Pat Williams’ “ultimate leadership book”—now available in paperback—offers principles from leaders of history and the present. Readers will benefit from years of experience and hundreds of interviews by Williams, senior vice president of the Orlando Magic, as they see leadership’s seven sides: vision, communication, people skills, character, competence, boldness, and a servant’s heart.
Pat Williams is a motivational speaker, author of 90 books, and cofounder and senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Named one of the 50 most influential people in NBA history, he is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts and won a league championship as general manager of the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers. Pat and his wife, Ruth, are parents of 19 children, including 14 adopted from four nations. An Army veteran, former minor league baseball player, and host of three radio programs, Pat also teaches Sunday school in his Orlando church.
Jim Denney is a writer with dozens of books to his credit, including titles with NFL legend Reggie White, supermodel Kim Alexis, and radio host Michael Reagan. A full-time writer since 1989, he has written books both for adults and children, including the Timebenders science fiction series. Jim lives in California.
Pat Williams offers tremendous insight on the characteristics of great leaders in Leadership Excellence. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Evan W
Mark F. LaMoure, Boise, ID
"LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE," By Pat Williams is a great, well-written book filled with a big load of practical leadership advice. Read more
This is an incredibly well written book loaded with tons of practical leadership advice! Whether your a seasoned leader or aspiring leader this book's insight will help take your... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Steve Schreiner
I am a college student and this book was required for a class of mine. I do not generally enjoy reading, so when this book was assigned- I thought to myself, "just another book... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Karrie Wilkens
The principles in this book are amazing. I especially liked the use of a variety of people to support the premises.
Thank you for the encouragement to carry on.
I read this book, along with a few other interns, at the company I work for. The book was easy to read and the messages that Pat Williams conveys in the book will stick with you. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Josh Bergman
I am sorry to say that I did not know Pat Williams until I was given this book as a gift. I was delighted to see that it was signed by the author but was awed by the content. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
Pat Williams does an excellent job dissecting leadership at it's core making recommendations for people who desire to be a leader. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Martin Schupak