Mike Krzyzewski

Using the insights, inspirations and proven principles he has applied to his legendary teams and coaching career, Mike Krzyzewski reveals clear, passionate guidelines on reaching for and achieving success. As a coach, Krzyzewski's goal and strength has been to instill motivation -- for each individual and for the team -- to have every individual in a positive state of mind, utilizing abilities to their fullest, and not afraid to fail.


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Ethics/Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork/Teambuilding


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Using the insights, inspirations and proven principles he has applied to his legendary teams and coaching career, Mike Krzyzewski reveals clear, passionate guidelines on reaching for and achieving success. As a coach, Krzyzewski's goal and strength has been to instill motivation -- for each individual and for the team -- to have every individual in a positive state of mind, utilizing abilities to their fullest, and not afraid to fail.

Krzyzewski details the keys to his success -- motivational techniques, leadership skills, powerful teamwork strategies, steps for building confidence, the vital impact of trust and communication -- that can be applied to every level of personal and professional endeavor. Krzyzewski shares the insights he's gained not only on the basketball court, but also as part of his work with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the recently established The Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership & Ethics, where Coach K serves as executive-in-residence, teaching and writing on leadership and ethics during the off-season.

Leadership. Character. Ethics. Teamwork. “Coach K” embodies all of these traits, and his powerful principles for success are applicable to every level of personal and professional endeavors.

Master Motivator: Passionate, dynamic and inspiring, Mike Krzyzewski (known by fans as Coach K) is a master motivator — not only of teams, but of individuals and organizations, spurring them on to succeed beyond even their own expectations.

Hall Of Fame Credentials: The winningest active coach in NCAA Tournament play, Coach K has compiled an incredible record of success, having led Duke University's men's basketball team to 21 NCAA tournaments, 10 Final Fours and three national championships, and he will coach the 2008 U.S. Olympic basketball team. A member of the National Basketball Hall of Fame, Coach K shows audiences how they, too, can compile winning numbers in both their professional and personal lives.

Building A Winning Team: Coach K maps out a clear game plan for achieving success — motivating, leading and providing powerful strategies for building confidence, trust, communication and teamwork. Like any good coach, he scouts your organization to discover how to best inspire and renew your people.

Leading Community Service: Believing that one truly succeeds by serving others, Coach K serves on the boards of many charitable organizations, including the Children’s Miracle Network, V Foundation and K Lab for Human Performance – Coach K makes a personal commitment to invest in charitable causes, believing that one truly succeeds by serving others. Krzyzewski also collaborated with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business to establish The Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership & Ethics, where he serves as executive-in-residence, teaching and writing on leadership and ethics during the off-season.

The Write Inspiration: Author of The New York Times best seller Leading With the Heart: Coach K’s Successful Strategies for Basketball, Business and Life; Beyond Basketball: Words That Define Success and Five-Point Play, Coach K also co-authored A Season Is A Lifetime: The Inside Story of the Duke Blue Devils and Their Championship Seasons.

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