John Wooden Defines True Success

Back in 1934, John Wooden started fleshing out his definition of success – something that shaped his teaching and coaching for decades to come. His definition is not about power, prestige, and material possessions. It’s about something more uplifting. Filmed back at the TED conference in 2001, Wooden elaborates on this philosophy handed down by his father. RIP coach and teacher.

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  • Shelley says:

    He is a product of the era I write about, and clearly a product of the values of that time as well. I have also heard that he wrote a very moving “letter” to his deceased wife years ago.

    Let us hope that now they are reunited.

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