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Be Quick but Don't Hurry : Finding Success in the Teachings of a Lifetime ***Signed**

WOODEN, JOHN

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ISBN 10: 0743213882 / ISBN 13: 9780743213882
Published by SIMON & SCHUSTER, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Be Quick but Don't Hurry : Finding Success ...

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Book

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Be Quick - But Don't Hurry: Finding Success in the Teachings of a Lifetime

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John Wooden was named ESPN's Coach of the Century for the way he led his UCLA basketball team to the top of the sporting world in the 1960s and '70s. Andrew Hill was a rebellious and sparingly used reserve on the squad before becoming a successful television executive. While it's doubtful that either would have predicted it at the time, the lessons imparted on the court by Wooden eventually helped Hill reach the top of his profession. And in Be Quick--but Don't Hurry, named for one of the legendary coach's ubiquitous aphorisms, the now-grateful protégé translates that sage advice into 21 "secrets" that may help others realize similar accomplishments. Like the title, the counsel can usually be boiled down into short expressions that are deceptively simple. Examples include "Focus on effort, not winning," "Balance is EVERYTHING," "Failing to prepare is preparing to fail," and "The team with the best players almost always wins." To show their relevance and power, Hill fleshes them out with solid examples from the hardwood as well as the business world. And with the track record Wooden has compiled, who are we not to take them seriously? --Howard Rothman

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