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Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success
Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty


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Format: Hardcover, 368pp.
ISBN: 9781594205118
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
Pub. Date: May 21, 2013

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During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important, he succeeded in never wavering from coaching his way, from a place of deep values. Jackson was tagged as the “Zen master” half in jest by sportswriters, but the nickname speaks to an important truth: this is a coach who inspired, not goaded; who led by awakening and challenging the better angels of his players’ nature, not their egos, fear, or greed.

This is the story of a preacher’s kid from North Dakota who grew up to be one of the most innovative leaders of our time. In his quest to reinvent himself, Jackson explored everything from humanistic psychology and Native American philosophy to Zen meditation. In the process, he developed a new approach to leadership based on freedom, authenticity, and selfless teamwork that turned the hypercompetitive world of professional sports on its head.

In Eleven Rings, Jackson candidly describes how he:
  • Learned the secrets of mindfulness and team chemistry while playing for the champion New York Knicks in the 1970s
  • Managed Michael Jordan, the greatest player in the world, and got him to embrace selflessness, even if it meant losing a scoring title
  • Forged successful teams out of players of varying abilities by getting them to trust one another and perform in sync
  • Inspired Dennis Rodman and other “uncoachable” personalities to devote themselves to something larger than themselves
  • Transformed Kobe Bryant from a rebellious teenager into a mature leader of a championship team.
Eleven times, Jackson led his teams to the ultimate goal: the NBA championship—six times with the Chicago Bulls and five times with the Los Angeles Lakers. We all know the legendary stars on those teams, or think we do. What Eleven Rings shows us, however, is that when it comes to the most important lessons, we don’t know very much at all. This book is full of revelations: about fascinating personalities and their drive to win; about the wellsprings of motivation and competition at the highest levels; and about what it takes to bring out the best in ourselves and others.


 
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• "My approach was always to relate to each player as a whole person, not just a cog in the basketball machine. That meant pushing him to discover what distinct qualities he could bring to the game beyond taking shots and making passes. How much courage did he have? Or resilience? What about character under fire? Many players I've coached didn't look special on paper, but in the process of creating a role for themselves they grew into formidable champions." Pg. 14


 

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Phil Jackson is arguably the greatest coach in the history of the NBA. His reputation was established as head coach of the Chicago Bulls from 1989-1998; during his tenure, Chicago won six NBA titles. His next team, the Los Angeles Lakers, won five NBA titles, from 2000 to 2010. He holds the record for the most championships in NBA history as a player and a head coach. He also has the highest winning percentage of any NBA coach (.704). Jackson was a player on the 1970 and 1973 NBA champion New York Knicks. In 2007 Jackson was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. A former editor for Sports Illustrated and People, Hugh Delehanty is the co-author with Phil Jackson of the bestselling memoir, Sacred Hoops.



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Table of Contents

 
1The Circle of Love1
2The Jackson Eleven11
3Red25
4The Quest41
5Dances with Bulls62
6Warrior Spirit79
7Hearing the Unheard90
8A Question of Character110
9Bittersweet Victory120
10World in Flux134
11Basketball Poetry149
12As the Worm Turns168
13The Last Dance184
14One Breath, One Mind 202
15The Eightfold Offense213
16The Joy of Doing Nothing231
17One-Two-Three-Lakers!249
18The Wisdom of Anger262
19Chop Wood, Carry Water278
20Destiny's Children292
21Deliverance310
22This Game's in the Refrigerator 322
 
Acknowledgments335
Index 341
Credits355



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