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WILMINGTON, NC, March 23, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- To celebrate March Madness 2019, top motivational keynote speaker Rocky Romanella of 3SIXTY Management Services recently posted a never before seen, exclusive interview with Coach John Wooden.
John Wooden was both a very successful coach and a wise and beloved teacher. He achieved an unparalleled record of success. According to his website: Ten NCAA's Men's Basketball Championships, seven in consecutive years, 16 appearances in the Final Four, a record of 88 consecutive victories, 38 straight victories in NCAA tournament play, four perfect seasons, 8 perfect PAC 8 Conference seasons . . .it goes on and on. In short, he became a legend. But what is perhaps more important is his reputation as a wise teacher who clearly understood what is required to be an effective leader.
Bill Walton is quoted on the site as saying "Coach Wooden never talked about winning and losing, but rather about the effort to win. He rarely talked about basketball, but generally about life. He never talked about strategy, statistics or plays, but rather about people and character. Coach Wooden never tired of telling us that once you become a good person, then you have a chance of becoming a good basketball player."
Rocky Romanella of 3SIXTY Management Services LLC, a consummate leader in his own right, had the unique privilege of interviewing Coach Wooden. He has made that never seen before interview available in the Coach's Corner section of his website.
"As I left this memorable and moving conversation with Coach Wooden, my epiphany was the concept of Legacy. As we grow and develop, take on new challenges or simply move into a new phase of our lives, we will be faced with complications and adversity that may set us back. Honesty, perseverance, and trustworthiness will become major factors in overcoming these obstacles and creating our personal brand and our legacy.
"Along the way, we will come to a decision point. Our choice is simple but profound. Our choices are LEAD, FOLLOW, or GET OUT OF THE WAY. If we choose to lead, we will need to be an honest and trusted leader. If we are focused and ready to face these complex business challenges and personal changes with discipline, determination, honesty of purpose, and in an ethical manner we will be successful.
"Whether we realize it or not, we are all here to determine what our real intent is in life. For each of us it may be different. For each person it may be different: whether you are a spouse, father, mother, leader, or mentor; to have a legacy, it is important that we leave the place a little better than found it.
"Purpose-driven people put their morals, character, and honesty first. Without purpose, we drift. With purpose, we steer. You have a responsibility to yourself and to others to use your best judgment, weigh your options carefully, and make the right decisions—even if they're not the most favorable or popular, even when no one is watching! When you do that you honor yourself and your values.
"Wherever your path takes you, know that your trustworthiness is your highest honor. That will be your legacy. As a person your core beliefs are not what you would like them to be, but rather what actually lives and breathes in you as a person. The good news is that you will have many opportunities in a career and in life to demonstrate these values and beliefs, but only one chance to get it right each time.
"Live your word. Leave a legacy."
The exclusive interview is available at https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com.
Rocky Romanella, now one of the country's top motivational keynote speakers, in many ways, follows the general path of Coach Wooden, encouraging us to apply the concepts of Balanced Leadership to not only business situations, but many phases of our lives. His highly praised book, 'Tighten The Lug Nuts: The Principles of Balanced Leadership', brings rock-solid leadership advice to the forefront through an engaging and entertaining storytelling format. Many of the Balanced Leadership principles in the book also serve as keystone concepts in his engaging and highly entertaining keynote presentations and breakout sessions.
Coach Wooden was a supporter of the Jimmy V Foundation and in memory of Coach Valvano, who passed away April 28, 1993, 3SIXTY is remembering Coach Valvano and his fight by donating one dollar to the Jimmy V Fund to find the cure for cancer for each copy of 'Tighten The Lug Nuts' sold.
In addition to 'Tighten The Lug Nuts', Romanella offers a wealth of information at the company's website, all at no charge. These include a dedicated podcast resource page and a new video library. These resources allow visitors to explore a variety of important concepts quickly. They provide professionally produced content that can be incorporated into meetings, company gatherings or can perhaps be utilized to create in-house presentations.
Romanella has garnered praise for his ability to connect to a wide range of audiences with his storytelling ability and innate charisma. Richard Snowden, President of RavenHouse International said, "An engaging speaker and facilitator, Rocky leads business executives to break-through results through break-through thinking." Conrad Swanson, Sr. VP Agency Development of Arpin Van Lines Inc. stated, "Rocky inspired many to look inward and improve the way they operate their businesses and lead their team members."
A winner of the UPS Chairman's Award for Excellence, Romanella has created a legacy of motivating teams to achieve their best. He pulls in audiences with real life stories from an illustrious career spanning nearly 40 years at one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. Rocky brings leadership expertise in supply chain, logistics and transportation, retail, sales and operational excellence strategy, telecommunications engineering/construction management and installation. Having led many company sales efforts, rapidly building brands, restructuring events and developing a culture needed to integrate past acquisitions, he inspires audiences to create a unified company with one vision.
Rocky Romanella is available for keynote speaking engagements and media interviews. He can be contacted using the information below or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 'Tighten The Lug Nuts' is available at book outlets everywhere. Full information on 3SIXTY Management Services is available at the company's website at http://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com.
After an illustrious career spanning nearly 40 years focused on supply chain, logistics and transportation, retail, sales and operational excellence strategy at UPS – including The UPS Store franchise network and UPS Supply Chain Solutions – Rocky Romanella became the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Director for UniTek Global Services, a provider of engineering, construction management and installation services to companies specializing in the telecommunications field.
Rocky is currently the Founder and CEO of 3SIXTY Management Services, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in Executive Speaking, Leadership Development and Consulting Services. He also serves on the board of Goodman Networks, a leading provider of end-to- end network infrastructure, field and professional services to the wireless telecommunications and satellite television industries.
Rocky is an experienced CEO who led one of the largest rebranding initiatives in franchising history – The UPS Store, revolutionizing the $9 billion retail shipping and business services market.
While leading The UPS Store, the network increased retail unit, same-store sales by 5.8%, outpacing the National Retail Federation results of 4.6% during a recession.
Rocky steered UPS's entry into the health care industry and created the mantra, "It's a patient, not a package. ®"
He also led the integration of more than 20 acquisitions to improve financial performance, capabilities and global network footprint.
Through his executive roles and leadership advisory services, Rocky delivers results by developing and implementing his Balanced Leadership Model across enterprise operations. This includes a laser focus on customer needs, employee empowerment and the demands of shareholders.
Rocky has the rare ability to see a clear vision of the changing business landscape, the passion to develop strategies, tactics and metrics to drive desired results.
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