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Book of The Month: Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

by Don Smith

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Our personal development book of the month is “Coach Wooden and Me” by Kareem Abul-Jabbar.

Kareem, a former NBA star and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, explores his 50-year friendship with his coach in this touching memoir. Coach John Wooden was revered as one of the greatest coaches in basketball history, leading his UCLA team to win ten national championships in a twelve year period, including a record-setting 88 game win streak.

Personal Development Book Club Book of The Month Coach Wooden and Me


Read or listen carefully, and you'll pick up many life lessons out of this one. The joys of close friendship, what it takes to become a superstar, and the attention to detail and care for the people that they coach that great coaches have, it's all in here.

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About the Author 

Don Smith

The Personal Growth Channel founder, Don Smith also owns a technology company, has served on the board of directors for multiple companies, and enjoys seeing people achieve their goals. Happily married with five children, he lives in Springfield, Illinois.

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