How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons from Basketball's Best

Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time But his pre eminence is than just extraordinary athletic ability the lessons of his life such as focus, passion, hard work, perseverance and accountability have shaped him into one of the most revered celebrities of the 20th century In this inspiring book Pat Williams, motivational speaker and senior viceMichael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time But his pre eminence is than just extraordinary athletic ability the lessons of his life such as focus, passion, hard work, perseverance and accountability have shaped him into one of the most revered celebrities of the 20th century In this inspiring book Pat Williams, motivational speaker and senior vice president of the NBA s Orlando Magic, reveals Jordan s method for living a life of greatness that we can all incorporate into our lives Fascinating anecdotes and quotes from those who know Michael best provide a glimpse into a persona as sweeping and immense as any generation has ever witnessed Peppered with examples from Williams s life and those of other star athletes and celebrities, this uplifting book shows that we are, indeed, all capable of fulfilling our full potential Readers from all walks of life can appreciate and aspire to living life like a champion Editorial Reviews Adult High School This motivational book uses Michael Jordan as a prime example of how to achieve one s dream career goals whether they are in the sports arena or in other fields Each chapter focuses on one ingredient in the recipe for success The elements are identified as effective concentration, a joyful love for one s work, unrelenting practice of one s skills, persistent determination to achieve, acceptance of personal responsibility for one s own actions, treating others with warmth and respect, etc There are copious anecdotes about how the basketball star has smoothly blended them all into his life, but there are also quotes from a variety of people, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Smren Kierkegaard, James Baldwin, Miles Davis, and Anthony Quinn Jordan is portrayed as the most hardworking man in his field, and his persistence rather than his natural athletic talent is credited for his legendary achievements MJ s fans will naturally enjoy reading about him, but even those who aren t basketball fanatics
How to Be Like Mike Life Lessons from Basketball s Best Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time But his pre eminence is than just extraordinary athletic ability the lessons of his life such as focus passion hard work perseverance an

  • Title: How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons from Basketball's Best
  • Author: Pat Williams
  • ISBN: 9781558749559
  • Page: 131
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. cukup menginspirasi dan membuat kita yakin pada diri sendiri dan ga ada yang mudah untuk menjadi seorang pemenang sejati

    2. This book was a biography about the legendary athlete that is Michael Jordan, who famed the country with his gravity defying dunks and taking off from outlandish spots of the courts. Captifying the crowd with his multitude of moves, and his ability to perform in the ticking final seconds in the most crucial games. He was so loved that a Denver Nuggets broadcaster during the same time Michael played said; “My wife named a cat after Michael” (Williams 54). If that doesn’t show how lovable Mi [...]

    3. Michael Jordan's life, as explained by this book, is a model for excellence; and this book is the roadmap on how to achieve that same level of excellence. As I read this book, I marked numerous spots in the book where I asked myself "Ok if Michael did this, then how can I apply this principle to my life?" Since my passions are poetry, journalism, and theology, I told myself, "Ok, since Michael was a gym rat, I should be a Poetry rat, a journalism rat, a blogging rat, a theology rat" -- and I for [...]

    4. - Time: 10/1 =60minutes- 7-word summary: childhood - love - baseball - challenge - competition - brother - together- Discussion question:1. When you were a kid, who did you usully play with, younger friends, friends who are the same age as you,or older friends?When I was a kid, I usually played with friends who were two or three years older than I. That's similar to Michael.2.What sports would you like your children to play if you have children?I don't know. However, I don't want them play baseb [...]

    5. How to Be Like Mike Book ReviewDo you remember as a kid watching Space Jam watching Michael Jordan save and help those former NBA stars get their skills back from those villains wishing to yourself i one day hopefully you can be like Mike but in the book how to be like mike I got to learn the things michael Jordan did to be the best. The author is Pat Williams I think he wrote the book to inform people how much Michael Jordan really worked to get to where he is and also to show how much respect [...]

    6. How to be Like Mike“How to be Like Mike,” is a biography about Michael Jordan’s legendary career as one of the best, if not the best, basketball players alive. It tells how he had an extreme work ethic and passion for the game, which separated him from everybody else in the NBA at the time. This story provides quotes from famous people and athletes from different sports telling the world how great of an athlete he truly was. My favorite line from the book would have to be, “Show me a per [...]

    7. HOW TO BE LIKE MIKEHow to be like Michael Jordan was a wonderful book to read. Not only did I understand the book, but I also comprehend what obstacles Michael Jordan endured. Michael was a Legend at basketball ,but the reason why he was good because his hard work and dedication he put on the court when no one's watching.He held himself to such higher standards than others,and wouldn't say no for an answer. His hunger and competitiveness is what led to his success essentially why me and others l [...]

    8. How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons about Basketball's BestGrade/interest level: Middle School (6th to 8th)Reading level: Grade: 5Genre: biography, informationalMain Characters: Michael JordanSetting: multiple locations, Chicago, DC, NC, POV: from narratorThis is a book about Michael Jordan, arguably the best basketball player to ever play the game. However, this is a different kind of biography. This book sets to help explain life lessons and increase motivation for learning with the use of refer [...]

    9. How to be Like MikeHow to be Like Mike written by Pat Williams was an inspirational book about the way that Michael Jordan lived his life. The book is structured quite uniquely; every chapter is like a new life lessons and basketball lessons. Also an interesting part of the story is that there are quotes from different people on almost every page. One of the most inspiring parts of the book is when Jordan talks about how he got cut from his high school varsity team. He had many quotes about this [...]

    10. How to be like Mike is a great book about the life of the greatest basketball player ever. Michael Jordan wasn't human. I mean he was a human, but the man thought like a true beast and competitor. He wanted to win at everything he did, second was good enough of Michael. He held himself to such high standards as well. Excellence was all he chased as a basketball player. Michael grew Ip in North Carolina . As a tenth grade basketball he was cut from the high school team.Yes you read that right. He [...]

    11. How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons about Basketball's Best I enjoyed reading this book because Michael Jordan is one of my favorite all time players. He revolutionized the game. Without him we would not play at such a high pace. I enjoyed this book because it really showed you the competitive fire that Jordan had.“Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed [...]

    12. I read this book during the past summer and I actually really enjoyed reading it. That's pretty rare because I don't really like reading. This book is about the greatest player ever to play basketball, Michael Jordan. It talks a lot about the life lessons Jordan had and it also includes what Jordan did to overcome the adversary in his life. This book is basically a motivational biography written by Pat Williams.I really liked this book because I felt like the book motivated me to work harder and [...]

    13. This Book was a rat book for any reasons. it may be about Micheal Jordan and his accomplishments but what you really need to take out of this book is what Micheal did to get what he wanted and to achieve his goals. This book is inspiring in many ways it made me personally want to turn my life around. The fact that Micheal was cut from his high school basketball team as a Sophomore shows his true perseverance and willingness to fight for what he loved and that's why I loved this book Its definite [...]

    14. Saya mengira buku ini tentang basket bagaimana bisa bermain basket dengan baik seperti Michael Jordan.Ternyata dugaan saya salahbuku ini sama sekali bukan buku tentang basket. Tetapi buku ini, belajar bagaimana menjadi seseorang seperti Michael Jordan, berbagai sikap yang membuat Michal bisa sukses di lapangan basket.Di dalam setiap lembarnya terdapat kutipan kata-kata motivasi yang seusai dengan tema yang dibahas di buku ini.Meskipun tidak suka basket, tidak rugi rasanya membeli buku ini :)

    15. I thought this book was written very well. Pat Williams did an amazing job writing this book with all the famous people he had in this book talking about Michael Jordan and what made him the basketball player he is today. Pat Williams also did an amazing job at letting the reader feel like your in the mind of Michael Jordan. Finally this book did a good job for mentally improving your skills in basketball it helps you understand the killer instinct Mike had and lets you find your own.

    16. This book is great because its showing how Michael Jordan was the greatest basketball player ever. Michael Jordan is dark skin, bald, and who played for the Chicago Bulls. So far in the first paragraph , his favorite game was 1997-98 Chicago Bulls against the 1997-98 Utah Jazz. And the reason that it was is favorite game was because it was is last game of his career. So he was happy and discontented because he couldn't play in the NBA anymore.

    17. How to be like mike is a book about Michael Jordan's life as a youth basketball payer and as a pro. How to Be Like Mike tells you the real insides of Michael Jordan's basketball carer. This book is a biography,is for anyone who loves the game of basketball and wants to learn more about. I think personally that this book was pretty good for a person who loves basketball. What made Michael Jordan so great? Find out in How to Be like Mike.

    18. This is literally the greatest book of all time. If u r interested in sports this a book for you, but this is also about what made MJ the hero that every looks up to, and teaches you how to follow in his relentless drive to be the best. Pat Williams is a fantastic motivational speaker. I have never seen a book so well written and inspirational.

    19. Nice to read this book! Meskipun bukan fansnya MJ, tapi tidak salah bukan, belajar dari sosok MJ? Di buku ini, kita akan mendapatkan poin-poin yang mengasah MJ menjadi sosok yang populer. Tak perlu menjadi pemain basket, tip-tip ini berlaku untuk semua profesi, kok.

    20. I like how he teaches you what he did when he was young then once he got older also. As you know michael jordan was one of the greatest of all time basketball players. He carried his team to victory most of the time. I admire him and look up to him as an idol.

    21. I loved this book, because its about micheal and his ways of doing things. Ilearned a lot of lessons on how to get better in basketball, as well in just the normal day world. They talked about how he became so famous. They also talked about all his NBA championships.

    22. A quick read. It's not a sports bio, it's a motivational book. Fantastic and great. Am sure I will be reading this over and over again. MJ was not just a great basketballer. He was a great sportsman and a great man and a great businessman.

    23. Very encouraging read on the lessons MJ taught us.It was a truly enjoyable light read that provided a backdrop of the success that Mr Jordan obtained.I always believed in the principal of hard work.There is tons of people with talent but only the hard workers reaches the top.

    24. Great book has reenergized me to pursue my goal of founding an energy firm or economic research for education and economic development in cities-remember to improve drawing skills and draw out these messages for next year

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