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Steve Kerr: The Inspiring Life and Leadership Lessons of One of Basketball's Greatest Coaches (Basketball Biography & Leadership Books)

ISBN: 9781547174072
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2017-06-04
Number of pages: 144
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Learn the Inspiring Story of the Golden State Warriors Incredible Coach Steve Kerr!

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In Steve Kerr: The Inspiring Life and Leadership Lessons of One of Basketball's Greatest Coaches, you will learn the story of one of basketball's premier coaches, Steve Kerr. Since joining the Warriors organization in the summer of 2014, Steve Kerr has catapulted the Golden State Warriors to become a perennial championship contender. He has demonstrated admirable leadership in his ability to create a sustainable system where players play like family and have fun. Some could argue the Golden State Warriors' approach to basketball is an evolution of what has made the San Antonio Spurs so successful for two decades. It is disciplined, yet loose at the same time.

While he is still early in his coaching career, Steve Kerr will undoubtedly go down as one of the most effective coaches of all time when he retires, mainly because of his ability to relate to his players and maintain their composure in the most clutch in-game moments. There are a number of key leadership lessons that can be learned from Steve Kerr, such as maintaining your humility, maximizing the potential of each individual player, and communicating often with your team. Whether you're a basketball player or a coach looking for inspiration, this book will help you discover the incredible story of Steve Kerr and the many leadership lessons that can be learned from studying his success.

Here is a preview of what is inside this book:

Background and History NBA Career as a Player Life After the NBA Steve Kerr's Head Coaching Career What Makes Steve Kerr a Good Leader How Steve Kerr Maximizes Player Potential What is Steve Kerr's System Key Takeaways Conclusion and Steve Kerr's Legacy

An excerpt from the book:

Rarely do NBA head coaches immediately make an impact in the league where all the greatest minds in basketball coach the best athletes of the sport. It takes months or even years to try to convince the players and entire organization to buy into the system you seek to sell. It would take even longer to perfect that system while several other teams in the league are brandishing strategies and plays they have been using for several years already.

What is even more difficult is to try to lead a young team that has minimal playoff experience on your first stint as a coach at any level of basketball. But the Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr did it. He immediately made an impact in a league that already had established title favorites coming into his first season as a head coach of the Warriors. He would shake the heads of contenders, critics, and fans alike by leading a young and inexperienced Golden State Warriors to a remarkable 67-15 regular season record and an eventual NBA title in his first season.

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