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We are pleased to announce the launch of our LEADERSHIP LIBRARY PODCAST. Our pilot
episode was released December 2nd, with releases scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday

Morning coffee is one of the joys of life. When you add your Cup of Joe to your visit to the
Leadership Library podcast, your morning coffee will add an educational, entertaining dose of
leadership octane to your day!

Our Podcast will focus on Leadership and Legacy as we create AHA moments from my book,
Tighten The Lug Nuts and my over 40 years of boots on the ground leadership experience.
Great leaders challenge their people NOT TO STOP AT THE FIRST RIGHT ANSWER. Tighten
The Lug Nuts and these visits to the leadership library will help you move past that first right
answer. The detailed examples are organized in an educational and entertaining way to form a
framework of real-world concepts. The book serves as a blueprint that can be easily applied by
leaders, entrepreneurs, and all of us in our everyday lives. I hope you enjoy the shows!
The format will allow us to approach concepts in 3 to 5-minute segments that are designed to
fuel your day and your journey. This will include what we have been building to inspire innovative
ideas and provide benefit to your business and your life journey. With these curated briefings, we
hope to give our listeners inside access to what I have been researching, designing, building,
thinking, and executing over these 40 years.

Past episodes include:
Ah Ha Moments
Balanced Leadership
Broad Based Leadership
Company Values
Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow
Goal Setting
Leaving a Legacy
Personal Values
Values as the Glue
Keys to Success
Build Your Brand Mosaic
Feeling like a Valued Individual
Go to Where the Puck is Going
Know Your Customer
with many more topics on the schedule
I hope you enjoy your visit to the LEADERSHIP LIBRARY podcast at www.tightenthelugnuts.com
and use www.tightenthelugnuts.com as your library pass, or visit https://www.buzzsprout.com
/1484407 or Apple Podcasts.

For more information visit our web site at https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/training/, or Get a copy of our our bestselling book, Tighten The Lug Nuts, at https://tightenthelugnuts.com.


During my recent interview with World Class Performers, I was asked the standard question What book(s) have influenced your life the most? Why?

Normally this question and my answer would not of had such an emotional impact on me, but as I thought about the question and read my answer after the interview, I thought about that wonderful day I had the opportunity of a lifetime to sit with Legendary Coach John Wooden at his home. And now, with the NCAA Basketball Tournament just around the corner, it brings back great memories.

For me, the books by legendary Coach John Wooden have had a profound influence in my life and career. I had many great honors in my lengthy career. Some honors were through achievement, and some were in meeting the people and seeing the many places my career has taken me but meeting Coach Wooden ranks as one of the best. I originally went to college to be a High School History teacher and a baseball coach, so I have always had a passion for coaching and a belief that great leaders were great coaches and teachers. For me, being a leader allowed me to pursue my coaching and teaching passion in a different venue.

Chances are good that someday you will meet someone famous. Maybe it is a sports figure or an actor or actress you have enjoyed, but the thrill of meeting a legendary coach whom I admired and often quoted was a dream come true.

Coach Wooden was both gracious and hospitable as we met and spoke in his home. I count this as one of the incredible moments in my career, and it brought the books to life. After this meeting and conversation, Coach Wooden was an integral part my leadership world.

Coach Wooden has been called one of the most respected coaches in the history of sports and the most successful coach in men’s college basketball history. Under his leadership, the Bruins achieved many accomplishments, including a record 10 NCAA men’s basketball championship titles. Many believe the records set under Coach Wooden’s leadership are unbreakable. He was also well known for his inspirational theories.

At our meeting, during the interview, and in all the future readings, Coach Wooden helped shape my professional life and values.


Coach Wooden identified two cornerstones that laid the foundation for his “Pyramid of Success” —industriousness and enthusiasm. Industriousness, as Wooden defined it, is more than just showing up and going through the motions. It is work, hard work. It is the ability to not only work hard but to continue to improve. On the other end of the structure is enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the heart behind the hard work. I learned and added my distinctive touch over time that “Hard work without enthusiasm is just that—hard work.” Enthusiasm is the ability to reach your full potential, to prepare and perform at your highest level. It is contagious, It brushes off on those you work with, those you work for, and the ones you lead. Coach Wooden and I were fortunate to coach, teach, and mentor some excellent individuals who went onto highly successful careers, Coach Wooden in the basketball arena and I in the business arena.

In my view the significant difference was the honesty of purpose in the people I managed, worked with, and mentored. It pertains to your motivation, to the pursuit of your goals and dreams. No name in lights or sneaker contracts for the working person. The reality is you are going to have to work at whatever it is you hope to achieve in your life. But it is how you face it and the journey you take that speaks to your character. Your true character is defined by your honesty of purpose. Your purpose is sacred and authentic. Honesty is what is at the core of your moral character. It is being trustworthy, loyal, fair, sincere, and true, even when it is difficult to be. It is not only how you create your values, but also how you add value to the lives of others.

To see the entire interview from that special day in Coach Wooden’s home, visit

For more information visit our web site at https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com or

Get a copy of our our bestselling book, Tighten The Lug Nuts, at https://tightenthelugnuts.com.

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Get Your Copy Today At Amazon.

Great leaders challenge their people NOT TO STOP AT THE FIRST RIGHT ANSWER.

Tighten The Lug Nuts is that book that will help you move past that first right answer and is full of detailed examples that are organized in an educational and entertaining way to form a framework of real-world concepts. This book serves as a blueprint that can be easily applied by leaders, entrepreneurs, and all of us in our everyday lives.

This is one of the best leadership books you can read to help you accelerate towards your personal and professional goals.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or a first-time manager, Tighten The Lug Nuts is not only motivational but also a call to action for those who have yet to make a mark in their field.

Visit https://tightenthelugnuts.com/ for additional information and to order your copy today.

” In the service business, people are our most important asset. The time we spend with our people is an investment in the future, not an expense or burden on our time. This time you with your people is an investment. You cannot successfully grow the business without an investment in people. “

Rocky Romanella

Visit the Leadership Library at https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/rockys-podcast/.


View all of our Keynote Speaking videos here, or watch a short sample from the library here.

Watch a video on our consulting services here.

Rocky was recently interviewed by a British TV outlet, BV-TV, for the Achiever Leader Show. You
can view that video at the homepage at 3SixtyManagementServices.com.

Much more is available at these links:

Virtual Keynotes – https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/motivational-speaker/
Virtual Meetings – https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com
Virtual Training – https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/training/
Traditional Consulting – https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/consulting/
Podcasts Library – https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/rockys-podcast/
Videos Library– https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/youtube-videos/
Our book, Tighten The Lug Nuts: The Principles of Balanced Leadership –
List of 23 Leadership Competencies – https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/
Coaches Corner – https://www.3sixtymanagementservices.com/category/leadership-training/

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