Who Wants to be a Champion?: 10 Building Blocks to Help You Become Everything You Can Be!

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Simon and Schuster, Mar 15, 2007 - Religion - 224 pages
Many people are so preoccupied with the stumbling blocks in their path that they have little time for the building blocks necessary to construct an exemplary life. Pat Williams believes it's time to clear the road and get on with the business of living a more fulfilling life. The culmination of twenty-five years of research and a lifetime of experience, this book challenges readers to get off the bench and throw themselves into living to their greatest potential. Williams is cofounder of the Orlando Magic, host of a radio show, father of nineteen children including fourteen he and his wife adopted, and an avid collector of stories and quotes. Williams delivers a rallying cry to anyone ready to become the champion God intended.
 

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WOW--nice job to Mr. Williams on this self help book--if you are looking for 10 simple steps to make your life more meaningful--then this book is for you. He has engaged the reader on true stories, real life steps and how to promote those in day to day activities. Read full review

Contents

Champions Are Made Not Born
1
Think the Right Kinds of Thoughts
13
Say the Right Kinds of Words
31
Set Specific Goals
47
Take Responsibility for YourActions
65
Choose the Right Kinds of Friends
83
Turn Failures into Strengths
101
Go the ExtraMile
117
Never Give Up
133
Remember That Character Counts
149
Live by the Faith Phenomenon
169
Putting It All Together
187
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Pat Williams is the senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic as well as one of America's top motivational, inspirational, and humorous speakers. Since 1968, Pat has been affiliated with NBA teams in Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia, including the 1983 World Champion 76ers, and now the Orlando Magic which he co-founded in 1987 and helped lead to the NBA finals in 1995. Pat and his wife, Ruth, are the parents of nineteen children, including fourteen adopted from four nations, ranging in age from eighteen to thirty-two. Pat and his family have been featured in Sports Illustrated, Readers Digest, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, The Wall Street Journal, Focus on the Family, New Man Magazine, plus all major television networks.

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