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.

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...

Build Your Grit


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...


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...