on becoming a person

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By Carl Rogers
Mariner Books

The Key Idea That Inspired Phil: "Each person is an island unto himself, in a very real sense; and he can only build bridges to other islands if he is first of all willing to be himself and permitted to be himself." — Carl Rogers

The Real-Life Lesson for All of Us: "Rather than squeeze everybody into preordained roles, my goal has always been to foster an environment where the players can grow as individuals and express themselves creatively." — Phil Jackson