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Graham Betchart is the director of mental training for Lucid Performance Inc. (@trainwithlucid). He is also the mental skills coach for many elite athletes, including several collegiate and professional basketball players. He has worked with the No. 1 draft pick in the last three NBA Drafts ('14, '15, '16), the NBA Player’s Association, USA Basketball and many other organizations. Betchart passionately seeks to unlock the full potential in each of the athletes he trains.
Betchart says that people need to learn how to be persistent if they want to find success. Do not quit something because you did not succeed the first time you tried it. Keep trying until you find success, then find something new to fail at. "Fail your way to the top," as Betchart puts it. We learn and improve from failure and can only truly succeed after we have failed.