The Pyramid of Success

Seven Point Creed

wooden seven point creed

John Wooden was incredibly influenced by his father, Joshua Wooden.

A timeless gift that his father gave him as a teenager was entitled “Seven Things to Do” – which Coach later coined as his famous “Seven Point Creed.”

  1. Be true to yourself.
  2. Help others.
  3. Make each day your masterpiece.
  4. Drink deeply from good books, especially the Bible.
  5. Make friendship a fine art.
  6. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
  7. Pray for guidance and count and give thanks for your blessings every day.