Tag: John Wooden

June 14, 2010

Wooden – A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court

Coach Wooden is one of the great men of modern time who exemplified the balance of family, success and contribution. If you read any Coach Wooden book, this is the one I recommend. This easy-to-read book begins at his foundation: family, values and virtues and then discusses and offers wisdom on the topics of success, achievement, competition and leadership. I’ve pulled some of my favorite quotes from the book to share with you: “Being a role model is the most […]

June 7, 2010

Coach Wooden

Coach Wooden was voted by sports writers as the greatest coach of any sport in the 20th century. His UCLA teams won 10 national championships, by far the most ever. But it was not these successes alone that made his such an amazing man. It was his values- what he stood for: The Importance of Marriage and Family, Integrity and Character, Sacrifice and Teamwork. Preparation, Preparation and Preparation. Focus on the Effort, not the Results.