The Little Book of Coaching: Motivating People to Be Winners

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Are the people who report to you giving you their best? Is each individual on your team performing to his or her fullest potential?For more than thirty years, renowned business consultant and bestselling author Ken Blanchard and legendary NFL coach Don Shula have motivated teams to peak performances. In their classic, authoritative work on coaching, "Everyone's a Coach, " they distilled their rich collective experience down to its key elements and shared their secrets for inspiring others to greatness.Now, by popular demand, Blanchard and Shula have created "The Little Book of Coaching, " capturing the essence of their classic in this indispensable motivational gem--a gift to their readers and fans.At the heart of this book is a simple acronym that describes the qualities of an effective leader: Conviction-driven--Never compromise your beliefsOverlearning--Practice until it's perfectAudible-ready--Know when to changeConsistency--Respond predictably to performanceHonesty-based--Walk your talkUsing a highly effective "tag-team" approach, Blanchard and Shula impart the five leadership secrets behind this acronym. Shula tells you how each coaching concept worked on the field, and then Blanchard explains how you can apply each strategy in a leadership situation.Instructive and inspirational, "The Little Book of Coaching" is the essential handbook that will teach you how to unleash excellence in anyone.

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Bestselling author of The One Minute Manager and legendary NFL coach team up together to share their secrets for inspiring others to greatness.

For more than thirty years renowned business consultant and top selling author Ken Blanchard, and legendary NFL coach Don Shula, have motivated teams to achieve excellence.

At the heart of the book is a simple acronym that describes the qualities of an effective leader:
C onviction-drive – Never compromise your beliefs
O verlearning – Practice until it’s perfect
A udible-ready – Know when to change
C onsistency – Respond predictably to performance
H onesty-based – Walk your talk.

Using a highly effective ‘tag-team’ approach, Blanchard and Shula impart the five leadership secrets behind this acronym: Shula explains how each coach concept works on the field, and then Blanchard explains how you can apply each concept to a leadership situation.

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"Don and Shula and Ken Blanchard, two All-Pros, have authored a Super Bowl winner. This is a great team - and a great book."- Tom Peters, author of "In Search of Excellence""Fascinating reading! Out of the abundance of their minds and hearts, two great coaches share their lifelong learnings, practical insights, and inspirational values. Truly one plus one equals three or more."- Steven Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People""Coach Shula and I have gone head-to-head with our football teams, and it was always a great challenge to go up against one of the best. Now that he's added Ken Blanchard to his team, this book has got to be a winner."- Tom Landry, Former Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys"Successful people have a system. The Shula/Blanchard winning system is a combination of detail, simplicity and common sense. Whether you're a coach, bank president, parent, or corporate leader, I believe you will benefit from this book."- Pat Head Summit, Head Coach, Tennessee Lady Vols, Three-time NCAA Basketball Champions"If you implement the coaching secrets in this book, you can make a tremendous difference in your own life and the lives of those around you."- Hyrum W. Smith, author of "Ten Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management""If you need to help someone succeed who's important to you, read this book. It's a coaching winner!"- Raymond Floyd, PGA Golf Professional

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