An Enlightened View of Leadership and Success

He would have been 101 today… Here is renown basketball coach John Wooden’s twelve lessons in leadership:

  • Good values attract good people
  • Love is the most powerful four-letter word
  • Call yourself a teacher
  • Emotion is your enemy
  • It takes 10 hands to make a basket
  • Little things make big things happen
  • Make each day your masterpiece
  • The carrot is mightier than the stick
  • Make greatness attainable by all
  • Seek significant change
  • Don’t look at the scoreboard
  • Adversity is your asset

Now, on this his birth date, take a few minutes to review John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success: http://i.imgur.com/QtjuY.jpg

In his own words, Wooden sums up the meaning of success: “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.”

Certainly, John Wooden has provided us all with timeless advice.  Here’s to remembering a great man…

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