John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

ENTHUSIASM
Your heart must be in your work. Stimulate others.
COOPERATION
With all levels of your co-workers. Help others and see the other side.
LOYALTY
To yourself and all those dependent upon you. Keep your self-respect.
FRIENDSHIP
Comes from mutual esteem, respect and devotion.
INDUSTRIOUSNESS
Worthwhile things come from hard work and careful planning.
SELF-CONTROL
Emotions under control. Delicate adjustment between mind & body. Judgment and common sense.
ALERTNESS
Be observing constantly. Be quick to spot a weakness, and correct it or use it, as the case may warrant.
INITIATIVE
Cultivate the ability to make decisions and think alone. Desire to excel.
INTENTNESS
Ability to resist temptation. Concentrate on your objective and be determined to reach your goal.
CONDITION
Mental–Moral– Physical. Rest, exercise and diet must be considered. Moderation. Dissipation eliminated.
SKILL
A knowledge of and the ability to properly execute the fundamentals. Be prepared. Cover every detail.
TEAM SPIRIT
An eagerness to sacrifice personal interests or glory for the welfare of all. “The team comes first.”
POISE
Just being yourself. Being at ease in any situation. Never fighting yourself.
CONFIDENCE
Respect without fear. Confident. Faith in yourself knowing you are prepared.
COMPETITIVE GREATNESS
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Be at your best when your best is needed. Love of a hard battle.

SUCCESS

Faith

Patience

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