Title: Beyond Basketball: Coach K’s Keywords for
Author: Mike Krzyzewski with Jamie K. Spatola
In this compact book Duke Basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski, walks the
reader through his keywords for success. On the surface it has the look of
one of those sappy, tired, A to Z motivational books. Thankfully there is no
attempt to retrofit a keyword to each letter of the alphabet!
Coach K, with the help of his daughter, Jamie Spatola, somehow manage
to make words like courage, empathy, and trust fresh. There are
interesting stories of family, friends, coaches, and team members,
inspirational quotes, and downright good advice.
Coach wraps it up with a great point. “This book does not have an
ending. There are always more words, more stories, more examples, and
heightened understanding.” In other words, the learning continues. We
continue to grow.
Whether you are a fan of Coach K or not, this is a good one to get your
heart pumping and spur you toward action.
V E N T U R E S , L L C