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Success is a Choice

Jun 18, 2021

The Leadership Playbook is a live 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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1:45 - Jamy and Tristen start off the show talking the new "2-Minute Drill" segments that Jamy is releasing weekly on the Success is a Choice Podcast Network. Last week's episode was about lessons learned when Jamy lost his luggage while flying to a speaking gig. This week's 2-Minute Drill was about Harriet Tubman and the influence she had despite not having any official status or power. 

9:45 – Justin White is a brand journalist for United Wholesale Mortgage and host of the "Power Forward" podcast. He is also a 7-time Emmy Award Winning sports journalist, reporter, host, and broadcaster. He appeared on the show and talked about the new sponsorship deal between the Detroit Pistons and UWM. As a native Bostonian, he also shared his feelings about the recent front office and coaching shakeup with the Boston Celtics. Justin also shared thoughts on the college football playoffs and baseball's unwritten rules. 

28:00 - 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 "starting 5" lineup of questions are...

  • What is the biggest mistake you see leaders make?
  • How did you pick Tristen to be the co-host?
  • What would be on your bucket list of things to do in life?
  • What are some of your hobbies? What do you do when you’re not speaking or writing?
  • Father’s day is coming up this weekend. What do you want for father’s day?

Jamy also gives his brother Corey a free shout-out on today's show. Corey is a high-level artist in Northern Michigan to specializes in pottery and amazing clay pieces of art. You can see his Art Show schedule or order art online at

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Jamy Bechler is the author of three published books including The Bus Trip and The Leadership Playbook, host of the Success is a Choice Podcast, professional speaker, and trains organizations on creating championship cultures. He is also a John Maxwell certified leadership coach. 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.