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Mike Krzyzewski

Head Men's Basketball Coach, Duke University and Winningest Coach in NCAA Division I Men's Basketball History

"Coach K" reveals life's lessons taught by his parents and his own proven principles of learning, which make his college and Olympic teams inspiring examples for other organizations.


  • Everybody in an Organization Should Feel Important


  • Leadership at All Levels


  • Rules vs. Standards


  • On PowerForward

  • Overcoming the Odds and Embracing Change

  • Victory Through Teamwork and Leadership

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    Using the insights, inspirations and proven principles he has applied to his legendary teams and coaching career, Mike Krzyzewski reveals clear, passionate guidelines on reaching for and achieving success. As a coach, Krzyzewski's goal and strength has been to instill motivation—for each individual and for the team—to have every individual in a positive state of mind, utilizing abilities to their fullest, and not afraid to fail. Krzyzewski details the keys to his success—motivational techniques, leadership skills, powerful teamwork strategies, steps for building confidence, the vital impact of trust and communication—that can be applied to every level of personal and professional endeavor. Krzyzewski shares the insights he's gained not only on the basketball court, but also as part of his work with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the recently established The Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership & Ethics, where Coach K serves as executive-in-residence, teaching and writing on leadership and ethics during the off-season.



  • Mike Krzyzewski, Washington Speakers Bureau
  • Mike Krzyzewski, Washington Speakers Bureau
  • Mike Krzyzewski, Washington Speakers Bureau

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