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Success is a Choice

May 28, 2021

The Leadership Playbook is a weekly show in which co-hosts Jamy Bechler and Tristen Foote provide insights on leadership, life, teamwork, culture, and success. They also interview a guest each week and Jamy answers mailbag questions.

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1:10 - Jamy and Tristen start off the show chatting about Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL and whether that is a good thing. Jamy then shares his thoughts on being a verbal leader and the 3 ways EVERYONE can be a verbal leader.

10:00 – Tim Wilson is a sports management professor at Tusculum University in Greeneville, Tennessee. He formerly was a professor and Faculty Athletic Representative at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, TN when Jamy Bechler was the head women’s basketball coach. He talks about the world of sports opening up after Covid, the NBA playoffs, and why the sports industry is so exciting.

26:10 - Jamy answers listener questions from social media. If you want to submit questions for future shows, please do so @CoachBechler on Twitter, JamyBechlerLeadership on Facebook, or by emailing us at

This week's 6-pack of questions are...

  • Favorite “Success is a Choice” podcast guest
  • Bucket list of guests to interview
  • What he’d do differently if he could back and start over as a coach
  • NBA Championship prediction
  • Would he ever go back to the sidelines to coach
  • What makes a good leader

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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.