Champions do extra. In legacy, best-selling author james kerr goes deep into the heart of the world's most successful sporting team, the legendary All Blacks of New Zealand, to reveal 15 powerful and practical lessons for leadership and business. They keep a blue head. They are good ancestors. They sweep the sheds.
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Additionally, it debates a question, terrifying for any of their opponents. How did a country of just 4. 8 million people conquer the world?peter bills, who has reported on international rugby for more than 40 years, was given exclusive access to all the key figures in New Zealand rugby as he set out to understand the secrets behind the All Blacks success.
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Although lee rose to stardom through his physical prowess and practice of jeet kune do—the system of fighting he founded—Lee was also a voracious and engaged reader who wrote extensively, synthesizing Eastern and Western thought into a unique personal philosophy of self-discovery. Martial arts practitioners and fans alike eagerly anticipate each new volume of the Library and its trove of rare letters, essays, and poems for the light it sheds on this legendary figure.
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. This same mind-set and culture will shape his program as he returns to the NFL to coach the Seattle Seahawks. As the head coach at usc, he brought the Trojans back to national prominence, amassing a 97-19 record over nine seasons.
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