View, Learn and Enjoy – All At Your Own Pace
This Lesson is a part of Pat’s Master Course: A Seven Sided Leader
This course gives aspiring leaders the understanding of what it means to have a vision on the journey to success. In this interview, Pat Williams discusses how passion plays a part in every leader's success story, and how maintaining that passion is essential in every step of the journey. Students will define what success means, and discover how to get there.
Pat Williams is a basketball Hall-of-Famer, currently serving as co-founder and senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Pat has been an integral part of NBA history, including bringing the NBA to Orlando.
In 1996, Pat was named as one of the 50 most influential people in NBA history by Beckett’s, a national publication. In 2012, Pat received the John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. As one of America’s top motivational speakers, he has addressed thousands of executives in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies and national associations to universities and nonprofits. Clients include AllState, American Express, Cisco, Coca-Cola, Disney, Honeywell, IBM, ING, Lockheed Martin, Nike, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Tyson Foods and more. Pat is also the author of over 100 books, one of his most recent title chronicling his successful battle with cancer, THE MISSION IS REMISSION.
Pat and his wife, Ruth, are the parents of 19 children, including 14 adopted from four nations, ranging in age from 26 to 40. Pat and his family have been featured in Sports Illustrated, Readers Digest, Good Housekeeping, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Focus on the Family as well as all of the major network and cable television news channels.