The Games Do Count



The Games Do Count What Do Henry Kissinger, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, And Jon Bon Jovi Have In Common They Have All Reached The Top Of Their Respective Professions, And They All Credit Sports For Teaching Them The Lessons That Were Fundamental To Their Success In His Years Spent Interviewing And Profiling Celebrities, Politicians, And Top Businesspeople, Popular Sportscaster And Fox Friends Cohost Brian Kilmeade Has Discovered That Nearly Everyone Shares A Love Of Sports And Has A Story About How A Game, A Coach, Or A Single Moment Of Competition Changed His Or Her Life These Vignettes Have Entertained, Surprised, And Inspired Readers Nationwide With Their Insight Into America S Most Respected And Well Known Personalities Kilmeade Presents Than Seventy Stories Straight From The Men And Women Themselves And Those Who Were Closest To Them From Competition To Camaraderie, Individual Achievement To Teamwork, Failure To Success, The World Of Sports Encompasses It All And Enriches Our Lives The Games Do Count Reveals This Simple And Compelling Truth America S Best And Brightest Haven T Just Worked Hard They Ve Played Hard And The Results Have Been Staggering

10 thoughts on “The Games Do Count

  1. says:

    The overall intention of this book, to show that sports are an important part of character development, was really appealing to me I agree that participation in sports helps to shape a person and influence them all their life However, there were lots of typos Worth a casual read.

  2. says:

    I picked up The Games Do Count whilst browsing in the bargain books bin in a Border s in San Francisco Being a huge sports fan and a relatively recent MBA grad, I really thought this book would be perfect I mean think about it, it s about the US s most powerful leaders and their experiences and takeaways from the universal activity, sports And for 3, he steals second Whoa, I am lame I cra...

  3. says:

    This may be necessary reading for educators that seem to want to cut out sports Although I did not grow up with much of this in my earlier education, there seem to be lessons that are best learned while actively engaged in these types of activities It made meinterested in...

  4. says:

    It s a nice book The chapters are pretty short and are quick reads.For me, there are too many typos For instance Tony Danza boxed in the Golden Gloves not the Golden Globes Dr J s name is Julius Erving, not Julius Irving Those kind of errors, and they re al...

  5. says:

    I ve only read 15 or 20 of these profiles, but I like that so many of the people talk about how their participation in sports influenced what they re doing now and they re doing everything from acting to politics I als...

  6. says:

    A collection of essays written by some of the most famous people in America They tell the story of how participation in sports influenced their lives, how they applied lessons of teamwork, dedication, etc to their successes off the field After a while, the stories begin to sound the same, however.

  7. says:

    Their stories illustrate what the games are supposed to mean to our kids NOWHERE in the book does it talk about the importance of the games to the guy pacing the siadelines, veins bulging, living vicariously through his offspring

  8. says:

    The stories were not that remarkable but it was interesting to see what value sports played in these lives.Same old theme for me great theme but not that great of a book.The author is one of the anchors on Fox and Friends on morning TV Smart guy.

  9. says:

    Famous people played sports too The hell you say Some crack reporting there, third smartest host of Fox and Friends.

  10. says:

    Loved this book From the perspective of leaders, sports figures, CEO s and others, it s a great way to see how organized sports and coaches affected changed their lives.

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