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  1. Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

    Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

    Narrator: Sean Runnette
    Runtime: 4.5 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Join John Wooden and Jay Carty to discover the building blocks and key values—from confidence to faith—that have brought Coach to the pinnacle of success as a leader, a teacher and a follower of God.
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  2. Great Teams

    Great Teams

    16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

    Author: Don Yaeger
    Runtime: 7.15 - Unabridged

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    "There is nothing more magical than watching a team come together, to manage adversity as a group, selflessly give to others, to find common purpose. Inspiring that to happen year-in and year-out is what keeps us in leadership. Don Yaeger has studied the best of the best. Now it is our turn to study this book.”—Mike Krzyzewski, five-time NCAA Tournament Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medal Winning Basketball coach, Duke University Men’s Basketball What makes a team great? Not just good. Not just functional. But great? Over the last six years, long-time Sports Illustrated associate editor Don Yaeger has been invited by some of the greatest companies in the world to speak about the habits of high-performing individuals. Delivering an average of 80 keynote speeches per year, Don was approached by his most consistent client, Microsoft, to develop a talk on what allowed some teams to play at a championship level year after year. From Microsoft and Starbucks to the New England Patriots and San Antonio Spurs, what do some organizations do seemingly better than most all of their opponents? Don took the challenge. He began building into his travel schedule opportunities to interview our generation’s greatest team builders from the sports and business worlds. During this process, he has conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the most successful teams and organizations in the country. From those interviews, Don has identified 16 habits that drive these high-performing teams. Building on the stories, examples, and first-hand accounts, each chapter in Great Teams comes with applicable examples on how to apply these characteristics in any organization. Great Teams is the ultimate intersection of the sports and business worlds and a powerful companion for thought leaders, teams, managers, and organizations that seek to perform similarly. The insight shared in this book is sure to enhance any team in its pursuit of excellence. Great Teams Understand the “Why” Great Teams Allow Culture to Shape Who They Recruit Great Teams Run Successful Huddles Great Teams Manage Dysfunction, Friction, and Strong Personalities Great Teams See Value Others Miss Great Teams Know How to Win in Critical Situations Great Teams Embrace Change Great Teams Build a Mentoring Culture Great Teams Have a Rallying Cry “IT TAKES A SPECIAL FORMULA TO CONSTRUCT CHAMPIONSHIP QUALITY TEAMS AND IN THIS BOOK BY DON YAEGER YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SEE HOW GREAT TEAMS ARE FORMULATED. DON YAEGER IS AWESOME, BABY, WITH A CAPITAL ‘A’!” –Dick Vitale, Hall of Fame broadcaster, ESPN Everyone wants to work on or play on a Great Team. The differentiator I’ve noticed is that the best teams pay close attention to and protect their culture and their people. Don Yaeger shows in this book that the same lessons are true on the sporting fields. There’s much to be learned within these pages and I know you’ll enjoy. –Gary Kelly, CEO and Chairman of Southwest Airlines “There are so many parallels between building a great sports team and building a corporate one, not the least of which that great culture makes amazing things possible. Great Teams by Don Yaeger provides a roadmap for all of us...in either of those worlds.”—GJ Hart, CEO, California Pizza Kitchen
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  3. Wreck My Life

    Wreck My Life

    Journeying from Broken to Bold

    Author: Mo Isom
    Narrator: Mo Isom
    Runtime: 4.68 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Inspiring Story of How Brokenness Leads to Bold Faith Jesus promises peace and trouble for his followers. But most of us accept the peace and are confused and angry when adversity comes our way. All-American soccer star Mo Isom knows the struggle firsthand. While her life seemed like a success, she was battling an eating disorder, the suicide of her father, and a horrific car accident. It wasn't until God wrecked her life that she discovered the glory of renewal through Jesus Christ and that wreckage can be sacred rather than scarring. Readers take the journey from broken to bold with her and learn to surrender their lives to the King who was wrecked on their behalf.
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  4. Under Par

    Under Par

    Celebrating Life's Great Moments On and Off the Golf Course

    Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
    Runtime: 4.0 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Hit the links with popular humorist and golf enthusiast Phil Callaway as he shares stories of friendship, faith, and failure he found while on the fairway. From tee to green and all points in between, join Phil in a celebration of one of the world's most exhilarating and exasperating pastimes. Aim for the flag as you enjoy anecdotes such as . . . The Itch-A long Canadian winter does nothing to stop some dedicated and determined early risers. The Backyard Classic-Scarcity and ingenuity give birth to the Airport Golf and Country Club, a unique course with eighteen fairways and only one green. Escape from the Hanoi Hilton-A prisoner of war passes time and wins the battle for his mind. Prayer on a Golf Course-Will one man's wish for an elusive hole-in-one be granted by God? Fore Is Short for Forgiveness-A dangerously errant drive leads to a lesson in mercy. Packed with unforgettable quotes, helpful tips, and amusing asides, Under Par will inspire you to never give up on the game you love . . . even when it doesn't love you back.
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  5. Redemption

    Redemption

    A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold

    Runtime: 8.0 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    This is the story of the most unlikely Olympic decathlete in history. Despite size and stature, Bryan Clay is the defending champion of the 2008 Olympic gold medal and winner of the 2004 Olympic silver medal in the decathlon. His journey is as inspiring as it is gritty, as troubled as it is triumphant.Far more than just a sports memoir, Redemption details the drudgery, devastation, and ultimate conversion that led Bryan to become a world champion. ô[God] had a plan when I believed that dreams never came true because, in my life, they never did,ö says Bryan. Through a remarkable series of events and devoted prayers of his mother, BryanÆs life was turned around into a victorious narrative of truly being redeemed.
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  6. Everything Is Possible

    Everything Is Possible

    Finding the Faith and Courage to Follow Your Dreams

    Author: Jen Bricker
    Narrator: Jen Bricker
    Runtime: 3.78 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Born without Legs, She Inspires Others to Overcome Jen Bricker was born without legs. Shocked and uncertain they could care for her, her biological parents gave her up for adoption. In her loving adoptive home, there was just one simple rule: "Never say 'can't.'" And pretty soon, there was nothing this small but mighty powerhouse set her sights on that she couldn't conquer: roller-skating, volleyball, power tumbling, and spinning from silk ribbons thirty feet in the air. Everything Is Possible is her incredible story--a story of God working out his plan for her life from beforeday one. Readers follow Jen from the challenges of growing up different to holding captive audiences numbering in the tens of thousands. Everything Is Possible shows readers what they can accomplish when they remove the words coincidence and limitation from their vocabulary. Filled with heart and spirit, as well as Jen's wit, wisdom, and no-holds-barred honesty, this inspiring true story points the way to purpose and joy. Foreword by Nick Vujicic.
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  7. Quiet Strength: A Memoir

    Quiet Strength: A Memoir

    Narrator: Tony Dungy
    Runtime: 4 Hrs. - Abridged

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    Leading the Indianapolis Colts to win Super Bowl XLI, Tony Dungy made history as the first African American coach to take home the Super Bowl trophy. He has overcome many obstacles to achieve success in life, both on and off the football field. In his memoir, Dungy shares the secrets to his unique leadership style. Find out the principles, practices, and priorities Dungy lives by in Quiet Strength.
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  8. Catch a Star

    Catch a Star

    Shining through Adversity to Become a Champion

    Narrator: Robin Eller
    Runtime: 6.75 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    When all she wanted was to fit in, Tamika Catchings stood out and felt left out, never knowing one day she'd stand out--as a basketball superstar and an inspiration. She faced being set apart by her hearing loss, separated from family, living up to high expectations, and the pain and discouragement of debilitating physical injury. Yet she reached for the stars with hard work, perseverance, and her faith in God. Through the silence, she found the way to shine. Catch a Star tells Tamika's story of overcoming: of leading the Indiana Fever to its first championship, being named one of the WNBA's top fifteen players in history, earning three Olympic gold medals, and founding the Catch the Stars Foundation to help young people achieve their dreams. Her story will inspire readers to face their doubts and fears, encouraging them to reach for their own stars, no matter what challenges come their way.
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  9. Racing to the Finish

    Racing to the Finish

    My Story

    Runtime: 5.05 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Dale Earnhardt Jr reflects on the recent events of his career---his 2016 concussion and his decision to retire from racing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series.
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  10. God and Football

    God and Football

    Author: Chad Gibbs
    Narrator: Chad Gibbs
    Runtime: 5.1 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    A die-hard football fan since childhood, Chad Gibbs travels to the twelve Southeastern conference schools during game day weekend in order to discover if football fanaticism in the South qualifies as idol worship.
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  11. Golf's Sacred Journey, the Sequel

    Golf's Sacred Journey, the Sequel

    7 More Days in Utopia

    Narrator: Chad Escue
    Runtime: 3.48 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Golf is more than a game. Behind every stroke and ace, there are hours of practice. Before every trophy, there is sacrifice. At every driving range, there are successes and failures. And inside every golfer, there is a story.  In Golf’s Sacred Journey, the Sequel, the book that follows bestselling Golf’s Sacred Journey, professional golfer Luke Chisholm returns to his winsome and wise mentor, Johnny Crawford for what he’s best at: advice. This time, Luke needs help of a different sort. He needs guidance on playing in the most difficult golf tournament in the world: the U.S. Open. Victory is in sight. From bestselling author and performance psychologist Dr. David Cook, Golf’s Sacred Journey, the Sequel is the fascinating byproduct of counseling thousands of athletes over the decades— from PGA Champions to Olympic athletes. His expertise weaves throughout this suspenseful and memorable sequel. Luke’s story unfolds from the practice course of Utopia, Texas, to the fairways of the U.S. Open. It’s there that T.K., Luke’s rival, re-enters the picture. Their rivalry comes to a head at the U.S. Open. Their clash is epic, the payoffs and costs are great. In this memorable book, readers will acquire lessons about golf and life that they never expected as Luke and T.K. overcome gripping fears, trials, and brokenness as they pursue their God-given dreams. Golf’s Sacred Journey, the Sequel will deeply inspire readers both on and off the green. This is a story of two golfers. This is a story of redemption. And in the end, it’s not just about a game.
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  12. A Year of Playing Catch

    A Year of Playing Catch

    What a Simple Daily Experiment Taught Me about Life

    Narrator: Jakob Lewis
    Runtime: 5.1 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Journey with prolific author and avid baseball fan Ethan Bryan on an exciting quest to play catch every day for a year, and discover the lessons he learned about the sacredness of play, finding connections, and being fully present to the human experience. Ethan Bryan played and wrote about baseball for years. Then his daughters challenged him to set out on a yearlong experiment: to play catch with someone every day. This experience led him across 10 states and 12,000 miles on a quest both quixotic and inspiring. Taking you from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to the home of the Daytona Tortugas in Florida, Bryan played ball and swapped stories with public school teachers, veterans, journalists, nurses, musicians, entertainers, entrepreneurs, athletes from every level--amateur to pro--and members of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Plus, he visited famous destinations such as the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Miracle League fields, and the original 'Field of Dreams' in Iowa. But throughout the book, Bryan reveals it's about much more than who he played catch with: it's what he learned from their vastly different stories. Lessons include: - How play can reignite a fire within you and transform your life - How to find joy in the simple things - How one life can impact a whole community - . . . and more. For baseball fans and everyone who loves a good story, A Year of Playing Catch is an inspiring journey about finding joy in the simple things, and the power of play to transform our lives.
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  13. The Duck Commander Family

    The Duck Commander Family

    How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty

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    This book provides an up-close and personal, behind-the-scenes look at the Robertson family—the stars of the exploding A&E show, <I>Duck Dynasty. </I>This Louisiana family operates Duck Commander, a booming family business that has made them millions. Get to know the whole family clan, including Willie and Korie’s four children. Listeners will even meet Willie’s fourth brother who wasn't in the first season of shows. Antics of growing up Robertson will have listeners roaring, and insights into the family’s faith reveals what really makes these people tick. <BR><BR>The book is structured around Robertson family meals. Chapters are titled around food items that represent each stage of the Robertson family life:<BR><BR>Chapter 1: Fried Balogna - Listeners will learn what it was like to grow up Roberston before all the fame and money came in. They'll see the Robertson boys fending for themselves as father Phil was out running nets and selling his newly invented duck calls and Miss Kay was out working to keep the family afloat.<BR><BR>2: Chicken Strips - Willie and Korie marry and work their way through college, as their lives are shaped and prepared to take the family business to another level.<BR><BR>3: Toast & Pizza - This chapter explores the meaning of "family" to the Robertsons, as it focuses on both the conflicts and cooperation of the Roberstson boys as they learn to appreciate each others differences and strengths and what it means to work together in a family business. <BR><BR>4: Duck Gumbo - Just like making great gumbo takes patience and time, so did building a duck dynasty. This chapter tells of Phil's passion and hard work in sticking with something he believed in and loved doing and how that patience and hard work has paid off.<BR><BR>5: Dumplings, Hot Water Cornbread, and Fried Squirrel - None of the Robertson's would be where they are today if not for matriarch Miss Kay. This chapter is all about the food, the family, the business; and how Miss Kay kept them all laughing through the good times and the bad.<BR><BR>6: Back Straps - Here we learn about Willie's passion for business, hunting, and friendships and how this led to his own company, Buck Commander, and his exciting encounters along the way.<BR><BR>7: Duck Wraps - Creating the perfect duck wrap is a cultivated art just like working with and motivating family workers who can't be fired. <BR><BR>8: The Burger - A personal look at how Willie and his father, Phil, share the same DNA and way of approaching life and success.<BR><BR>9: Fast Food - In this chapter listeners will get to know the beautiful Korie Robertson: how she juggles the balls of raising a family, helping to manage a buisiness, and looking great while doing it.<BR><BR>10: Road Kill - The journey to a successful family business and television show has been a long one--with a few bumps in the road. This chapter tells how the family stays together rain or shine and how, as Phil says, they all remain "happy, happy, happy."
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  14. Believe It

    Believe It

    My Journey of Success, Failure, and Overcoming the Odds

    Narrator: John Wilders
    Runtime: 6.88 hrs. - Unabridged

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    *New York Times Bestseller*Get ready to defy the odds when everyone’s counting you out.When the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback went down with a torn ACL in week 14 of the 2017 NFL season, many fans―and commentators―assumed the Eagles’ season was over.Instead, Nick Foles came off the bench and, against all odds, led the Eagles to their first Super Bowl victory in history.How did Nick get it done―winning MVP honors, silencing the critics, and shocking the world? How did the man who was on the verge of retiring just two seasons earlier stay optimistic and rally the team to an astounding win? How did he stay ready despite numerous trades and discouraging injuries, able to step up in the moment and perform at the top of his game?Believe It offers a behind-the-scenes look at Nick’s unlikely path to the Super Bowl, the obstacles that threatened to hold him back, his rediscovery of his love for the game, and the faith that grounded him through it all. Learn from the way Nick handled the trials and tribulations that made him into the man he is today―and discover a path to your own success.
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  15. Unscripted

    Unscripted

    The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary

    Runtime: 5.70 Hrs. - Unabridged

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    Ernie Johnson, Jr., has been in the game a long time. With one of the most recognized voices in sports broadcasting, he is a tireless perfectionist when it comes to preparing and delivering his commentary. Yet he knows that some of sports' greatest triumphs-and life's greatest rewards-come from those unscripted moments you never anticipated. In this heartfelt, gripping autobiography, the three-time Sports Emmy Award winner and popular host of TNT's Inside the NBA provides a remarkably candid look at his life both on and off the screen. From his relationship with his sportscaster father to his own rise to the top of sports broadcasting, from battling cancer to raising six children with his wife, Cheryl, including a special needs child adopted from Romania, Ernie has taken the important lessons he learned from his father and passed them on to his own children. This is the untold story, the one Ernie has lived after the lights are turned off and the cameras stop rolling. Sports fans, cancer survivors, fathers and sons, adoptive parents, those whose lives have been touched by a person with special needs, anyone who loves stories about handling life's surprises with grace-Unscripted is for all of these.
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