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Training camp : what the best do better than everyone else : a fable about excellence

Author: Jon Gordon
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2009.
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An inspirational fable by the author of the best-selling The Energy Bus follows the story of a short-statured football rookie whose constant struggles for acceptance are eased by his coach's introduction of nine life-changing lessons on how to develop mental strength and personal excellence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Gordon
ISBN: 9780470462089 0470462086
OCLC Number: 312636185
Description: xvii, 158 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Kick off --
Ankle sprain --
Press conference --
Pain --
The phone call --
Treatment --
Questions --
On the sideline --
The playbook --
The telescope --
Continuous improvement --
The benefits of a coach --
The myth --
The game day principle --
Ten percent better --
The microscope --
Mental zoom focus --
Patience --
Mental toughness --
Twenty ways to get mentally tough --
A bad day --
Heal strong --
Feeling better --
Preparation --
The cut --
Faith --
The fishing trip --
Story and belief --
Tests --
Pressure --
Seize the moment --
The breaking point --
The spotlight --
Celebration --
Final cuts --
Leave a legacy --
The day --
The coin --
The final lesson --
A new beginning.
Responsibility: by Jon Gordon.

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The fable tells of Martin Jones, an undrafted rookie trying to make it in the NFL who has spent a lifetime proving to the critics that a small guy with a big heart can succeed against all odds.  Read more...

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