Lessons from Sports

Athletic competition offers a familiar but meaningful metaphor for winning, succeeding, pursing excellence and being disciplined. From deciding how to attack business challenges to seeking personal motivation, the answers you want may come from the multifaceted world of sports where learning to play ball has a myriad of meanings.


Summaries

How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

Maria Konnikova

Penguin Press, 2020

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A True Story of Tragedy and Resurrection in the American Heartland

Steve Beaven

Amazon Publishing, 2020

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An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

Gary Mack and David Casstevens

McGraw-Hill, 2002

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The Risk, Fear and Preparation Behind Free Solo

Peter Levine and Alex Honnold

A16Z, 2019

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From Good to Great to Unstoppable

Tim S. Grover and Shari Wenk

Scribner, 2014

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Inside Nike Running and Its Culture of Deception

Matt Hart

Dey Street, 2020

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The Battle for the Soul of a Game in an Age of Science

Brett Cyrgalis

Avid Reader Press, 2020

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Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

Alex Hutchinson

William Morrow, 2018

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Vince Lombardi on Leadership

Vince Lombardi Jr

McGraw-Hill, 2003

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The New Way to Win It All

Ben Reiter

Crown, 2018

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