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a year of Wooden: week 28

Hi everyone! It’s time for this week’s year of Wooden challenge!

  • January: Drink deeply from good books.
  • February: Make friendship a fine art.
  • March: Help others.
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The Hall of Great Souls

Most of us have a tendency to get waaay too down on ourselves…and on each other. Consider this, you’re a member of the astonishing species that produced these “Great Souls:” Mahatma Gandhi, Buddha, Jesus Christ, Michelangelo, Leonard da Vinci, Mohammad, Lao Tzu, Isaac Newton, Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King, Charles Darwin, Eckhart Tolle, Oprah Winfrey, Nelson Mandela, and thousands upon thousands of other Great Souls or “Mahatmas.” … 1,075 more words

The Hall Of Great Souls

An Open Letter to David Shoemaker, CEO, NBA China

This evening, the sportsfan takes a break from graduate school (and the first week of his new internship) to digest some career advice from the top, halfway around the world. 463 more words


Buncombe charter school introduces athletics

A new charter school in Buncombe County is offering a select amount of athletics in its first year.

The Franklin School of Innovation plans to field boys and girls basketball, cross country and soccer teams for the 2014-15 school year. 810 more words


Character - Who's watching you?

John Wooden has a quote that I have subscribed to for most of my life. Part of it goes like this.

Character is what you do when no one is looking. 135 more words


Grooving Our Attitude

Coach John Wooden was head basketball coach at UCLA for 27 years. Coach Wooden won 10 national championships in 12 years, a record absolutely unprecedented in collegiate basketball. 403 more words

Jefferson Award Winners Coach Kids To Build Future Success

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) Thanks to modern culture, a lot of kids measure success by money, power, and status – at any cost. But this week’s Jefferson Award winners are coaching a different message at schools around California and their students are thriving. 353 more words

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