Coach K's Keywords for Success
Category: Career & Self-Development
One of college basketball’s greatest coaches teaches you how to make the right plays to succeed in life and in business.
In this summary, you will learn
- What life lessons matter most to champion Duke University Coach Mike Krzyzewski
- How to utilize the power of words
- How your experiences can inspire others
- Why a team’s strength is always greater than its individual components
Why you should read Beyond Basketball
If outlining winning plays and recruiting talented players was all that mattered, Mike Krzyzewski would have plenty of company at the top of college basketball. But there’s a reason why “Coach K” stands alone, with his three NCAA championships at Duke University and a dozen National Coach of the Year awards: Like other great leaders in sports and business, he is a master motivator. His players believe in him and trust him. In this pep talk, he focuses on keywords that evoke life lessons. Although basketball is front and center, this is more of a motivational book than a sports book. getAbstract believes that anyone who wants an inspirational boost should play along.
About the Authors
Mike Krzyzewski has coached Duke University’s basketball team since 1980, winning three NCAA championships and 12 National Coach of the Year awards. He is executive-in-residence at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and the Coach K Center for Leadership and Ethics. Writer Jamie K. Spatola, a Duke graduate, is his daughter and the wife of an Army captain.
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