Covering Habit 3 ("First Things First") and Habit 4 ("Win/Win") we start talking about going from a plan in place to the physical steps taken to be successful.
Perspective is powerful. And as it relates to our actions it often starts with our perspective - paradigm - on the situation. Often the most skilled athletes are the most proactive. This could include getting up additional shots, asking questions to those with more experience, or identifying other ways to learn (e.g. film or social media). It could be inferred that those same athletes considered most proactive have a higher level of confidence in the agency of their future outcomes, not bound to any pre-determined outcome.
The first chapter titled 'Inside-Out' infers true change takes place from self-reflection of our own character as opposed to surface adjustments to our personalities to assuage judgment from others. Character Ethics is a principled approach to self-improvement and interpersonal effectiveness; while Personality Ethics are seen as manipulative actions to achieve short-term objectives. To immediately pull basketball into the conversation, an expected issue for any coach throughout a season is playing time.
Clips of consecutive possessions with counters or wrinkles to take advantage of defenders cheating the same play.
Intentional player movement to shift defense creating driving opportunities.
Set actions hunting for 3-Point Field Goal Attempts
A variety of ways to incorporate ball-screens to create an offensive advantage.
Compilation of plays referred to as 'Pistol' often initiated by a Dribble-Handoff & Trailer.
Any plays started with two at the elbow and two at the corners.
Putting the ball in the hands of a playmaker.