What Makes the Great Ones Great (EBCOD13)


Date:Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Time: -
Credit:1.0 CPE Credit(s)
Vendor:Illinois CPA Society
Subject:Personal Development
Registration:$25 WICPA Members, $45 Nonmembers


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With the help of rich personal accounts gathered from more than twenty years of interviews with many of today's sports legends and business leaders, Don has distilled 16 Consistent Characteristics of Greatness. Review some of these characteristics and realize that you, too, can achieve a higher level of personal success. MAJOR LEARNING SUBJECTS:  How greatness is related to the team around you  Understanding the importance of being willing to do common things uncommonly well  Realize how making an excuse for failure is the first step to defeat  Get insightful tales about greats like Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Warrick Dunn & John Gooden This session was recorded at the 2013 Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase. ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Don Yaeger 180 Communications, Inc. As an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, a seven-time New York Times Best-selling author and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America's most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story. He is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving greatness, learned from first-hand experiences with some of the greatest sports legends in the world. Additionally, Don has been retained by companies and organizations to coach their leaders, management teams and employees on building a culture of greatness by looking at Great Teams in sports and discerning the business lessons we can learn from them. Throughout his writing career, Don has developed a reputation as a world-class storyteller and has been invited as a guest to every major talk show from Oprah to Nightline, from CNN to Good Morning America! Few journalists can lay claim to as exciting and colorful a career as Don Yaeger. In the two decades since he accepted his first newspaper job in Texas, the breadth of his assignments has been astounding. He has traveled the world in pursuit of stories as diverse as:  Pssst. Wanna Buy Some Clubs? Golfers spend millions a year on counterfeits and knockoffs. To find out how this burgeoning industry works, we went right to the source: southern China.  One of a Kind After courageously battling medical troubles more severe than the public knew, the incomparable Walter Payton lost his fight for life at age 45.  Son of Sadam As Iraq's top Olympic official, Uday Hussein is accused of the torture and murder of athletes who fail to win.