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Reach for the Summit

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ISBN-10: 0767902297

ISBN-13: 9780767902298

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Pat Summitt, Sally Jenkins

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Pat Summitt, head coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols, is a phenomenon in women's basketball.  Her ferociously competitive teams have won three NCAA championships in a row--1996, 1997, and 1998.  The 1997-98 Lady Vols posted a historic 39-0 record, prompting the New York Times, among many others, to proclaim them "the best women's college team ever." Now, in this groundbreaking motivational book, Pat Summitt presents her formula for success, which she calls the "Definite Dozen System." In each of the book's twelve chapters, Summitt talks about one of the system's principles--such as responsibility, discipline, and loyalty--and shows how you apply it to your own situation.  Along the way, she uses her own remarkable story as a vehicle for explaining how anyone can transform herself through ambition.  Pat Summitt will motivate you to achieve in sports, business, and the most important game of all--life.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: Broadway Books
Publication date: 3/2/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

JOHN STAUFFER is chair and professor of the History of American Civilization at Harvard University and the award-winning author ofThe Black Hearts of Menand other books on the Civil War era, includingGIANTS: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Foreword: The Threepeat Season
Prologue: Never Wait 'Til Next Year
Respect Yourself and Others
Take Full Responsibility
Develop and Demonstrate Loyalty
Learn to Be a Great Communicator
Discipline Yourself So No One Else Has To
Make Hard Work Your Passion
Don't Just Work Hard, Work Smart
Put the Team Before Yourself
Make Winning an Attitude
Be a Competitor
Change Is a Must
Handle Success Like You Handle Failure
Epilogue: Reach for the Summit
The Definite Dozen
All-Time Lady Vols
Lady Vols NCAA Champions