How to Be Like Mike
Life Lessons About Basketball's BestBook - 2001
Drawing on more than eight hundred interviews with teammates, opponents, and referees, a guide by a popular motivational speaker and executive with the Orlando Magic looks at the life and career of Michael Jordan, focusing on those qualities--focus, passion, hard work, perseverance, and accountability--that have allowed him to live a life of greatness. Simultaneous. 100,000 first printing.
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Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. But hispre-eminence is more than just extraordinary athletic ability: the lessons ofhis life-such as focus, passion, hard work, perseverance andaccountability-have shaped him into one of the most revered celebrities of the20th century.
In this inspiring book Pat Williams, motivational speaker and senior vicepresident of the NBA's Orlando Magic, reveals Jordan's method for living alife of greatness that we can all incorporate into our lives. Fascinatinganecdotes and quotes from those who know Michael best provide a glimpse into apersona as sweeping and immense as any generation has ever witnessed. Pepperedwith examples from Williams's life and those of other star athletes andcelebrities, this uplifting book shows that we are, indeed, all capable offulfilling our full potential. Readers from all walks of life can appreciate andaspire to living life like a champion.
Offers anecdotes from Jordan's friends and associates about his focus, hard work, perseverance, and responsibility in an effort to inspire and motivate readers to achieve their full potential.