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Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success: 12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence by Steve Jamison, John Wooden

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PART IORIGINS OF LEADERSHIPA COMPASS FOR CORE VALUES

THE ORIGIN OF MY LEADERSHIP

My Compass For Core Values | by John Wooden

The best man I’ve ever known is my father, Joshua Hugh Wooden. He was also my greatest teacher. What Dad taught me, and how he taught it, had a most profound impact on what I did professionally.

In style and substance, much of what I taught in 40 years as a leader and coach can be traced back in some manner to his own teaching, his own example back on our farm in Centerton, Indiana.

My father had a commonsense kind of wisdom. A man of few words, when Joshua Hugh Wooden said something, he really said something.

My dad

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