The 12 Leadership Principles of Dean Smith

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Total Sports Illustrated, 1999 - Business & Economics - 206 pages
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David Chadwick had a first-hand view of famed college basketball coach Dean Smith's winning formula on the court, playing forward for the Tar Heels and winning an NCAA title in 1969. In The 12 Leadership Principles of Dean Smith, Chadwick applies Smith's people-first methods for achieving individual success within a team framework to the business world, the community, the family, and beyond.

Coordinating the efforts of a wide range of personalities and striving toward goals without sacrificing the interests of the team are vital to success in the sports world. Chadwick ties these elements of Smith's philosophy and personal life, uncovering way to actualize potential within the office, the family, and the individual.

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About the author (1999)

David Chadwick began practicing with Shunryu Suzuki in 1966 at the age of twenty-one & was ordained by him in 1971. His acclaimed biography of Suzuki, "Crooked Cucumber" (Broadway Books), was a "San Francisco Chronicle" bestseller. He lives with his wife & son in Sonoma County, California.

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