Episode 179

Don Yaeger on Leadership Lessons from John Wooden, Walter Payton and Other Sports Legends


Don Yaeger has built a career on sharing leadership stories from luminaries like basketball coach John Wooden, Hall of Fame football player Walter Payton, and dozens of other world class coaches and athletes.

He is an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, and the author or co-author of eleven New York Times bestselling books, including John Wooden’s A Game Plan For Life. Prior to his leadership coaching career, Don was a celebrated journalist, covering presidential candidates, Olympic athletes, sports legends and more.

Don joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the lessons he’s learned in his career, the difference between great performers and great coaches, and more. 

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