The AFT Construction Podcast is a portal through which the intricacies of the diverse world of business and entrepreneurship can be accessed and analyzed exhaustively thanks to the incredible communication dynamic that makes each episode fun and relatable. Hosted by Brad Leavitt, a construction professional himself, the platform is comprised of candid conversations that delve into the core of what motivated his guests to take on their different paths in life, how they went on to grow their businesses, and how they still maintain that competitive advantage within their respective niches. New episodes every Sunday at 1pm.
He also talks about the importance of building camaraderie with his teammates from other nations by creating a shared culture, which in turn motivates each and every athlete to perform at a much higher level on the court.
Jimmer also goes down memory lane, recalling how his naturally athletic prowess, combined with an immense drive, allowed him to fulfill his lifelong dream of playing for the NBA, and opened up new paths once he left that chapter behind him.
Finally, Jimmer talks with Brad about the process of building his new home in Denver and his advice to builders, architects, and designers looking to build their brand, and by extension forge a strong reputation with prospective clients.
- [03:07] Jimmer’s life in China and future plans for his pro basketball career
- [08:02] Getting along with Chinese teammates culturally
- [11:18] Different talent levels between Chinese and “import” players
- [13:17] How Jimmer came to play for the CBA
- [17:10] How Jimmer developed his entrepreneurial mindset as a pro athlete
- [20:24] Embodying a competitive mindset
- [24:07] Why Jimmer chose basketball
- [33:10] Addressing nerves before every game
- [38:34] Jimmer’s social media presence
- [40:55] About Jimmer’s Choose Kindness program
- [44:01] Playing at a prison
- [49:04] Jimmer’s recommendations to homebuilders, architects, and designers
- [55:00] How Jimmer chose his homebuilder
- [57:02] Putting together The Money Team
Connect with Jimmer:
- Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jimmerfredette_32/?hl=en
- TikTok – https://www.tiktok.com/@jimmerfredette_32?lang=en
- Twitter – https://mobile.twitter.com/jimmerfredette
- Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmer_Fredette
Connect with Brad Leavitt:
- Website – https://www.aftconstructionpodcast.com/
- Instagram – https://instagram.com/aft_construction
- Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/aftconstruction
- Houzz – https://www.houzz.com/pro/aft-construction/aft-construction
- Pinterest – https://www.pinterest.ph/AFT_CONSTRUCTION/
- YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzB4R_DHPVV1SPh7RUfR5jg
Key Quotes by Jimmer:
- A huge part of success is to be able to brush failures off and use them as motivation to get to the next step, whatever that next step may be.
- I didn’t have a Plan B growing up. Plan A was the NBA. That was all I thought about. That was all I was going to do.