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Hint? I Don’t Need No Steenking Hint

They’re doing multiplication in the 3rd grade math class these days and my daughter is pretty good at it. So, when she answered the “Problem of the Day” earlier this week, she left a little note for the teacher. (you can click to see a larger version) 🙂

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John Wooden Quote #20

We played ten times for the national championship while I was coaching at UCLA. Each time we were fortunate enough to win. And each time near the end of the contest when I felt we had the game in hand, I told the team during a time-out, “Now, remember when this game is over to […]

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John Wooden Quote #19

Never did I want to call the first time-out during a game. Never. It was almost a fetish with me because I stressed conditioning to such a degree. I wanted UCLA to come out and run our opponents so hard that they would be forced to call the first time-out just to catch their breath. […]

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John Wooden Quote #18

Fairness is giving all people the treatment they earn and deserve. It doesn’t mean treating everyone alike. That’s unfair, because everyone doesn’t earn the same treatment. Love this one. It’s the start of a section of the book called “A Leader Is Fair.” And it’s very true. I know it’s true in parenting. Kids always […]

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John Wooden Quote #17

The most essential thing for a leader to have is the respect of those under his or her supervision. It starts with giving them respect. You must make it clear that you are working together. Those under your supervision are not working for you but with you, and you all have a common goal. To […]

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John Wooden Quote #16

Leadership is the ability to get individuals to work together for the common good and the best possible results while at the same time letting them know they did it themselves. Oh, I love this quote. It’s so true. And it’s not always easy to get people to work together for a group goal while […]

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