The Power of Negative Thinking

An Unconventional Approach to Achieving Positive Results

By Bob Knight; Bob Hammel
(New Harvest, Hardcover, 9780544027718, 223pp.)

Publication Date: March 5, 2013

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In this pragmatic and inspirational book, legendary firebrand basketball coach Bob Knight, the second-winningest coach in the history of the NCAA, turns conventional thinking on its head and challenges us to use negative thinking instead.




About the Author
Bob Knight compiled one of the greatest records ever in college basketball: 5 National Coach of the Year awards, 3 NCAA championships, 11 Big Ten championships, an Olympics championship, and 902 victories overall, along with achieving a near-perfect graduation rate for his players. Knight is also a featured commentator for ESPN s college basketball coverage, on camera at least once a week. His first book, Knight: My Story, spent five weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Bob Hammel is the coauthor of both books.

Bob Hammel was sports editor of the "Bloomington Herald-Times" for thirty years before he retired following the 1996 Olympics. He is the author of nine previous books, six of which were on Indiana basketball.


NPR
Saturday, Mar 2, 2013

Legendary former Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight has a new book out, explaining his philosophy on coaching and life in general. It's called The Power of Negative Thinking, and Knight says he wants people to get rid of their rose-colored glasses and start working for what they want rather than just hoping. More at NPR.org

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