The Bowden Way: 50 Years of Leadership Wisdom

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Taylor Trade Publishing, Dec 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 280 pages
As head football coach at Florida State, Bobby Bowden has won two national championships and compiled an astounding resume of all-time credentials. Filled with personal anecdotes, famous names, and fascinating stories, The Bowden Way promises to be the leadership book that will redefine the game. With lessons from his years of coaching, this book puts readers inside the mind of a legend in modern sports.
 

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Being a '92 grad of FSU, Bowden's been a big part of my life (vicariously, of course). I'd actually read this book years ago, but thought I'd revisit it. It's one of those books you can learn a lot ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Having a Game Plan
3
Taking Charge
11
Setting a Personal Example
21
Living with Integrity
33
Loyalty
43
Humility
55
Work Habits
65
Morale
137
Salaries and Promotions
145
Confidentiality
155
Keeping a Professional Distance
163
Enthusiasm
173
Relating to Superiors
183
Dealing with the Public
193
The Media
205

Time Management
73
The Art of Persuasion
81
Hiring
91
Firing
99
Staff Meetings
109
Evaluating Performance
117
Meting Out Discipline
127
Handling Success
213
Dealing with Adversity
221
Changing with the Times
233
Age The Caveat
243
Conclusion
247
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