Craig Impelman

Craig Impelman
As Coach Wooden’s grandson-in-law, Craig Impelman had the opportunity to learn Coach’s teachings firsthand and wrote about those lessons for his site, He is a motivational speaker and the author of Wooden’s Wisdom, a weekly “e-coaching module” that is distributed to companies nationally.

Never Mistake Activity for Achievement

By Craig Impelman | June 20, 2018

How to maximize achievement for the most productive results

The Importance of Listening in Leadership

By Craig Impelman | June 13, 2018

Being an effective leader requires being an effective listener.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Making Mistakes

By Craig Impelman | June 6, 2018

‘If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.’

‘You Are Not a Failure Until You Start Blaming Others for Your Mistakes’

By Craig Impelman | May 30, 2018

Blaming doesn’t help you. It hurts you.

Don’t Try to Be Better Than Someone Else; Try to Be the Very Best You Can Be

By Craig Impelman | May 23, 2018

To worry about whether what you’re building is going to be better than what somebody else is building is to worry needlessly.


What Is Your Priority: Making a Living or Making a Life?

By Craig Impelman | May 16, 2018

Do not get so concerned with making a living that you forget to make a life.

The Importance of Constant Self-Improvement

By Craig Impelman | May 9, 2018

The best way to improve the team is to improve yourself. 

Why You Should Always Give the Credit and Take the Blame

By Craig Impelman | May 2, 2018

When no one is concerned with who gets the credit, you can accomplish amazing things. 

Why You’ve Got to Be True to Your Life-Guiding Principles

By Craig Impelman | April 18, 2018

‘If you sacrifice principle trying to please everyone, you end up pleasing no one.’


Do These 4 Things When You Make a Mistake

By Craig Impelman | April 11, 2018

‘Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.’