Allen D. Hamdan, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and Vice Chair
Department of Surgery Beth Israel Lahey Health
“Sometimes keeping it simple produces the most profound results. I’ve read numerous self-help and leadership books and they don’t always ring true. Win the 16 by Dave Pygon hits the mark for me. Coming from a similar hard working immigrant background puts it into perspective. I use this book in my daily life and work. I think you will also when you read it."
Gail Taggart, CEO, L3 Hospitality Group, Inc
“Finding focus with all the distractions of the modern world is no easy task. What Dave has done with Win the 16 is to provide proven tips and best practices so today’s leaders can lock into their goals. Each meaningful story helps the reader visualize how to achieve a winning style for the life they want. I can see this book being used as a manual for those looking to clean up their habits and gain self-discipline in the workplace and in all relationships."
Patrick Mooney, CEO, SpyGlass Pharma
“Win the 16 is for every leader, parent, friend or individual who is searching for life’s secret guide to truly being happy, secure and successful. This book is a wonderfully powerful yet simple blueprint for how we can all achieve happiness and success by living each day with a clear shift in mindset, behavior, discipline, and accountability.”
Miles Boykin, NFL Professional Football Player, Pittsburgh Steelers
“The principles in Win the 16 are applicable to professional athletes and others that want to develop themselves. Dave was the president and coach for my high school AAU basketball team. The strategies he shares in the book are the same he communicated to us ten years ago. They continue to be a part of my life."
Jeff Hoffmann, award winning debut author of “Other People’s Children” and Co-Founder of
Advanced Information Solutions
"As a fellow author and small business owner, I easily relate to Dave’s journey. In his Win the 16, he successfully describes his winning strategy in an impactful book. Dave is winning the 16 and shows how you can too."
Dante Implicito, M.D., Section Chief, Spinal Surgery Hackensack University Medical Center,
President and CEO, DocSecure Insurance Company
“Wonderfully uplifting and practical wisdom from a first-time author. Weaving in entertaining anecdotes and stories. Dave Pygon brings the wealth of his lengthy business career to life with a very personal touch! As a very busy spine surgeon and businessman, I can honestly say his “Win the 16”, as outlined in this book and illustrated in his podcast, has been enlightening, easy to implement, and most importantly, very effective for me personally and professionally!"
Anthony Wallace, Vice President & General Manager, Bausch + Lomb
“If you’re wondering what differentiates highly successful people and would like to improve your daily impact, this book is a must read. Win the 16 is practical, insightful, action-oriented, and full of distilled wisdom for people at all stages of their career and personal journey.”
David Mayer, M.D., author “How to Stay Safe When Entering the Healthcare System”, Founding Director
“Having read many leadership books through the years, I found Win the 16 refreshing and different from many traditional leadership novels. Dave Pygon’s effective use of storytelling shares how different leaders inspire others to greatness and helps educate the reader on critical concepts such as inspirational leadership, motivational leadership and goal setting. Win the 16 is a mindset, philosophy and lifestyle that is well worth the read!”
Hector Graciano, President and CEO, Electric Motor Services, Inc
“Win the 16”, written by Dave Pygon demonstrates the methods of how to implement the drive, the patience, and the discipline to obtain personal goals. Growing up in our household, I was always reminded that demonstrating a strong work ethic makes people more successful. These are the fundamentals needed to conquer obstacles we may face throughout our lives. A must read for all."
Mary Ryan, Vice President, Miken Cartage, Inc
“Win the 16 is a recipe for success. Dave takes you step-by-step, chapter by chapter on what to do to achieve a healthy successful life. The small steps we repeat every day, create habits that can improve our lives. These steps can be applied to our careers, health and relationships. A great read for anyone looking to succeed."
Nic Weishar, Co-Founder & Head of Finance, YOKE
"Win the 16 offers numerous strategies to simplify and improve one's life and work while emphasizing the importance of reflection, motivation, and inspiration in achieving one's goals. Dave argues that anyone can be inspirational and encourages readers to make the most of their 16 waking hours by embracing a mindset, lifestyle, and philosophy that promotes deep thinking and personal growth. As a former Notre Dame football player and current technology business owner, I can tell you the topics and lessons covered in this book will help you become a high performer in anything you do.”
Shawn O’Neil, Chief Commercial Officer, ViaLase, Inc
“The beauty behind the Win the 16 principles are that the teachings are both relevant and implementable for all. I have incorporated aspects into my personal and professional life, and I have recommended Win the 16 to my children, who are just starting their careers.”
Nick Rella Jr, Enterprise Relationship Manager, Bloomberg LP
“Dave Pygon’s Win The 16 is the invaluable compass you need to keep the course on your goal-reaching journey. By adopting its impactful mantra, Win The 16 reshapes the hopeful idea of becoming your best-self into a strategic plan. His lessons will not only teach you how to optimize and conquer every waking hour of the day, but they’ll serve as the crutch you can lean on when motivation isn’t enough. A must-read for those looking to steer clear of complacency and level-up mentally, physically, and professionally.”
Christian Doucet, Owner, All Dry Services of Fort Worth, TX
“Whether you are the leader of a major corporation, the head coach of a local sports team, or an individual contributor at a start-up, Win the 16 has lessons for all. The principles outlined in Win the 16 provide a clear road map for successfully maximizing our potential every day.”
Paul Rosen, Chief Revenue Officer, ShipBob, Inc
“Whether you are an individual contributor or leader, Win the 16 embodies the habits and attributes needed to achieve success and get to your goals. This book is practical, and each chapter has nuggets of useful information you can immediately apply to your personal and professional lives. Dave is a great storyteller and provides real world examples. Win the 16 is a valuable resource for anyone looking to improve and get better.”
Curtis Price, Athletic Director, Chicago St. Rita High School
“Dave Pygon, my former high school basketball teammate at St. Rita, captures the essence of developing every day with Win the 16. This is a must read for anyone who is looking to improve in life.”
Tyler Pygon, Executive Account Manager, CDW
Jason Pygon, Sales Development Representative, YCharts
Jake Pygon, Associate Account Manager, Northern Trust
“Win the 16 is a proven concept. Our Dad has been living this existence our entire lives. No matter your age or occupation you can learn from this book.”