Jeff Nichols: Critical Thinker

In this episode of the Championship Leadership podcast Jeff Nichols talks about his journey to where he is today, surrounding yourself with people that want success for you, know that everyone has greatness in them, recognizing that the common thread in anything that happens to you is you and so much more.

In This Episode:

  • [5:55] What does championship leadership mean to Jeff?
  • [9:55] Who is Jeff Nichols and what brought him to where he is today?
  • [16:14] Leaders that have influenced him.
  • [21:43] His vision, future plans and impact he wants to make.
  • [27:32] A turning point inside of his life.
  • [33:31] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Be a critical thinker.”

“The common thread in anything that happens to you is you.”

“You got to love the people closest to you.”

“Everyone has greatness in them.”

“Life can be great but it’s only going to be great when you’re being truthful to yourself.”

“What gets you there typically wont keep you there.”

“You have to surround yourself with people that want success for you and that you are happy to see them successful.”

About The Guest:

Jeff Nichols physically prepares current and future candidates / athletes for the Military, Law Enforcement, and Fire Fighters.  Nichols also works with adult athletes among various amateur and professional athletics sports.  

Nichols began his career as a graduate assistant strength coach at Troy University in 2002.  After college Nichols joined the US Navy where he honorably served for eleven years. 

Nichols earned his Bachelors in Exercise Physiology from Troy University in 2002 and previously earned his Associates at Indian Hills Community College.  Jeff holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator.




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