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S3E48: Be Intentional About Your Starting 5

August 14, 2019 No Comments

In order to reach your full potential, it’s important to practice habits, make choices, and surround yourself with people who will help you get there. In this week’s episode of the Compete Every Day podcast, host Jake Thompson talks about how to make life changes to get you where you need to go. He shares stories from his own past about times he didn’t make the right choices and how he learned to make those crucial…

How to Build a Mindset for Anything Life Throws at You

August 8, 2019 No Comments

Life will inevitably throw you a curveball. (Or drop a boulder on you like Looney Tunes’ Wile E. Coyote.) We can work our hardest, plan our best, and prepare to avoid adversity at all costs and it will still hit you. Try as we may, facing obstacles is a mandatory part of life. However, our response to adversity is completely up to us. It takes a mentally tough individual to be able to withstand the punches…

S3E47: Don Yaeger, Writing Your Best Life

August 7, 2019 No Comments

Intentionality is a key component of a successful work method. It brings a project from concept to completion and can help you establish a disciplined process you can follow from start to finish. That’s one of the takeaways from this week’s show with guest Don Yaeger. Yaeger previously worked for Sports Illustrated and is the author of more than 25 books, many of which are bestsellers. He shares stories from his own life and career and…

How to Never Let the Hard Days Win

August 1, 2019 No Comments

How do you make sure the hard days don’t break you? We all have those BAD days where nothing seems to go our way. We miss our alarm, we get rear-ended on the way to work, we might even hit our face on the barbell (stupid push jerk). Everyone has those days. The key is to not let one bad day turn into a second bad day…into a bad week…into a bad month…into a bad year. Most people do. It’s…

S3E46: Laurie Christine King

July 31, 2019 No Comments

One of the hardest challenges you may have to face is your own environment. Whether it’s the people in your inner circles or the space you’re living in or your job, it’s nearly impossible to outperform that which surrounds you every day. That’s why refining your space and time to make it reflect your goals is key to achieving success. That’s just one of the tips from this week’s guest, personal trainer and nutrition and lifestyle…

S3E45: Who Cares About Your Haters?

July 24, 2019 No Comments

It doesn’t matter how good you are or how great you rise to be, you will always have critics. Some of the best in their profession still had critics – even when their work record was impeccable. Instead of being distracted by what others say and constantly focused on how you can win their approval, invest your time and energy to what matters more: your effort, your actions, & your attitude. Jake busts the myth that…

There Will Always Be Haters

July 21, 2019 No Comments

It doesn’t matter how good you are, there will always be haters. Take for instance Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting: 3 people didn’t vote for Ken Griffey Jr 6 didn’t for Nolan Ryan 8 for Cal Ripken Jr 9 for Hank Aaron ARE YOU KIDDING ME??? Someone with a pen and a vote decided he’d rather be a hater because of something off-the-field or how an athlete handled an interview than vote one of…

S3E44: Dr. Rob Bell, Forging Mental Toughness

July 17, 2019 No Comments

Your life can change in an instant. It’s what sports psychologist Dr. Rob Bell calls a hinge moment. Hinge moments often come when you’re not expecting them, which is why it’s important to treat every day, every interaction, every conversation, and every person as though they could be that life-changing moment. That way, the hinge can connect when it needs to. It’s one of the skills you can use to build mental toughness and can make…

S3E43: What to Do If 2019 Has Sucked So Far

July 10, 2019 No Comments

This is your 2019 HALFWAY CHECKPOINT! ✅⁣⁣⁣⁣There are 6 months left until 2020.⁣⁣ It’s a perfect time look back at the progress you’ve made/didn’t, adjust your daily process to fit your plan for the next 6 months, and then hit the ground running⁣⁣Just like in sports, if 2019 is going GREAT or TERRIBLE, the final score is determined in the second half.⁣⁣Listen to this new episode on the 3 things you can do to finish the…

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