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The Power Of Negative Thinking

Author : Bob Knight
ISBN : 9780544027718
Genre : Business & Economics
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Using examples from his long career, a legendary basketball coach outlines the benefits of negative thinking, which helps build a realistic strategy that takes all potential obstacles into account.

The Positive Power Of Negative Thinking

Author : Julie Norem
ISBN : 0786725303
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 88. 11 MB
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How often are we urged to "look on the bright side"? From Norman Vincent Peale to the ubiquitous smiley face, optimism has become an essential part of American society. In this long-overdue book, psychologist Julie Norem offers convincing evidence that, for many people, positive thinking is an ineffective strategy--and often an obstacle--for successfully coping with the anxieties and pressures of modern life. Drawing on her own research and many vivid case histories, Norem provides evidence of the powerful benefits of "defensive pessimism," which has helped millions to manage anxiety and perform their best work.

Playing For Knight

Author : Steve Alford
ISBN : 9780671724412
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 52. 30 MB
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All-American basketball guard Alford tells the inside story on playing for the brilliant but volatile Indiana coach Bob Knight as the star guard for the Hoosiers, winners of the 1987 NCAA Championship.

Bob Knight

Author : Steve Delsohn
ISBN : 9780743243483
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 36. 92 MB
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A portrait of the controversial basketball coach traces his tenure with Indiana University and offers insight into the darker side of his personality as well as the methods that led to his numerous awards.

The Power Of Negative Thinking

Author : Tony Humphreys
ISBN : 9780717155514
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 88. 51 MB
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'negative' perils. They must not be removed until emotional safety is created. Only then can the hidden wounds of rejection be healed; only then can we move on to a greater level of maturity and happiness. 'The Power of Negative Thinking' was a ground breaking publication that successfully challenged many of the current ideas in psychology by making surprising and convincing claims.

They Call Me Big House

Author : Clarence E. Gaines
ISBN : 0895873036
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Coach Clarence Big House Gaines spent 47 year as as coach and athletic director at HCBU Winston-Salem State University. As such, he became the fifth-winningest coach in NCAA basketball history (behind Adolph Rupp, Dean Smith, Bobby Knight, and Jim Phelan of Mount St. Mary's College) and the winningest African-American coach. His autobiography recounts the early days of the game when players would show up at the bus station hoping for a scholarship, through the difficult days of Jim Crow segregation and eventual integration.

Eleven Rings

Author : Phil Jackson
ISBN : 9780753551271
Genre : Business & Economics
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During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important, he succeeded in never wavering from coaching his way, from a place of deep values. Jackson was tagged as the 'Zen master' half in jest by sportswriters, but the nickname speaks to an important truth: this is a coach who inspired, not goaded; who led by awakening and challenging the better angels of his players’ nature, not their egos, fear, or greed. This is the story of a preacher’s kid from North Dakota who grew up to be one of the most innovative leaders of our time. In his quest to reinvent himself, Jackson explored everything from humanistic psychology and Native American philosophy to Zen meditation. In the process, he developed a new approach to leadership based on freedom, authenticity, and selfless teamwork that turned the hyper-competitive world of professional sports on its head. In Eleven Rings, Jackson candidly describes how he: - Learned the secrets of mindfulness and team chemistry while playing for the champion New York Knicks in the 1970s - Managed Michael Jordan, the greatest player in the world, and got him to embrace selflessness, even if it meant losing a scoring title - Forged successful teams out of players of varying abilities by getting them to trust one another and perform in sync - Inspired Dennis Rodman and other 'uncoachable' personalities to devote themselves to something larger than themselves - Transformed Kobe Bryant from a rebellious teenager into a mature leader of a championship team. Eleven times, Jackson led his teams to the ultimate goal: the NBA championship six times with the Chicago Bulls and five times with the Los Angeles Lakers. We all know the legendary stars on those teams, or think we do. What Eleven Rings shows us, however, is that when it comes to the most important lessons, we don’t know very much at all. This book is full of revelations: about fascinating personalities and their drive to win; about the wellsprings of motivation and competition at the highest levels; and about what it takes to bring out the best in ourselves and others.

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