Moments of Impact

If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.

—Steve Jobs

The 1996 to 2000 New York Yankee dynasty was the team’s fifth dynasty, and perhaps the best. They were led by a manager who at age 55 transformed himself into a great leader—in part because he came to terms with a dark family secret that had haunted him since his childhood. After transforming himself, he did the same for his players by courageously stepping up and communicating key lessons in key moments. This manager arrived just in time for the rookie years of two players who would become all-time great players and first ballot Hall of Famers. The manager, Joe Torre, and the two players, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera, were extraordinarily humble and selfless—qualities ...

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