1. Education

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Product Summary
"How to Be Like Mike"
by Pat Williams
Guide Rating -
Pros • Highly motivational with real world advice
• High interest reading for sports lovers
• An easy and quick read for all ages
Cons • Might not appeal to those with no sports interest
• Chapter on competition needs clarification for students
The Bottom Line - If you want a highly motivational and edifying book for yourself or your students, "How to Be Like Mike" cannot be beat.

Product Description
Written by Pat Williams, Senior Vice President of the Orlando Magic with sportswriter Michael Weinreb
Includes quotes and information from over 1500 interviews about Michael Jordan
Clearly describes the 11 qualities Michael Jordan possesses that make him great on and off the court
Rises above the realm of biography giving readers tools to use today in improving their lives
Written in an easy-to-read format that makes it a pleasure to read

Guide Review
Far Above the Realm of Biography
"How to Be Like Mike" is one of the best motivational books I have read in a long time. Rising far above the realm of biography, Pat Williams with Michael Weinreib have given readers tools to transform their own lives. This wonderful, easy-to-read book would appeal to teachers and students alike. The numerous quotes and anecdotes make it pleasurable throughout. Though I am not a basketball fan, I have marveled at Michael Jordan's accomplishments and after reading this book am even more amazed at the decisions he has made throughout his life. This book would make a great gift for those wishing to become the best at what they do.

Related Resources
Before You Buy Holiday Gifts for Educators

©2017 About.com. All rights reserved.