Pat Croce's management and motivational expertise are world-renowned. His fresh, daring leadership philosophy launched a small physical therapy practice into a nationwide franchise and revitalized Philadelphia's famed 76ers basketball team -- stories that were relayed in his bestselling memoir, I Feel Great and You Will Too! Now, in Lead or Get off the Pot!, the irrepressible count of carpe diem offers a unique leadership prescription that turns conventional wisdom on its ear. Everyone -- regardless of age, position, or station in life -- has the opportunity to take control and improve the lives of those around them. You can become a true leader: one who challenges, mediates, motivates, communicates, and inspires those in your workplace, community, or personal life. In this practical and accessible guide, Pat shares his bold and unorthodox strategies for developing personal passion, a can-do attitude, and the motivation essential for cultivating leadership skills. His advice includes: Twelve Ways to Build a Passionate Team; Croce's Three Rules for Praise; Learning to Listen with a Leader's Eye; and much more. Lead or Get Off the Pot! is an informative and highly practical collection of leadership lessons that can be used by everyone. Don't wait to gain a so-called leadership position to lead. Do it now!
Pat Croce is a minority partner of the Philadelphia 76ers, founder of Sports Physical Therapists, Inc., in-studio commentator and venture partner of Slamball, NBC commentator for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, columnist for Fortune Small Business magazine, creator of Pirate Soul Museum in Key West, and a knock-your-socks-off motivational speaker. He and his wife, Diane, have two children and reside in suburban Philadelphia.
"Get ready to laugh, learn, and be inspired." -- Anthony Robbins, bestselling author of Awaken the Giant Within
"[A] book for regular people with extraordinary dreams." -- M. Night Shyamalan, award-winning filmmaker, The Sixth Sense
"Just as Pat Croce reinvented the 76ers, we can learn how to reinvent ourselves... [in] this practical, real-life, and down-to-earth guide." -- from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, bestselling author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
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