John Wooden is a retired American basketball coach. The 99-year-old has written several books on life, coaching and his pyramid of success.

His official website is a thing of beauty and contains some great maxims and practical advice, such as ‘make everyday your masterpiece’ and ‘the carrot is mightier than the stick’.

Managing teachers may not be the same as managing athletes but there is much to learn from John Wooden  –http://www.coachwooden.com/

Let me know what you think.