Pat Williams author headshot

Pat Williams with Mark Atteberry

Co-Founder of the Orlando Magic

Pat Williams, a NBA executive and basketball Hall of Famer, is the author of The Reluctant Leader, along with the celebrated author Mark Atteberry.


Pat Williams, longtime NBA executive and basketball Hall of Famer, is currently engaged in trying to bring Major League Baseball to Orlando. He is the author of well over a hundred books, many of them on the art of leadership. Pat is a highly sought-after motivational speaker, and the father of nineteen children and grandfather to nineteen more.

Mark Atteberry is the award-winning author of twelve books, including The Samson Syndrome and The Solomon Seduction. He lives in Central Florida with his wife, Marilyn.

learn how to be a better leader book

The Reluctant Leader

Overcoming The Hesitation That’s Holding You Back

In The Reluctant Leader, renowned leadership expert Pat Williams takes the fear out of leadership by answering every concern a reluctant leader might have and giving practical advice on how to navigate even the stickiest leadership challenges. “No Thanks” is the answer countless men and women have given when asked to…

Everyday is Gameday book cover

Every Day Is Game Day: A 365-Day Sports Devotional

A 365-Day Sports Devotional

Pat Williams is a legend in sports—a former professional baseball player, world champion sports executive, and cofounder of the Orlando Magic. Mark Atteberry, a pastor for forty-six years, once led his church softball team in bloop singles. As old friends and decorated authors, it was inevitable that the pro and…

What is Your Authority Score?