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“The Majesty of Calmness” by William George Jordan

The Majesty of Calmness Individual Problems and Possibilities by William George Jordan Most of the gifts I received from Coach Wooden were a byproduct of his time. The time I got to spend with him and his daughter Nan was priceless, thought provoking and always fun, as Coach had a tremendous wit. I received a few material gifts and one stands out amongst all the …

“Reach for the Summit” by Pat Summitt

In honor of Coach Pat Summitt (1952-2016), Legendary Head Womenโ€™s Basketball Coach, University of Tennessee. In 38 seasons she never had a losing season, finishing with a record of 1,098-208 and making her the winningest NCAA basketball coach in history. In 2012 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. Reach for the Summit: The Definitive Dozen System for Succeeding …

“30 Ways To Happy” by Caitlin Roberson

I am a voracious reader.ย Miss Val’s Reads will be a regular feature on this site where I update you on latest books I’m consuming. 30 Ways To Happy: When trying to be perfect stops being fun by Caitlin Roberson I recently met author Caitlin Roberson at a UCLA event we both spoke at in San Francisco. Her presentation was about how she went about de-programming …