Success Is a Choice: Ten Steps to Overachieving in Business and Life

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Rick Pitino

Narrated By: Rick Pitino

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: July 2000

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes



For Rick Pitino, the first coach to bring teams from three different schools to the Final Four, success isn’t about shortcuts.  Pitino’s secret–and the reason he has become both a great coach and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the nation–is his strategy of overachievement.  Now, in Success Is a Choice, he takes the same proven methods that have earned him and his teams legendary status and gives you a ten-step plan of attack that will help you become a winner at anything you set your mind to:

·Build your self-esteem
·Set demanding goals
·Always be positive
·Establish good habits
·Master the art of communication
·Learn from good role models
·Thrive on pressure
·Be ferociously persistent
·Learn from adversity
·Survive your own success

An inspiring program that is as fun to read as it is practical, Success Is a Choice can make the difference between achievement and failure in your own life.

“So much more than another Armani suit, Pitino has done a job of psychology and salesmanship that should serve as a how-to manual for his profession.” –Chicago Sun-Times

“Pitino’s track record is extraordinary . . . his personal style is also winning.” –Time


  • Daniel Taibi

    I like how if you take a handful of these "success" type books you begin to see a pattern and some overlapping advice. That reinforces everyone's argument that success can be accomplished by certain steps. The unique thing about this book is that it focuses on the role of vision and motivation of your group (or yourself) to achieve success. Definitely a great listen!

  • Nate

    Great stuff from a sports perspective that can carry into every aspect of life. Author needs to read a bit more fluidly because its obvious he's reading which makes it tough to follow. The beginning takes a while to get used to his reading and alot of the first part feels like power quotes just tacked together, then it gels. The principles, like any of success, require work and consistency but its good to hear it in varying ways. Recommended for those looking into success principles based on WORK and making things come to you through action.

  • Anonymous

    Listened to the oriignal "uab" version several years ago and was hoping to hear it again. It's an excptional piece of work that inspires and motivates. Too bad this item only consist of 3 disks instead of 10.

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