Author: Jake Thompson

Jake Thompson is a professional speaker and coach who helps ambitious leaders win their work, workouts, and life. As founder of Compete Every Day, he has spent years studying great competitors, and with this research, has created a process that can help leaders harness a Competitor's mindset to make better choices and in turn, make bigger impacts in their careers and personal life.

Sharpen Your Focus

You’ll Never Get This Back

No one is going to live forever. When it sinks in, it can be one of the scariest sentences you ever hear – or one of the...

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Sharpen Your Focus

This Thing Helps Determine Your Motivation

Distractions constantly call to us. “Priorities,” products, & people constantly clamor for our attention. Our focus is...

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Pursue Greatness

Hard Work vs. Competition

If you haven’t seen the above video by Duke women’s basketball coach Kara Lawson, you’re in for a treat. In it, Coach...

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Sharpen Your Focus

You Must Have a Clear Picture

Do you have a clear picture of where you want to go? Like a crystal clear picture? If the answer is yes, reply back and...

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Leadership

Winners Talk Differently

How we talk influences how we see the world and how we show up. Is our talk reinforcing the type of person we want to be? Or hindering it?...

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Pursue Greatness

Champions Stay Ready

If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready. So what are you doing today to make sure your game is ready when your opportunity...

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Pursue Greatness

Motivation vs. Mission – What’s the Difference?

I know you don’t actually believe you can do everything without motivation. Motivational speaker (and upcoming podcast guest) Ben...

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Build Your Grit

One Tip to Building Your Grit Today

Grit is a catchy phrase in today’s world. According to Angela Duckworth, grit is “perseverance and passion for long-term...

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Build Your Grit

Stickwithitness

You must be willing to make friends with boredom if you want to be great. So what happens when the excitement and fun fades? Do you stick...

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Mindset

Why Feeling Motivated is Overrated

Motivation is great to have, but relying on it is like trying to predict the weather in Texas. You simply can’t. So why do so many...

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