Want to "hit the ground running" in life? Pat Williams, Senior Vice President of the NBA's Orlando Magic, knows about chasing after success. In his captivating manual, he shares six timeless principles, personal stories, and key bullet points to help you learn about controling what you can patience, simplicity, paying your dues, attention, and confronting problems.
ISBN: 9780830748877 ISBN-13: 9780830748877 Availability: In Stock
Everyone wants to pursue a life of meaning, a life that mattersa life of authentic success and lasting satisfaction. But whats the secret to living the life youve always dreamed of? In this personal, relevant and engaging book of wisdom, Pat Williams shares six powerful, practical insights that aren't taught in schook, but are essential in the pursuit of a successful and rewarding life. Packed with page-turning stories, The Pursuit illustrates the life-changing concepts Pat learned from his mentor, R.E. Littlejohn, long-time co-owner of a minor league baseball club and Pat's former boss. These six principles are at the heart of this captivating quick-start manual for anyone who wants to hit the ground running and take on the world. They are: control what you can (and let go of everything else); be patient; keep it simple; pay your dues (because experience matters); pay attention to the little things; and don't run from problems.
PAT WILLIAMS is Senior Vice President of the Orlando Magic, the NBA team he co-founded in 1987. He has been involved in professional sports for over 45 years and has been affiliated with NBA teams in Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia, including the 1983 World Champion 76ers. He is one of Americas top motivational speakers and is the author of 44 books, including Go for the Magic, How to Be Like Jesus, The Paradox of Power, Coaching Your Kids to Be Leaders and The Warrior Within. Pat lives with his wife, Ruth, in Winter Park, Florida. He is the father of 19 children, including 14 adopted from 4 foreign countries.