[Ebook] ↠ Eleven Rings Author Phil Jackson – Thomashillier.co.uk

Eleven Rings During His Storied Career As Head Coach Of The Chicago Bulls And Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson Won Championships Than Any Coach In The History Of Professional Sports Even 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 WhatEleven 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.


10 thoughts on “Eleven Rings

  1. says:

    Good quick read Different look at all 11 championship runs It always amazes me at how much preparation, energy and thought go into a single game or series This book shows how mental the game of basketball is This is refreshing these days considering our country celebrates mediocrity and stupidity don t believe me watch TV It is also interesting to see his perspective on players like Jordan, Pippen, Kobe, and Shaq His ability to find various ways to motivate each player on his teams is wh Good quick read Different look at all 11 championship runs It always amazes me at how much preparation, energy and thought go into a single game or series This book shows how mental the game of basketball is This is refreshing these days considering our country celebrates mediocrity and stupidity don t believe me watch TV It is also interesting to see his perspective on players like Jordan, Pippen, Kobe, and Shaq His ability to find various ways to motivate each player on his teams is what allowed him to have the success he had Many look at Phil s accomplishments and give them the Stuart Scott crooked eye because he had very talented teams There isn t one successful coach in ...


  2. says:

    I can t exactly recall where I heard about Phil Jackson s book maybe on NPR or late night TV At any rate, I am not a huge basketball fan, but was intrigued about learning leadership lessons from this incredibly successful coach I think there are some pointers to be gleaned from this book that would particularly be helpful to educators looking at each person on your team or class as an individual and figuring out what makes them tick, finding common ground and treating others who are di I can t exactly recall where I heard about Phil Jackson s book maybe on NPR or late night TV At any rate, I am not a huge basketball fan, but was intrigued about learning leadership lessons from this incredibly successful coach I think there are some pointers to be gleaned from this book that would particularly be helpful to educators looking at each person on your team or class as an individual and figuring out what makes them tick, finding common ground and treating others who are different from you with respect, figuring out when to apply pressure to a group you are leading and when to back off, and generally learning to bemindful and living in the present and leading others to do so as well It s also interesting to imagine big, tough basketball players incorporating Phil s Zen oriented pursuits into...


  3. says:

    I love this book It s a perfect storm in reverse every good thing about it is enhanced by all the other good things that surround it.For a lifelong basketball fan with a deep interest in spiritual practice, creative improvisation, managing talent, and eliciting outstanding performance, it s a heady mix The book backfills my memory of the great games I still replay in my mind, going back to a limping Willis s unforgettable two shots in the final game against the Lakers in 1970 But it isI love this book It s a perfect storm in reverse every good thing about it is enhanced by all the other good things that surround it.For a lifelong basketball fan with a deep interest in spiritual practice, creative improvisation, managing talent, and eliciting outstanding performance, it s a heady mix The book backfills my memory of the great games I still repl...


  4. says:

    This latest installment of Phil Jackson s war stories presents his sports career, first as a double NBA champion with the New York Knicks, then as an eleven time NBA champion the current record with Michael Jordan s Chicago Bulls and Shaquille O Neal Kobe Bryant s LA Lakers The book covers this phenomenal career, but also focuses on Phil Jackson s life philosophy a combination of Zen Buddhism, Native American animist tribal beliefs, and bits and pi...


  5. says:

    Absolutely incredible book I highly recommend it to anyone venturing into a leadership role or anyone that would like to further their thoughts on spirituality and it s role in building a team I can t say enough about how important this book has been for me at a very pivotal point in my career.


  6. says:

    Review Phil Jackson has proven with his previous books that he is as skilled a writer as he is a basketball coach, and he shows it again with Eleven Rings This book is mostly a recap of his coaching stints with both the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers He talks about what he had to do to take these teams that were loaded with talent and make them blend together into a cohesive team in order to win all those championships.There are some aspects of leadership that books about business lead Review Phil Jackson has proven with his previous books that he is as skilled a writer as he is a basketball coach, and he shows it again with Eleven Rings This book is mostly a recap of his coaching stints with both the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers He talks about what he had to do to take these teams that were loaded with talent and make them b...


  7. says:

    Eleven Rings The Soul of Success was just the right book for me to read Two of my passions are learning about spirituality and following professional sports Long time NBA coach Phil Jackson discusses both these topics in depth in his new autobiography, giving a behind the scenes look at Jackson s eleven nba championship teams.On the basketball side, I enjoyed reading stories of Jackson s rise from a high school b...


  8. says:

    I m a born raised Chicagoan who grew up in the Michael Jordan era so I love Phil Jackson I was very curious to read something about Phil because his nickname is Zen Master and that s something I desire to be whether in actuality or just perception of peers remains to be seen I highlighted a lot in this book and I also saved numerous book titles to my to read list So in that way, the book was completely worth it for me I must say I kept thinking to myself there s probably so much mor I m a born raised Chicagoan who grew up in the Michael Jordan era so I love Phil Jackson I was very curious to read something about Phil because his nickname is Zen Master and that s something I desire to be whether in actuality or just perception of peers remains to be seen I highlighted a lot in this book and I also saved...


  9. says:

    In a way, this book served its purpose because it helped demystifying the relationship between Phil Jackson s spiritual mumbo jumbo and his incredible success as an NBA coach to me Of course it doesn t make sense to fans and bystanders, because we ve never had anything at stake together Truth is, when you perform at that level, against such an insane level of opposition, you look for every possible edge you can gain on the opposition, by thinking differently and forming a collective consciousn In a way, this book served its purpose because it helped demystifying the relationship between Phil Jackson s spiritual mumbo jumbo and his incredible success as an NBA coach to me Of course it doesn t make sense to fans and bystanders, because we ve never had anything at stake together Truth is, when you perform at that level, against su...


  10. says:

    The experience of watching the 90s Chicago Bulls defined my understanding of sport Year after year, we religiously watched the NBA playoffs The poise of Michael Jordan and his supporting cast made victory feel inevitable After each, we made a pilgrimage to a makeshift championship t shirt stand in the ballroom of Skokie s Holiday Inn, returning with the latest big head or ring shirt design.Phil Jackson s reputation as the zen master solidified during this period, but my understanding of The experience of watching the 90s Chicago Bulls defined my understanding of sport Year after year, we religiously watched the NBA playoffs The poise of Michael Jordan and his supporting cast made victory feel inevitable After each, we made a pilgrimage to a makeshift championship t shirt stand in the ballroom of Skokie s Holiday Inn, returning with the latest big head or ring shirt design.Phil Jackson s reputation as the zen master solidified during this period, but my understanding of his philosophies were sketchy at best At most, I recognized the absence of Ditka like rants in press conferences and on the sidelines Eleven Rings shows that was no mistake Jackson asks players to focus on a few core ideas know your role, stay loose, live in the moment He finds parallels between mindfulness and basketball that are both beautiful and ridiculous He bends a variety of eastern...