4John Wooden’s 12 Lessons in Leadership 1. Good values attract good people.2. Love is the most powerful 4 letter word.3. Call yourself a teacher.4. Emotion is your enemy.5. It takes 10 hands to make a basket.6. Little things make big things happen
5John Wooden’s 12 Lessons in Leadership 7. Make each day your masterpiece.8. The carrot is mightier than the stick9. Make greatness attainable by all.10. Seek significant change.11. Don’t look at the scoreboard.12. Adversity is your asset.
6Pyramid of Success Industriousness Friendship Loyalty Cooperation “Success travels in the company of very hard work. There is no trick, no easy way.”Friendship“Strive to build a team filled with camaraderie and respect; comrades-in-arms.”Loyalty“Be true to yourself. Be true to those you lead.”Cooperation“Have the utmost concern for what's right rather than who's right.”Enthusiasm“Your energy and enjoyment, drive and dedication will stimulate and greatly inspire others.”
7Building Blocks of Success Self-Control“Control of your organization begins with control of yourself. Be disciplined.”AlertnessConstantly be aware and observing. Always seek to improve yourself and the team.”Initiative“Make a decision! Failure to act is often the biggest failure of all.”Intentness“Stay the course. When thwarted try again; harder; smarter. Persevere relentlessly.
8Building Blocks of Success Condition“Ability may get you to the top, but character keeps you there- mental, moral, and physical.”Skill“What a leader learns after you’ve learned it all counts most of all.”Team Spirit“The star of the team is the team. We super cedes me.”
9Building Blocks of Success Poise“Be yourself. Don’t be thrown off by events whether good or bad.”Confidence“The strongest steel is well-founded self-belief. It is earned, not given”
10Building Blocks of Success Competitive Greatness“Perform at your best when your best is required. Your best is required each day.”Faith and PatienceThese two words and ideas sit right next to a persons competitive greatness.
11Definition of Success by John Wooden “Peace of mind attained only through self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” Wooden
12Rules From his Father 1. Never try to be better than someone else. 2. Always learn from others.3. Never cease trying to be the best you can be that is under your control.4. If you obsess over things which you have no control it will adversely affect those things which you do have control of.
13Rules from his Father continued 1. Don’t whine2. Don’t complain3. Don’t make excuses, just go out and do to the best of your ability.
14Reputation vs. Character Reputation is how you are perceived to be by others.Character is what you really are.Character is much more important than what you are perceived to be.They may not be one in the same.
15Three things players at UCLA were supposed to do 1. Get an education2. Play basketball3. Participate in social activitiesIf you let number 3 dominate over 1 and 2 you will find that you will have neither of them.
16The Rules 1. Never be late. 2. Be neat and clean. 3. Not one word of profanity.4. Never criticize a teammate.
17How to carry yourself in victory and defeat Coach Wooden never wanted someone who did not see the score of the game to be able to tell by the look on his players face what happened.
18Coach Wooden’s ideas on practice and the games. 1. Start on time and end on time.2. Not all change is progress.3. Coaches must always be patient.4. Savante; “The journey is better than the end.”5. Getting there is the fun.Practice is the journey, the game is the end.