Souls of Steel: How to Build Character in Ourselves and Our Kids (Google eBook)

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Hachette Digital, Inc., Feb 14, 2008 - Religion - 288 pages
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Pat Williams has shown us what traits are vital for effective leadership and how to develop those skills in our children. In SOULS OF STEEL, he focuses on one specific trait: Character. He explains why character matters and why so many young people today think issues like character, integrity, morality, and truth are relics of a bygone era. He shows us that to be individuals who contribute positively to our world they must have SOULS OF STEEL.
  

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This book is truly an incredible book. This is such an impacting book and it just makes me so happy to learn about how to be known as full of integrity. This book is with out of doubt 100 percent, A plus, six stars out of five.

Contents

Character Versus Reputation
Something No One Can Take Away
People Who Stand Firm
Proud to Be His Son
A Mother Who Lights a Lantern
An Example of Courage and Character
How to Shape Your Childs Character
A Reflection of Character
Kindness and Compassion Flow from Humility
The Character Test
How to Raise Young People of Humility
It Doesnt Take Much
Love Is a Decision
Unconditional Love in Action
Love for the Marginalized People
Unconditional Love Is the Great Motivator

An Undivided Soul
Taking Off the Superhero Mask
All or Nothing
Parents Who Model Integrity
Lessons in Integrity
Ideas for Shaping a Childs Integrity
A Legacy of Integrity
I Hope You Like to Work Hard
Willing to Bus Tables and Set Up Chairs
The Job Was Way Bigger than I Was
The Power of an Uncompromising Work Ethic
How to Raise Diligent Hardworking Kids
Raising People of Character and Diligence
A Matter of Life and Death
The Traitor Within Us
A Strategy for SelfControl
Raising SelfControlled Kids in an OutofControl World
Seven Steps to Building Your Childs SelfControl
Under Control or Out of Control?
Courage Is Founded on Character
The Courage of Our Convictions
Never Too Young to Be Brave
How to Instill Courage in Your Kids
Pressing Toward the Goal Reaching for the Prize
You Win with Winnersand Winners Persevere
Finish the Drill
How to Encourage Young People to Persevere
The Anvil and the Hammer
Humility Defined
The Impact of an Athletes Humility
Team Love
Unconditional Brotherly Love
Love Demonstrated Through Charity
Service Is the Rent We Pay for Living
How to Raise Young People of Unconditional Love
We Must Not Think Evil of This Man
A Straight Shot to Responsibility
Learning Responsibility Through Sports
Humbled to Lead
Passing the Responsibility Test
How to Raise Responsible Young Souls
The Statue of Responsibility
What Is Faith?
Faith for the Journey
Faith Generates Character
Faith to Face Lifeand Death
How to Raise Young Souls of Faith
My Discovery of Faith
Character Is Essential to Teamwork
The Key to Winning
The Power to Triumph over Tragedy
Its All about Impact and Influence
Moms and Dads Can Be Heroes
Teachers Can Be Heroes
Coaches Can Be Heroes
Mentors Can Be Heroes
How to Be a Hero
Steel for Your Soul
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Pat Williams, one of the countries top motivational and inspirational speakers is Senior Vice President of the Orlando Magic and has more than 40 years of professional sports experience. Before joining the central Florida pro-basketball effort in 1986, Williams spent 12 seasons as General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Free-lance writer Jim Denney has written more than 40 books with a number of different authors, including Super Bowl champion Reggie White, "Star Trek" actress Grace Lee Whitney, supermodel Kim Alexis, and Orlando Magic executive Pat Williams. He lives in California with his wife and two children.

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