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How to Treat Others With Respect

How to Treat Others With Respect

“Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.” –John Wooden This summarizes the way Coach Wooden believed we should all treat each other. Acting in this manner requires many great character traits. One of...
The Importance of Trusting Others

The Importance of Trusting Others

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will be in torment if you do not trust enough.” –Frank Crane This quote by Frank Crane, who was a Presbyterian minister, speaker and columnist, was a favorite of Coach Wooden’s and a core value he used to approach...
How to Provide Effective Discipline

How to Provide Effective Discipline

“You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.” –John Knox Coach Wooden often referred to this idea with regards to being effective when providing discipline. Effective discipline has two elements: It does not antagonize and it does influence. Coach expanded...
Today Is the Only Day That Matters

Today Is the Only Day That Matters

“When success turns your head, you face failure.” –Coach Wooden This quote was not about handling adversity but rather about managing success. When Coach Wooden was asked: “You won 10 national championships, seven in a row. Once you started winning those...
Why We Must Not Dread Adversity

Why We Must Not Dread Adversity

Those who have never suffered adversity, never experience the true meaning of success. Coach Wooden defined success as peace of mind attained only through self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do the best of which you’re capable. We should welcome...
Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to Others

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to Others

“The great secret of life is to cultivate the ability to appreciate the things you have, not compare them.” –John Wooden In his book Wooden on Leadership with Steve Jamison, Coach wrote about his perspective: Americans, perhaps by nature, are most competitive. In...
Satisfy Your Own Expectations—Not Everyone Else’s

Satisfy Your Own Expectations—Not Everyone Else’s

“The goal is to satisfy not everyone else’s expectations, but your own.” –Coach Wooden Coach said the most important things his father taught him included never trying to be better than somebody else but never ceasing trying to be the best you can be, and always...
Where Real Happiness Comes From

Where Real Happiness Comes From

Real happiness comes from the things that cannot be taken away from you. This was one of Coach Wooden’s favorite ideas and one that he almost always spoke about when giving a speech—usually in the context of discussing the sixth item of his father’s Seven-Point Creed:...