, 1910 - Los Angeles, California, 2010) is considered the greatest basketball coach of all time, a legend of this sport. He won 10 national championships with UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) over a 12-year period, between 1964 and 1975, of which 7 consecutively.

IDEA CHIAVE 1/32

Parents as role models for children

Parents must be an example for their children. Being a role model is the most powerful form of education. Young people need role models rather than criticism.

John Wooden grew up on a farm in Indiana and his parents were his first mentors. His mother taught him what it means to work hard, and that working hard is part of life. His father was a man of extraordinary inner strength, he had strong moral principles, which he passed on to his four children simply by the way he lived his life. He was a good, strong and positive man who never spoke badly about anyone, he was the type of man Wooden tried to become.

  

The key ideas of "Wooden"

01.
Parents as role models for children
02.
How to behave properly
03.
The "seven things to do" in life
04.
Give it away to get it back
05.
Family
06.
Your very essence: character
07.
Striving for perfection
08.
Live as if it were your last day
09.
"Good manners" never get old
10.
Being happy means being at peace with yourself
11.
Six ways to get the best out of people
12.
Do your best to achieve success
13.
Focus on preparation
14.
Do an honest self-evaluation
15.
Don’t let the opinions of others count
16.
Realistic goals
17.
Tips to achieve success
18.
Do your best
19.
Winners make more mistakes
20.
Can victory be controlled?
21.
How to recognize a champion
22.
Give it your best
23.
Keep your ego and arrogance in check
24.
No tricks
25.
Take into account real abilities
26.
Balance in basketball and in life
27.
What should a leader do
28.
Losing and winning in style
29.
Preparation
30.
Pyramid of Success
31.
Quotes
32.
Take-home message
 
 
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