Wooden On Leadership : An Effective Leader

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Wooden On Leadership
Lilibeth Rodriguez
Professor Merritt
April 6, 2015

There are many things that make a person a good leader but when narrowed down, Wooden describes some of his steps that he uses. This paper will discuss three of the steps that Wooden uses to be an effective leader. As well as my understanding of the steps and what I got out of them. It will also talk about how I can relate to this steps and examples on how I can use them in order to become a more successful leader.

John Wooden too many is known as a successful basketball coach. He coached for Kentucky High School, South Bend Central High School, Indiana State Teachers College, and his most successful one, UCLA. He was known for teaching good habits to his players and that is what he used to be successful in his games and be an effective leader. In his book “Wooden on Leadership: How to Create a Winning Organization” he talks about how exactly he developed the steps to being successful. He gives us some of his experiences that he had and how it has hurt him or helped him and then explains to us how we can use it to be ourselves. It is from this that I learned that to be a successful leader, I should follow his steps. The ones that caught my attention where Good Values Attract Good People, Emotion Is Your Enemy, and Seek Significant Change. With these steps I realized that there was so much I could do to be a better leader.
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