CHAPTER 2

How to Win Well in Every Situation

“‘Think simple’ as my old master used to say—meaning reduce the whole of its parts into thesimplest terms, getting back to first principles.”

–FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

In this chapter we share four foundational Winning Well principles: confidence, humility, results, and relationships. In the Action Plan at the end of this chapter you can complete a Winning Well assessment to identify areas where you already excel, and behaviors that could use additional focus.

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“Don’t throw fish!”

There aren’t many places you’d hear that sentence spoken—unless you spend time in children’s classrooms. Then, all bets are off.

David began his professional career as an educator. When you’re trained as a teacher, one of ...

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