The Game of a Lifetime: 9 Lessons for Young Athletes (and everybody else) to achieve real success in sports, career, family, and life
by Rick Popp
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The Game of a Lifetime is an enjoyable, practical, and easy-to-read, yet powerful book written primarily for young athletes and former athletes. However, it applies to anybody looking to lead a more successful and fulfilling life. In it, author Rick Popp shares how his personal development through athletics built a foundation for a long career in developing individuals, teams, and organizations in a Fortune 15 company, in his own business, and in raising a family. Through his personal journey, including his work with thousands of people and teams, and his experience and research of some of the most successful people in the world, Rick offers 9 Lessons filled with relatable stories, helpful insights, and inspirational quotes to help the reader achieve real success by focusing on the areas of: being coachable, being a great teammate, playing your position well, mastering adversity, maintaining peak performance state, having a bias for action, developing discipline as a habit, getting the best of everyone, and choosing God as your guide.
"So many times I was told 'being an athlete will help your career yada yada yada' but this book gives good examples of HOW and WHY. As a young professional and retired athlete, this book was beneficial for me. As for high school and college players, it is a great book to remind them: yes, being an athlete will carry you throughout your personal and professional lives. Take pride in athletics, it is more than just sports!"
-- Emily, recent NCAA D1 collegiate volleyball MVP and young professional
"I've read many books on leadership over the years, but this one drives home simple but powerful lessons that we can all connect to and leverage on our personal journeys to continue to grow... as a leader and as a person."
-- Todd Penegor, President & CEO, The Wendy's Company, and father
"Rick has done an amazing job of simplifying a message for all with this book. It's for everyone who wants to continually learn and have success. Rick has ...
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
Length: 198 Pages (1,658 KB)Lending: EnabledAdded: Oct 18th, 2020