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The Pen is mightier than the sword.”

Edward Bulwer-Lytton, writer of the play Richelieu.


“If the game of life ended tonight, would you be a winner?”

This is the first sentence to Jim Tressel's book, The Winners Manual.  A statement he has dedicated his life to. 

Tressel is teaching his players and the world that to be a winner in life does not mean you have great achievements, but that you have great character.  He is not keeping these truths to himself or the football team; they are being shared in book form with all of us.

Not only is he one of the most successful coaches in college football, he is also becoming a renowned author.  The Winner’s Manual was a New York Times best-seller with over 150,000 copies in print.  His goal was to teach people what winning in life really means, and it does not mean more wins than losses. 

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