In the December Issue of SUCCESS, Discover How Coach John Wooden’s Legacy and Timeless Lessons Live On

“Although Wooden’s last on-court victory was secured more than 40 years ago and he passed away in 2010, his lessons are as relevant today as ever. Coach, as he was simply known to all, believed that real success is defined not by wins and losses, but by the daily development of yourself and giving your best in all you do.”

—Contributing Editor Don Yaeger writes in SUCCESS, December 2016 issue

SUCCESS has partnered with the Wooden family to bring Coach’s timeless lessons to life in the form of an online learning course. Discover how you can reach your full potential of competitive greatness through unparalleled access to Coach’s teachings, philosophies and wisdom. Releasing on November 15, 2016, the course will show participants how to use the renowned Pyramid of Success to craft a championship mindset that will help them achieve any goal.

We’ve added a treat for readers, too: Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success has been included in this issue for you to tear out and hang up at your home, office or wherever you need daily inspiration. To learn more about Coach Wooden’s life lessons on success, teambuilding and leadership, readers can visit This online learning destination features Wooden’s fundamentals in the form of articles, videos and offers unique tools such as the The Wooden Effect infographic, which is an assembly of business leaders, entertainment personalities, coaches, and athletes that have been influenced by Coach Wooden.

Also Inside This Issue
SUCCESS Magazine’s December issue explores all things related to family. Whether it’s reading one writer’s poignant recollection of a childhood vacation, discovering the unique world of genealogy or learning how to be a great parent, this issue will make you appreciate your family right in time for the holidays.   

  • Power Parenting: We all want to raise our children to be successful, thriving and happy adults. In this feature, learn the secret to raising children today: focusing on their positive character strengths (such as creativity, bravery and leadership), happiness and overall well-being just as much as their test scores.
  • My Roots: Freelance writer Tara Nieuwesteeg takes on the second most popular hobby in the U.S., genealogy, and begins mapping her family tree. While learning about her family’s unique history, she also learns a lot about herself and experiences a bit of personal growth in the process.
  • YouEconomy—Day in the Life of an Uber Driver: Regular SUCCESS contributor Jeff Vrabel joins the YouEconomy for a week as an Uber driver. While picking up riders in Indianapolis, he discovers the myriad benefits of talking to his passengers—many of whom are drastically different from himself—and regains a little bit of faith in humanity along the way.

For full stories, pick up the December issue, on newsstands November 8th. For more information about SUCCESS Magazine and additional personal development content, visit

SUCCESS magazine is a national newsstand publication and your guide to personal and professional development through inspiration, motivation and training. SUCCESS inspires 2 million readers a month, and has a total social reach of 5 million fans. SUCCESS magazine was founded in 1897 by influential thinker Orison Swett Marden. It is owned by Dallas-based SUCCESS Partners founded by Stuart Johnson.

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