What Would John Wooden Do?
August 27, 2012 2:47 PM   Subscribe

Old-school self-help and/or philosophy in the style of John Wooden?

There are many books by and about John Wooden and his particular type of philosophy and self-help techniques, including his Pyramid of Success.

What are others in this style? It's mid-Century, American Midwest, homespun and old-school. It's the kind of thing that is parodied in the character of Ron Swanson's Pyramid of Greatness.
posted by Cool Papa Bell to Grab Bag (2 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
How about Warren Buffet's value investing? Seems like the sort of thing that might be generally applicable, outside of investment banking that is.
posted by carsonb at 4:17 PM on August 27, 2012

In the blog The Art of Manliness, they often quote turn-of-the-century authors on the subjects of Self-Discipline and Obligation.
posted by ohshenandoah at 12:11 PM on August 28, 2012

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