Page 6: Photo of Lloyd Carr and Jim Tressel and photo from Ohio State University vs. The winners manual: for the game of life / Jim Tressel with Chris Fabry. Let Ohio State coach Tressel teach you how to ‘win’ with the same ‘Big Ten’ fundamentals used by one of college football’s most successful teams! You’ll learn. These are some notes taken from Jim Tressel’s book “The Winners Manual.” I received them from Steve Smiley who credited Dan Witter, high school coach in.

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Quite possibly my favorite book. So the first thing we try to get across to our guys is that discipline is a positive thing. I am a VP Sales of a global company and have recommended this book to mim on my management team.

Write a customer review. Think Like a Warrior: Failure is an event, not a person. Showing of 86 reviews. It was hard for me to put jjm book down and there was so much information that I began hilighting and taking notes for me to come back to later in life.

This is a book about personal responsibility, leadership and service to others as a senior manager and the impact we could have and should have on others we interact with.

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Apr 28, Sue Kelliher rated it really liked it. The main thing that make this book different is the stories and illustrations that Tressel uses. The questions for reflection were helpful, although I honestly didn’t reflect on them as long as I perhaps could have.


I will be rooting for you! This is the second Buckeye season without Jim Tressel and I find myself struggling to care whether the team wins or loses.

My favorite not literal – Keep your head where you butt is. Story of the Woohitke tribe using lightning struck trees for spears. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Basic, common sense approach from a person who knows and has experienced leadership in a challenging setting — college sports.

Great for reminding us of how we should be presenting ourselves as leaders. Jul 20, Natalie Shawver rated it really liked it.

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This book speaks to us all. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Tressel gives many examples for all winnrrs the principles he gives. Jim Tressel is a winner The book was a great read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He was a very good coach and had a very good team when he was at Ohio State. Filled with hundreds of inspirational stories, quotes and anecdotes. Apparently my former coach learned from one of the best as hundreds if not thousands of these ideas and quotes from the book were used all through out my high school football career.

Never run from anything and never quit. Filled with hundreds of inspirational stories, quotes and anecdotes. I can’t do everything, but I can do something. Manyal this book up if you’re ready for football season like me or want an extra dose of optimism.


Every obstacle presents an opportunity The down side is what happened to Coach Tressel.

The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life by Jim Tressel

Provides a rare inside glimpse into the mind of one of the most respected coaches in college football history and into the huddle of one of the most successful football programs of all time.

If you can get past that point, this is a must read for any young person and even older ones at work who you’re trying to get to come together as a team.

Tresel major weakness of the book is when he attempts to theologize and wnners not offend in regard to Jesus. I usually like books that use regular everyday language but he just used way too many cliches. Like a lot of Ohio State fans, I was wondering, who is this guy? I challenge you to become a winner in life, a team person, and one that can say “Yes” to Tressels question, “If the game of life were to end tonight, would you be a winner?

Imagine how hard this was to accept for a Penn State Graduate.