“We who know the rigors of athletics honor Joe Montana’s career, because it demonstrated hard work, mental toughness, and the inner knowledge and confidence of doing the right thing. The Winning Spirit
gives us an insider’s view of the makings of this warrior.”
, nine-time NBA championship coach; author of The Last Season
and Sacred Hoops
“Joe Montana’s history of poise and presence has set a standard for athletes for many years. His competitive zeal, and his passion for the game of football as well as life, is reflected in The Winning Spirit. The energy Montana brings to any activity is an inspiration to all of us.”
, former head coach of the San Francisco 49ers; author of Bill Walsh: Finding the Winning Edge
“Joe Montana showed me and all his teammates what courage is all about. He taught us that to be winners, we must never give up. That’s the winning spirit that makes Joe a giant both on and off the field.”
, ten-time Pro Bowl selection, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
“In The Winning Spirit, Joe Montana and Tom Mitchell have joined together to share their tools for peak performance. They make success, achievement, and performance under pressure accessible to athletes and weekend warriors as well as people in all walks of life.”
, champion ice skater, 1988 Olympic gold medalist
“Joe Montana and Tom Mitchell are dedicated to transforming everyday management teams into high performance leadership teams. We are fortunate to have these two pros now sharing with a wider audience their secrets about enthusiasm, resilience, and the competitive spirit.”
, president and CEO, AT&T ConsumerFrom the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Joe Montana led the San Francisco 49ers to four Super Bowl victories and is the only three-time Super Bowl MVP. Drafted in the third round in 1979, Montana was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. Since retiring from professional football, he has become a popular motivational speaker and co-founder of MVP Performance Institute (www.MVPperformance.com), a consulting company that trains business executives and others on improving individual and organizational performance. He lives in Northern California.From the Hardcover edition.