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Due Nov 1 -- Landry on Leadership

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by fgoodwin, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. fgoodwin

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    Landry on Leadership: Leadership and Lessons from the Legendary Dallas Coach (Hardcover)


    by Stephen Hawkins (Author), Jerry Jones (Foreword)

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    Product Description

    The leadership skills and winning philosophy of Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry is showcased in this collection of quotations spanning his entire coaching career. Universally recognized as one of the best and most innovative coaches in NFL history, his reputation both on and off the field has secured his place as one of the most respected sports heroes in American history. Landry was an Army man, known for his poise, character, and ability to lead men. During his 29 season tenure as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, he won two Super Bowl titles, five NFC titles, 13 divisional titles, and a record 20 playoff victories. He was the NFL Coach of the Year in 1966 and the NFC Coach of the Year in 1975, and his 20 consecutive winning seasons set an NFL record. The leadership principles that made him a force to be reckoned with on the football field are collected here for all to appreciate and emulate in their own careers.

    About the Author

    Stephen Hawkins is a sports writer for The Associated Press in Dallas. He has regularly covered all professional sports teams in the area, including the Dallas Cowboys. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

    Product Details

    * Hardcover: 208 pages
    * Publisher: Jefferson Press (November 1, 2008)
    * Language: English
    * ISBN-10: 0980016487
    * ISBN-13: 978-0980016482
  2. Nors

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    Ironically, Bill Parcells talked to and enacted many of Landry's coaching principles....

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