John Wooden & Success

In Dr. Probst’s talk on Wednesday, he asked the group to toss out some names of great leaders, past or present.  Tim Snow offered up John Wooden.  Great Call.

For those that may not be familiar, John Wooden is arguably the greatest college basketball coach of all time, winning 10 national championships at UCLA.  Loved by his players and universally respected for his wisdom and approach to teaching and leadership, his successes transcended sports for decades.  Despite passing away 7 years ago, his legacy and methods live on.

I encourage you to watch at least the first 14 minutes of the video below.  His lessons are applicable to life, not just in the ED, but in all we do…

“I coined my own definition of success, which is: Peace of mind attained only through self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do the best of which you’re capable.” – Wooden

For more videos, go to:  http://www.coachwooden.com/favorite-maxims

Click here for his book, on Amazon