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Pat Williams is the Co-Founder of the Orlando Magic, and the author of over 100 books, including his most recent, “Character Carved in the Stone”
In the episode, we discuss how a visit to speak the athletes at the United States Military Academy led to a visit to Trophy Point, and the inspiration for his book, based on 12 granite benches, each with a leadership virtue.
Pat speaks about his career as a baseball player with Wake Forest University and the Philadelphia Phillies organization, and more specifically a Catcher, and how that helped develop the foundation for his leadership.
He talks about how the NBA granted an expansion franchise to Orlando, and how the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation are “difference makers off the court.”
From John Wooden, to the importance of reading, and his battle with cancer, Pat provided great insight into his journey and the lessons learned in sports.
For more information on Pat, visit PatWilliams.com
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As usual another amazing podcast.
Love the common sense approach to life!
Character, discipline, values…works in all aspects of life.
If only children can be taught this in a very early stage of life the better this world would be.
It takes a TEAM to win, one person does not win a game!
Thanks again, So enjoyed listening to this interview.