Some Thoughts On Various Subjects From John Calipari

“I need people who look at adversity as a challenge and failure as a learning opportunity.”

John Calipari

“It doesn’t matter how old you are or what you think you’ve accomplished. You don’t know everything. If you let your success harden into stubbornness, you may actually know less as the years go on. You get stupider because you stop listening. Nobody can tell you anything.”

John Calipari

“a year in a young man’s life is not forgotten by him or his family, and it may set the trajectory for the rest of his life.”

John Calipari

“They knew we cared about them individually. I believe that gave them an even greater ability to care about each other—to be fully invested as teammates.”

John Calipari

“When it comes to how we make up our staff, I need positive people around me. People with a “we can do this” mentality. I’m not saying everybody has to be whistling and skipping every day, but they have to look at things with an idea that we can tackle anything together.”

John Calipari

Here is an interview with Coach Calipari on the Dan Patrick Show:

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