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Success is a Choice

Mar 18, 2021

Bret Burchard is the co-founder of the mindset development company ChampionShift and co-author of “Catching Confetti: Developing the Mindset of a Champion.” He helps athletes and coaches tap into mental states to improve their confidence and resilience. He coached in the NBA for 10 seasons, all with the Phoenix Suns, most recently as the head coach of their minor league affiliate. 

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In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • Ignoring Justin Timberlake
  • Why some players are in the NBA and some aren't
  • What makes a great coach
  • How athletes can have a championship mindset
  • What "catching confetti" means
  • … 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