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Author: Bob Knight Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2013 ISBN: 9781469283647
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Norman Vincent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking, a classic bestseller, has inspired an optimistic perspective for millions of Americans. Now, in an inspirational and entertaining rebuttal, the legendary basketball coach Bob Knight explains why “negative thinking” will actually produce more positive results, in sports and in daily life. Coach Knight, the second-winningest coach in NCAA history with 902 victories, explains that victory is often attained by the team that makes the fewest mistakes. His coaching philosophy was to instill discipline by “preparing to win” rather than hoping to win. That meant understanding the downside and drilling his teams to prevent the things that could go wrong. And when his teams did win, he made sure they didn’t dwell on their success, but rather looked immediately to the challenges of the next game. He applies this lesson to business strategy as well. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “It’s an antidote to America’s kiss-the-booboo Little League moms—and psycho bleacher dads, too.”

    New York Post

  • “If the book could be summed up in one sentence, it’s probably the short, italicized one found in the introduction: ‘Victory favors the team making the fewest mistakes.’ But, such a digest would preclude any discussion of theology, turkey mating calls, and the upside of being hard to please.”

    Indianapolis Star

  • “Brightly anecdotal…Legendary college-basketball coach Knight sings the praises of negativity [in] a quick, negative-to-achieve manifesto.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • An Amazon Best Book of the Month for March2013
  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

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About the Author

Bob Knight holds one of the greatest records in college basketball history: five National Coach of the Year awards, three NCAA championships, eleven Big Ten championships, an Olympic championship, 902 victories, and a near-perfect graduation rate for his players. Knight is also a featured commentator for ESPN’s college basketball coverage. His first book, Knight: My Story, spent five weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

About the Narrator

Dick Hill, named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine, is one of the most awarded narrators in the business, having earned several Audie Awards and thirty-four AudioFile Earphones Awards. In addition to narrating, he has both acted in and written for the theater.