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Success is a Choice

May 24, 2022

In today's LEADERSHIP NOW episode, Jamy Bechler interviews Darrin Gray about the upcoming Fatherhood Festival event at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Father's Day weekend.  This interview was conducted live on Facebook, YouTube, and Linkedin and we've uploaded the unedited audio today.

The LEADERSHIP NOW episodes examine a current topic in the world where sports and leadership intersect.

Darrin Gray, author of "The Jersey Effect", joins us to talk about the exciting event coming up at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Father's Day weekend. Find more information at
The family-friendly event will include on-field sports-themed activities, guest speaking appearances by Pro Football Hall of Famers, a stadium screening of American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story, and a concert featuring country star Jordan Davis. 
The Fatherhood Festival is intended to be a fun for the whole family event aimed at helping dads and their children form closer connections with one another, serving moms and single moms and providing engagement with father figures for fatherless kids in a safe and fun environment.
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Thanks again for listening and remember that “Success is a choice. What choice will you make today?”

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Jamy Bechler is the author of four books including The Captain and The Bus Trip, host of the Success is a Choice Podcast, professional speaker, and trains organizations on creating championship cultures. He previously spent 20 years as a college basketball coach and administrator.  The Leadership Playbook is Bechler's online program that helps athletes become better teammates and more positive leaders while strengthening a team's culture. As a certified John Maxwell leadership coach, Bechler 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.