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Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance, by Tony Dungy

how to make a life that never ceases to be subjectively rewarding

From the cover of the book:

'Success is uncommon, therefore not to be enjoyed by the common man. I'm looking for uncommon people.'

When Coach Cal Stoll spoke these words to Tony Dungy and the rest of the freshman football team at the University of Minnesota, he likely had no idea how they would be remembered. Dungy carried them with him through his days as a student, as an NFL player, and as the first African American coach to win the Super Bowl. Today, he thinks they are words that the world needs to hear more than ever before.

Tony Dungy believes that his primary job as a coach is to build men worthy of being role models to a nation of boys who look up to them: Men of character, integrity, and courage. Men with both confidence and humility. Men who know the value of family and faith as well as career. And his message to them about how to attain real significance in life is one that many people—not just football players—are desperate to hear.

In a culture that defines success by the size of your salary or by the media frenzy surrounding you, Tony Dungy offers valuable insights on achieving uncommon success and real significance. They just may be the most important lessons—on and off the field—that can be applied to your life today.

Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers (January 27, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1414326815
ISBN-13: 978-1414326818
January 31, 2009

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