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Success is a Choice

Nov 30, 2020

Gary Sheffield, Jr. is a writer at He is a former college baseball player and the son of the legendary Gary Sheffield, Sr. who hit more than 500 homeruns during his career. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Picking out Jordan shoes with Derek Jeter
  • Having a famous dad
  • Getting a trash can thrown at him by Randy Johnson
  • His uncle Dwight "Doc" Gooden
  • What he's learned about fame
  • Seeing other people's perspectives
  • The Southwest Airlines culture

... And so much more!!!


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Thanks again for listening and remember that “Success is a choice. What choice will you make today?”

Jamy Bechler is the author of The Leadership Playbook, host of the Success is a Choice Podcast, professional speaker, and trains organizations on creating championship cultures. Bechler spent 20 years as a college basketball coach and administrator. He has worked with businesses and teams, including the NBA. Follow him on twitter at @CoachBechler. To connect with him via email or find out about his services, please contact You can also subscribe to his insights on success and leadership by clicking here.