John Wooden Pyramid of Success

John Robert Wooden, the author of the famous “Pyramid of Success”, has died at the age of 99. He died of natural causes as he was suffering from various health issues from a long time. His death was a great loss for his family and friends. Apparently, Life and basketball are two separate things but former American Basketball coach and the legendary member of the Basketball Hall of Fame had successfully made a connection between them. He wrote several books but “Pyramid of Success” gained so much fame for him and people will always remember and honor him for his outstanding contributions.

According to him there are 12 lessons in leadership and even after so many years Pyramid of Success is remembered as the cornerstone of his historic life.

Former American basketball coach was born on October 14, 1910 he was member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach at a time. It was a great honor because he was the only member who was ever enshrined in both categories. He was born in a small town Hall, Indiana. He was so much inspired by Fuzzy Vandivie. At the age of 14 his family moved to the town of Martinsville.

Pyramid of Success “consists of philosophical building blocks for winning at basketball and at life.” He described himself as a “liberal Democrat”.

He married to Nellie Riley and had two children a son James Hugh Wooden and a daughter, Nancy Anne Muehlhausen. John Robert Wooden’s wife died of cancer on March 21, 1985.