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Coach: Lessons on the Game of LifeA story with a big heart about a boy, a coach, the game of baseball, and the game of life. “There are teachers with a rare ability to enter a child’s mind; it’s as if their ability to get there at all gives them the right to stay forever.” There was a turning point in Michael Lewis’s life, in a baseball game when he was fourteen years old. The irascible and often terrifying Coach Fitz put the ball in his hand with the game on the line and managed to convey such confident trust in Lewis’s ability…

Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success: 12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence (Business Skills and Development)“Each member of your team has the potential for personal greatness; the leader’s job is to help them achieve it.” ―JOHN WOODEN 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 achi…

Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life by Michael Lewis (2008-04-17)“Each member of your team has the potential for personal greatness; the leader’s job is to help them achieve it.” ―JOHN WOODEN 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 achi…

Quicklet on Michael Lewis' Coach: Lessons on the Game of LifeABOUT THE BOOK The book expands on an article, Coach Fitz’s Management Theory, Lewis wrote for The New York Times in 2004. A mere 90 pages, the book lacks definitive chapters. Instead, it is simply organized into sections that alternate between flashbacks from Lewis high school years of 1975-8, and his investigation of a conflict at his alma mater in 2004. Lewis constructs his story around themes of duality: past and present, boy and man, coach and parents, fans and critics, memory and investiga…

The Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager's Old-School Views on Success in Sports and LifeNow in paperback, and featuring a new foreword by the author, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny’s New York Times bestselling manifesto about what parents, coaches, and athletes get wrong about sports; what we can do better; and how sports can teach eight keys to success in sports and life.    Mike Matheny was just forty-one, without professional managerial experience and looking for a next step after a successful career as a Major League catcher, when he succeeded the legendary Tony L…

Faith in the Game: Lessons on Football, Work, and LifeAs head coach of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers for twenty-five years, Tom Osborne had one of the most impressive records in college football. Before retiring in 1997, he took his team to a bowl game every year, won three national championships in the last four years he coached, and ended his career boasting an almost unheard of 84 percent winning record. But while these numbers testify to an undeniable accomplishment, it has been another, more powerful force that has shaped Tom’s life: …

The Business of Being the Best: Inside the World of Go-Getters and Game ChangersHow the very best get to—and stay at—the top From the arenas of professional sports to the boardrooms of major businesses, a thin slice of peak performers dominates every field. What is their secret to success? Few people know what drives these world-leaders like sports agent Molly Fletcher. Not only has Fletcher herself risen to the top of a tough, male-dominated field—CNN dubbed her “the female Jerry Maguire”—but she has also represented hundreds of successful athletes, coaches, and b…

Lessons From the Legends: Defense: The Authoritative Reference on All Aspects of Defense from the Most Respected Coaches in AmericaWritten for both coaches and fans who love the game, this extraordinary book features the defensive coaching insights of 33 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coaches, including Larry Brown, John Wooden, Jody Conradt, Pete Newell, and Adolph Rupp. Each coach has his own section consisting of his legacy with bullet points highlighting their contributions to the game, followed by their biography, a scouting report, and lessons and instruction accompanied by easy-to-read diagrams….

Lessons From the Legends: Offense: The Authoritative Reference on All Aspects of Offense from the Most Respected Coaches in AmericaWritten for both coaches and fans who love the game, this extraordinary book features the offensive coaching insights of 33 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coaches, including Larry Brown, John Wooden, Jody Conradt, Pete Newell, and Adolph Rupp. Each coach has his own section consisting of his legacy with bullet points highlighting their contributions to the game, followed by their biography, a scouting report, and lessons and instruction accompanied by easy-to-read diagrams….

A Fairway to Heaven: My Lessons From Harvey Penick On Golf And LifeWritten for both coaches and fans who love the game, this extraordinary book features the offensive coaching insights of 33 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coaches, including Larry Brown, John Wooden, Jody Conradt, Pete Newell, and Adolph Rupp. Each coach has his own section consisting of his legacy with bullet points highlighting their contributions to the game, followed by their biography, a scouting report, and lessons and instruction accompanied by easy-to-read diagrams.The late Ha…