Nick Nurse, born and raised in Carroll, Iowa, is an American basketball coach and is currently coaching the Toronto Raptors in the NBA.Michael Sokolove is a longtime contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and the author of seven previous books.
"Nick Nurse didn't just work his way to the top. He lead his way to
the top. He's won everywhere he's been as a coach for a reason. His
leadership, story and principles will encourage and empower you.
This book is a must read!"--Jon Gordon, bestselling author of The
Power of Positive Leadership
"There's plenty in this book for everyone. Whether you're a coach, player or just a curious person, Nick's journey reveals many lessons in the pursuit of personal growth and excellence - and the benefits that accrue to those willing to bet on themselves."--Steve Nash, eight-time NBA All-Star
"When the Toronto Raptors clinched our country's first NBA Championship in the spring of 2019, they created a once-in-a-lifetime moment that brought Canadians together. Through Coach Nick's leadership and vision, this hard-fought victory brought us to our feet, inspired heroes and role models for our children, and united us all. The Raptors are truly Canada's team - and we're proud of the exceptional role Coach Nick plays."--The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada