Success Is a Choice: Ten Steps to Overachieving in Business and Life (Paperback)

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For Rick Pitino, the first coach to bring teams from three different schools to the Final Four, success isn t about shortcuts. Pitino's secret and the reason he has become both a great coach and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the nation is his strategy of overachievement. Now, in "Success Is a Choice," he takes the same proven methods that have earned him and his teams legendary status and gives you a ten-step plan of attack that will help you become a winner at anything you set your mind to:
.Build your self-esteem
.Set demanding goals
.Always be positive
.Establish good habits
.Master the art of communication
.Learn from good role models
.Thrive on pressure
.Be ferociously persistent
.Learn from adversity
.Survive your own success
An inspiring program that is as fun to read as it is practical, "Success Is a Choice" can make the difference between achievement and failure in your own life.
So much more than another Armani suit, Pitino has done a job of psychology and salesmanship that should serve as a how-to manual for his profession. "Chicago Sun-Times"
Pitino's track record is extraordinary . . . his personal style is also winning. "Time.

About the Author

RICK PITINO is the head basketball coach at the University of Louisville. He won the NCAA Championship in 2013 with the Louisville Cardinals and the 1996 NCAA Championship with the Kentucky Wildcats-the only basketball coach to win national titles at two different universities. He will formally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame on September 8, 2013. Pitino also was head coach at Providence College during its remarkable NCAA tournament in 1987, and in the NBA as head coach of the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics. He has written five business and leadership books, "Rebound Rules, Lead to Succeed, Full-Court Pressure, Born to Coach", and the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Success is a Choice".

ERIC CRAWFORD is an award-winning sports journalist in Louisville, Ky., where he writes and appears on the air for WDRB Television. He spent twelve years at the "Louisville Courier-Journal" newspaper, including six years as senior sports columnist. His work has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors and the Society for Professional Journalists, and has appeared in numerous newspapers as well as online for ESPN, The Sporting News and CNN.

Bill Reynolds is a sports columnist for the "Providence Journal-Bulletin" and the author of several previous books, including "Fall River Dreams "and "Success Is a Choice," with Rick Pitino. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780767901321
ISBN-10: 0767901320
Publisher: Broadway Books
Publication Date: February 27th, 1998
Pages: 288
Language: English