Woodenisms

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John Wooden was arguably the greatest coach, the greatest leader, of all time. These Woodenisms, a collection of his wisdom and sayings, will inspire, motivate, and prepare you for any challenge you face. Woodensims provide good common sense, and will assist you in being a leader and a team player, and will also give you strength to carry on in whatever you do. Their pedigree, of course, is gold standard. Many of these Woodenisms have been distributed individually. They have also been used in magazines and newspapers, and in presentations by Coach and other speakers. Now they are collected here, yours to cherish and enjoy as you strive for success in all areas of your life.

These Woodenisms, a collection of the wisdom and sayings of former UCLA Basketball Coach John Wooden, will inspire, motivate, and prepare you for any challenge you face. Many of these Woodenisms have been distributed individually. They have also been used in magazines and newspapers, and in presentations by Coach and other speakers. Now they are collected here, yours to cherish and enjoy as you strive for success in all areas of your life.


The John Wooden Pyramid of Success:
The Authorized Biography, Philosophy and Ultimate Guide to Life, Leadership, Friendship and Love of the Greatest Coach in the History of Sports

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The John Wooden Pyramid of Success features the words and values of the master: the official Pyramid of Success Lecture, Coach Wooden’s favorite maxims, interviews with him about his life and philosophy, and thirty photos of Wooden throughout his life. Wooden is the consummate businessman, who during the last twelve years of his job obtained a virtual monopoly on the national title for collegiate basketball. Learn how he did so as the master strategist, psychologist, motivator, and example. Husband, father, friend, educator, poet, athlete, Hoosier, and just plain great guy, Coach Wooden’s story and approach to life is an inspiration for all ages. At last, the complete story is told. For the inside story of a true hero in sports and life, this is indispensable and joyous reading. Features original interviews with his family, players, and friends.

About Coach Wooden:
John Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball player and coach. Nicknamed the “Wizard of Westwood ” he won ten NCAA national championships in a twelve-year period as head coach at UCLA, including a record seven in a row. One of the most revered coaches in the history of sports, Wooden was beloved by his former players. He also was known for his short, simple, inspirational messages to his players, including his “Pyramid of Success.” These “Woodenisms” often were directed at how to be a success in life, and in basketball.


What Took You So Long: Poems for People in Love

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Author, songwriter, and attorney Neville Johnson has been writing amazing poems and lyrics for more than two decades. Now it is time to share 167 of these very special words and rhymes that honor the magic and mystery of romantic love, and then celebrate what happens when it all goes well.

These poems were all written for Neville’s wife, Cindy, but they apply to everyone who is in a relationship, everyone who is in love. Each of these funny, sweet, quirky, and heartwarming poems were written in love, and about love. Don’t be surprised about the impact they make, because love makes life worth living.

From Midwest Book Review: If you only have time in your life for just one book of poetry, or as a librarian if you only have the budget to add one more book of poetry to your collection, then make it “What Took You So Long: Poems for People in Love”––and you’ll never regret it.

(Neville L. Johnson)