The Bowden Way: 50 Years Of Leadership Wisdom
The Bowden Way: 50 Years of Leadership Wisdom
As head football coach at Florida State, Bobby Bowden has won two national championships and compiled an astounding resume of all-time credentials. Filled with personal anecdotes, famous names, and fascinating stories, The Bowden Way promises to be the leadership book that will redefine the game. With lessons from his years of coaching, this book puts readers inside the mind of a legend in modern sports.
Florida State's Bobby Bowden is one of the most successful college football coaches of all time. Unlike some of his coaching peers who use self-help books as a way to promote their own careers, Bowden makes a sincere and mostly successful effort to equate his years in a leadership position to what readers face in the anonymous workaday world. Presenting his thoughts with refreshing humility, he delves into time management, hiring and firing, management ethics, salaries, and promotions. Early in his career as a junior college coach, he dealt with a problem player by lying to him; Bowden was troubled by his dishonesty and vowed never to lie to a player again. Readers won't find any groundbreaking management theories here, but...