Beyond Basketball Coach K's Keywords for Success

ISBN-10: 044658049X

ISBN-13: 9780446580496

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mike Krzyzewski, Jamie Krzyzewski Spatola

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The Duke University menrsquo;sbasketball team has served as the gold standard incollege athletics for well over twodecadeshellip;.and thatrsquo;s all because ofthe extraordinary impact of Mike Krzyzewski, the highly-respected coach of the Duke squad.Coach Krsquo;sreputation as a teacher of young men has transcended hisextraordinary success as a coach. The Duke team is alwaysranked at the top of the college game, year in and yearout but whatrsquo;s truly remarkable about Coach Kare his players and the legacy they leave behind: GrantHill, Shane Battier, Elton Brand, Bobby Hurley, and onand on -- these are not just great basketball playersbut individuals who have become true leaders in Americansociety, all thanks in large part to Coach Krsquo;sleadership. So how does he do it? In this he reveals histips, advice and time-tested guidance on how he coachesand educates his players about life beyond basketballcourt Starting with the 4 most important wordsldquo;I believe in yourdquo; Coach K provideshis personal philosophy on how to cope with winning, howto cope with losing, how to rely on onersquo;steammates, the importance of discipline, the rewards oftaking pride in onersquo;s work, and much, muchmore.
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List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 10/10/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Mike Krzyzewski was born on February 13, 1947. He graduated with a B.S. degree from West Point and served five years as an officer in the United States Army from 1969 to 1974. He held coaching positions at Indiana University and West Point before becoming the head coach of the Duke Men's Basketball Team in 1980. He is a 12-time National Coach of the Year award winner and in 2001 he was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame. He was the head coach of the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team program for 2006-2008.

Introductionp. xi
Adaptabilityp. 1
Adversityp. 4
Balancep. 9
Beliefp. 9
Carep. 19
Challengesp. 23
Collective Responsibilityp. 26
Commitmentp. 30
Communicationp. 33
Couragep. 38
Crisis Managementp. 43
Culturep. 48
Dependabilityp. 51
Empathyp. 54
Enthusiasmp. 57
Excellencep. 62
Failurep. 66
Familyp. 71
Friendshipp. 77
Fundamentalsp. 81
Giving Backp. 85
Guidancep. 89
Imaginationp. 92
Integrityp. 97
Learningp. 101
Lovep. 105
Motivationp. 108
Next Playp. 112
Ownershipp. 117
Passionp. 121
Poisep. 126
Pressurep. 130
Pridep. 135
Respectp. 140
Selflessnessp. 145
Standardsp. 149
Talentp. 152
Trustp. 157
Willp. 162
Workp. 165
Conclusion: The Fistp. 169
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