Get in the Game
8 Elements of Perseverance That Make the DifferenceBook - 2007
In the spirit of Rick Pitinos New York Timesphenomenal bestseller Success Is a Choice, living legend Cal Ripken, Jr., presents an inspiring guide to overcoming any challenge and building a life you love.Baseballs all-time Iron Man, Cal Ripken, Jr., retired from baseball in 2001 after breaking countless records, including Lou Gehrigs record for consecutive games played (Ripken played 2,632). Ripken is admired by thousands of fans not only for his relentless perseverance, but also for his unparalleled integrity. Now, in a stirring book that draws on his exhilarating career as well as the wisdom of his legendary father, Ripken shares rousing advice centered around his proven 8 Elements of Perseverance: The Right Values: hard work, excellence, honesty, and integrity A Strong Will to Succeed: advice for those who inadvertently bench themselves in life Love What You Do: tips for discovering where your true passion lies Preparation: ways to continually envision your next position and prepare for it as if it were already yours Anticipation: strategies for creating your own opportunities Trusting Relationships: how to build them in even the most turbulent environments Life Management: making time to enjoy the journey The Courage of Your Convictions: insight into how Ripken not only broke but far exceeded numerous records Cal Ripken is a sought-after advisor to fans from all walks of life. From his numerous public-speaking engagements each year to his weekly Ask Cal column for the Baltimore Sun, he always brings a winning combination of compassion and motivation to each topic. A book for moms and dads, recent graduates, entrepreneurs, and anyone who is simply facing an important turning point, Get in the Gamegives all of us access to legendary advice from a legendary achiever.
Publisher: New York : Gotham, 
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: 796.357092 Ripke
Characteristics: xx, 247 pages ; 24 cm