Process focused, growth minded individual
Didn’t focus on results or outcomes
The scoreboard will take care of itself if you focus on the process
Become a little better each day
Encouraged players to become 1% better every day -> adds up over time
Limit outside noise, or the uncontrollable’s, focus on the controllable’s
The only thing that matters is TODAY
Your career = today + today + today…etc.
Identify what you need to do and commit to it.
Kaizen = process of continuous improvement
Gratitude is a fundamental value of good leaders
Have a great deal of perspective. Recognize the great things that you DO have
Proven Happiness booster
There’s a difference between striving for perfection and actually attaining it
Doing the best with what you have, that’s what counts.
-Fall in love with the process-
It’s not bad to want perfection but it may not always be realistic
The Realistic Optimist
Set achievable and clear goals, work hard towards them, keep thoughts positive
Find the sweet spot. Not too lofty, not too easy.
“We should keep our dreams within the realm of possibility— difficult but possible—and make every effort to achieve them.” Wooden
Must take care of the small details in order for the big things to be possible. Little things = Big things
Wooden created a culture that fostered attention to detail
Taught players how to put on their socks
Identify the staples of your life and simplify.
No shortcuts. Focus on the process
- Exercise/Train daily
- Invest in relationships
- Eat well
Wooden on success
Do YOUR best
Only you know what your 100% is and if you’re giving everything
Can’t b.s. the mirror
Championships, awards, and fortune are all products of success
It’s all about the team
Put more significance on the team than your own achievement