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Success is the main theme of this book. Everyone wants to know Coach John Wooden's formula for success. He spends much time developing the formula.

In high school, he begins to contemplate his own meaning for success. While he determines that success is very individualized, he develops a formula to help people define their own terms for success. The formula becomes very popular and is called "John Wooden's Pyramid of Success."

Wooden calls success "peace of mind, a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming, and not just in a physical way."

When it seems as though an individual's definition of success is not being met, Wooden believes it is time to reevaluate the method by which the individual has elected to achieve it. He does this continually throughout his career, realizing it is...

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