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Success is a Choice

Aug 12, 2020

Brian Levenson is the founder of Strong Skills, which provides executive coaching and mental performance coaching, speaking and consulting to elite organizations, performers and leaders. He also has a weekly podcast, Intentional Performers, where he interviews a diverse group of elite high performers. His new book, Shift Your Mind, is scheduled to be released in October of 2020.

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In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • Lessons learned from his Intentional Performance podcast
  • His new book Shift Your Mind
  • Why playing with joy matters
  • How to get your athletes focused
  • Thinking like a pro and playing like a kid
  • ... and so much more!!!


Resources, Books, and Links 

Twitter: @BrianLevenson



Shift Your Mind: 9 Mental Shifts to Thrive in Preparation and Performance by Brian Levenson

Recommended Intentional Performers episodes:

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

Brian Levenson 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.