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Success is a Choice

Jun 15, 2020

J.P. Nerbun is the founder of Thrive On Challenge, host of the "Coaching Culture" podcast, and author of Calling Up: Discovering Your Journey to Transformational Leadership. He was also a college basketball player, winning the NIT Championship when he was a member of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

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In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • Dealing with "uncoachable" players
  • Focusing on the process even though you get fired if you lose
  • What transformational coaching means
  • How to build a strong culture
  • Rules and punishment for your team
  • ... and so much more!!!


Resources, Books, and Links 

Twitter: @JpNerbun





CALLING UP: Discovering Your Journey Toward Transformational Leadership by J.P. Nerbun

Click here for the Coaching Culture Podcast

Download "5 Ways Any Coach Can Change Their Culture"

"How I Stopped Dealing with Parents" by Nate Sanderson

Articles of Interest . . .

Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .

J.P. Nerbun in Action

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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.