Why Leadership is Teaching Character is More than the Truth Maximize Your Assets The Key to Enthusiasm Give Credit to Lesser Roles Deliver or Depart Why Ego can be a Good Thing Know the Levers of Success How to Create Trust Taking team to next level Don't mistake activity for achievement Don't be a Pushover Do Your Best and You'll Never Lose Take Pride in Efficiency Make 2 + 2 = 6 Confidence comes from Confidence Create No Second Class citizens Instead of the East Way The First Law of Communicating The Four (4) Clues to Success Help Overcome Fear of Mistakes The Sound of Enthusiasm Why onlookers are onlookers Don't Kick the Wheels Criticize in Good Times, Command in Bad Be Quick, but Don't Worry The Leader's Toolkit Superstars and Unsung Heroes Disappointment vs. Misery Why making someone feel good about what they've done is more productive than making someone feel bad about what they should have done Use More Carrots than Sticks The 3 E's: ego, efforts, excellence!
John Wooden (1910-2010), guided the UCLA Bruins to ten NCAA basketball championships over a 12-year period, including four perfect seasons and an 88-game winning streak. He was named ESPN's "Greatest Coach of the 20th Century" and voted "#1 Coach of All Time" by The Sporting News. Sports Illustrated said it best when they said: "There's never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden, or a finer coach." In 2003 John Wooden was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Steve Jamison is America's foremost author and authority on the life and philosophy of John Wooden. Mr. Jamison is a consultant to the UCLA Anderson Scool of Business' John Wooden Global Leadership Program. He has collaborated with Coach Wooden on an award-winning PBS presentation as well as several books, including the classic book on teaching and mentoring, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections.