The Essential Wooden: A Lifetime of Lessons on Leaders and Leadership (Paperback)

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The acclaimed guide to leadership excellence and competitive success from one of America's greatest coaches: John Wooden
"Talent to spare, or spare on talent," Wooden writes, "a leader's goal remains the same, namely, getting the very best out of the people in your organization." In The Essential Wooden he tells readers how to do this and achieve championship results, whether you lead a small team or run a corporation.
When it came to managing a group of individuals and achieving world-class results, no one did it better than Coach John Wooden. This landmark leadership manual presents Wooden's own hand-picked directives and opinions to help you build a dedicated and driven team that performs under pressure.
Coach Wooden unpacks his famous Pyramid of Success and offers new perspectives on achieving Competitive Greatness, filling the entire book with his no-nonsense approach and keen insights on human nature. From Wooden's earliest days as a leader through his historic UCLA dynasty, The Essential Wooden distills a lifetime of learning into the leadership playbook for the 21st century.

About the Author

John Wooden ( guided the UCLA Bruins to ten NCAA basketball championships over a 12-year period, 7 of them in consecutive years including four perfect seasons and an 88-game winning streak. In 2003, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Steve Jamison is a best-selling writer and America's foremost author and authority on the life and leadership of John Wooden. He is a consultant to the UCLA Anderson School of Business' John Wooden Global Leadership Program.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781260129106
ISBN-10: 1260129101
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: February 12th, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English