Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson

By Phil Jackson

In the course of his storied profession as head trainer of the Chicago Bulls and la Lakers, Phil Jackson received extra championships than any trainer within the heritage activities. much more vital, he succeeded in by no means wavering from training his means, from a spot of deep values. Jackson was once tagged because the “Zen grasp” part in jest by means of sportswriters, however the nickname speaks to an incredible fact: this can be a trainer who encouraged, no longer goaded; who led through awakening and demanding the higher angels of his gamers’ nature, no longer their egos, worry, or greed. this is often the tale of a preacher’s child from North Dakota who grew as much as be the most leading edge leaders of our time. In his quest to reinvent himself, Jackson explored every little thing from humanistic psychology and local American philosophy to Zen meditation. within the strategy, he constructed a brand new method of management in accordance with freedom, authenticity, and selfless teamwork that grew to become the hypercompetitive international activities on its head. In 11 earrings, Jackson candidly describes how he: realized the secrets and techniques of mindfulness and workforce chemistry whereas enjoying for the champion long island Knicks within the Nineteen Seventies controlled Michael Jordan, the best participant on the earth, and obtained him to embody selflessness, no matter if it intended wasting a scoring name solid profitable groups out of avid gamers of various talents via getting them to belief each other and practice in sync encouraged Dennis Rodman and different “uncoachable” personalities to commit themselves to whatever better than themselves reworked Kobe Bryant from a rebellious teen right into a mature chief of a championship workforce. 11 occasions, Jackson led his groups to the last word objective: the NBA championship—six instances with the Chicago Bulls and 5 instances with the l. a. Lakers. we know the mythical stars on these groups, or imagine we do. What 11 earrings indicates us, notwithstanding, is that once it involves an important classes, we don’t recognize a great deal in any respect. This ebook is stuffed with revelations: approximately attention-grabbing personalities and their force to win; concerning the wellsprings of motivation and festival on the maximum degrees; and approximately what it takes to convey out the easiest in ourselves and others.

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When you do that, the ring takes care of itself. 3 RED The greatest carver does the least cutting. LAO-TZU My first impression of the NBA was that it was an unstructured mess. When Red Holzman recruited me for the New York Knicks in 1967, I’d never seen an NBA game before, except for a few playoff games on TV between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia Warriors. So Red sent me a film of a 1966 game between the Knicks and the Lakers, and I invited a bunch of my college teammates over to watch it on a big screen.

The key is to train each player to read the defense and react appropriately. This allows the team to move together in a coordinated manner—depending on the action at any given moment. With the triangle you can’t stand around and wait for the Michael Jordans and Kobe Bryants of the world to work their magic. All five players must be fully engaged every second—or the whole system will fail. That stimulates an ongoing process of group problem solving in real time, not just on a coach’s clipboard during time-outs.

We were on a serious mission, and there wasn’t going to be any letup,” says forward Luke Walton. ” We got off to a roaring start, winning twenty-one of our first twenty-five games, and by the time we faced the Celtics at home on Christmas, we were a far more spirited team than we’d been during the previous year’s playoffs. We were playing the game the way the “basketball gods” had ordained: reading defenses on the move and reacting in unison like a finely tuned jazz combo. These new Lakers beat the Celtics handily, 92–83, and then danced through the season to the best record in the Western Conference (65-17).

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