The Golden Rules 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/17/2016
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press

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Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart and drive to win. This is his motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. He presents ten key concepts that all people should live by. Inside, illuminated by spirited anecdotes, Bowman will teach you how to get gold out of every day by setting goals and getting motivated to achieve them. He will explain that taking risks is the key to success in any pursuit, and coach you on how you can become more risk-tolerant.

By following The Golden Rules, you will learn through Bowman's expert coaching to visualize in order to achieve your goals, and that above all else, dedication to your training, your job, or whatever area it is you are seeking to triumph in is paramount for success.

Author Biography

BOB BOWMAN is the longtime coach of 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. After serving as an assistant coach in three different Summer Olympics, Bowman will be the head coach of the U.S. men's swimming team at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He was also the U.S. men's head coach at the 2007, 2009 and 2013 FINA World Championships. Inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2016, Bowman is currently the head swim coach at Arizona State University.

CHARLES BUTLER has written for The New York Times, Fortune, and Runner's World, among other publications. With Matt Long, he is the author of The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete (Rodale). He has taught journalism at Lehigh University, Ursinus College and the University of Oregon and resides in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley with his wife and two children.

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