The more I read John Wooden’s book, Wooden – A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court, I realize how many valuable lessons he brings to the table. The following six lessons come from this book:
1. Keep courtesy and consideration for others foremost in your mind, at home and away.
If you want something to change, you will need to change. I have written this before, but it came up again as I watched our sons’ soccer game. My wife commented on some things that she noticed. She has actually coached soccer before. I haven’t. Stand against a wall and bang your head against it. [...]
Just the other day my wife and one of our sons went to disassemble a 20′x30′ deck. We have been looking for someone that wanted to get rid of their deck for free. Well, maybe you should check out whether or not there is anything that is free. Anyway, we only could put about 1.5 [...]
A couple of months ago, I wrote something about budgeting your time. Most people hear the word, “budget” and immediately think about finances, which makes sense. Anyway, I wondered about how people budget their time or don’t budget their time. Then, in speaking with my father-in-law about something he heard on the radio, I thought [...]