12 Ideal Sports Books That Can Teach You Tricks To Do Business

In sports as in a hectic business deal, the goal should be to make the best of the occasion and emerge victorious. Leadership skills and teamwork are the skill set that can take you on the top in both these arena.

Below are listed 12 sports books that can help you develop skills which can help you prosper in business.

1. Eleven Rings (Phil Jackson)

Phil has won most number of NBA championships. In his book, Phil discusses about ways he balanced the chemistry of the team. He also hints on the ways he could coach Michael Jordan who is considered as the best player.

Eleven Rings (Phil Jackson)

2. What It Takes To Be Number 1 (Vince Lombardi)

Vince Lombardi was known for his leadership skills during the years he played. He talks about leadership skills in his book and on ways and tricks to lead, be it sports or business.

What It Takes To Be Number 1 (Vince Lombardi)

 

3. The Lombardi Rules (Vince Lombardi)

In this book, Lombardi Junior shares about skills that helped his father become one of the best players and leader of his times.

The Lombardi Rules (Vince Lombardi)

4. Legacy (James Kerr)

This book is about All Blacks rugby team from New Zealand. Lessons on handling pressure and leadership have been detailed by James Kerr in this book.

Legacy (James Kerr)

5. Playbook for Success (Nancy Lieberman)

Liberman talks about leadership and teamwork tactics that helped her proper the way to the top in this book. She was the second female coach at NBA.

Playbook for Success (Nancy Liberman)

6. Negotiate Like the Pros (Kenneth Shropshire)

Shropshire is a professor and has negotiated in many sports dealings. Her book highlights all the skills you need for negotiation in any major deal.

Negotiate Like the Pros (Kenneth Shropshire)

7. Wooden on Leadership: ( John Wooden and Steve Jamison)

This book teaches the skills for maximizing performance and production of any team. This book is by sports professionals who coached UCLA basketball team for 12 years.

Wooden on Leadership: How to Create a Winning Organization ( John Wooden and Steve Jamison)

 

8. Performing Under Pressure (Saul Miller)

Miller who calls himself a mental coach talks about tips on staying cool when stakes are high. He has worked with many athletes from major sports league.

Performing Under Pressure (Saul Miller)

9. How to Win at the Sport of Business ( Mark Cuban)

Cuban who is the owner of Dallas Maverick talks about three fundamental rules of running a business in his book. These are understanding the relevance of value addition, moving on to new vistas and making the most of any given opportunity.

How to Win at the Sport of Business ( Mark Cuban)

 

10. Win Forever: Live, Work and Play like a Champion ( Pete Carroll)

Pete Carroll talks about his successful coaching career and ways to maximize the key potential in any given situation in this book.

Win Forever: Live, Work and Play like a Champion ( Pete Carroll)

 

11. Less Than a Minute to Go (Bill Thierfelder)

Bill Thierfelder talks about performance in this book and the key factors that make any performer a successful leader.

Less Than a Minute to Go (Bill Thierfelder)

12. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (Michael Lewis)

This book talks about ways a low- budget team can be guided to victory. The basic rules of management have been talked about in this book.

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (Michael Lewis)

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