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Compete Every Day with Jake Thompson | A Show for Driven People

English, Education, 8 seasons, 794 episodes, 2 days, 48 minutes
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The show for ambitious people who want to be great. Discover how you can build the mindset + skills required to WIN your career, training + life each week with Compete Every Day's Jake Thompson. Learn what mental, habitual, & physical systems elite performers use to succeed in their professional and personal lives. Our episodes are motivating - but they go beyond a fire that fades by providing actual takeaways listeners can implement to build their own winning mindset to succeed in their career, fitness, relationships, and life. For more information on how you can build your competitive advantage in life, visit CompeteEveryDay.com.
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Being Purposeful & Intentional with Your Team's Culture with Angie McGilvrey of APEX Physical Therapy

Grab YOUR copy of 'PT Runs Free' on Amazon here.APEX Physical Therapy's co-founder Angie McGilvrey joins the show to discuss the importance of integrating your purpose & values into your culture, how to make those two vital foundations stick, and what she does as a small business owner of multiple locations to empower her leadership team to step up. Learn more about APEX Physical Therapy here.Connect with APEX team on Instagram here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
5/22/202438 minutes, 28 seconds
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What If You Changed the Focus of the Game You're Playing?

What if you stopped trying to win just this week - and started making choices to win the next 5 years? How would that impact your grit, relationships, and growth?___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
5/20/20248 minutes, 6 seconds
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Building a Great Life Now vs. Waiting Until You Get *There* with Steve Riley of Atticus Advantage

Atticus Advantage partner Steve Riley joins the show to discuss the importance of building a great life while you're building an impactful career instead of falling into the trap of 'there.' He shares his own story of struggle with this as well as what lessons he's learned from working with the top 1% of legal practice owners - and how all leaders can apply those lessons to their work. Learn more about Atticus Advantage's coaching programs here.Connect with Steve on LinkedIn here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
5/15/202436 minutes, 24 seconds
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How to Use Sundays to Set Up a Winning Week

Learn the 10-minute ritual Jake does every Sunday to set up wins during his upcoming week.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
5/13/20249 minutes, 28 seconds
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Olympic Gold Medalist Caryn Davies on Gratitude, Performance, & the Boring Work

Grab the new Manifesto / Strong Sailor drops here!Three-time Olympic medalist and recipient of the 2023 Thomas Keller Medal (lifetime achievement in rowing) Caryn Davies joins the show to discuss her Olympic career, high-performance mindset, and how she leveraged gratitude over fear in her performance.Connect with Caryn on LinkedIn here.Learn more about her Boston-area legal practice and team here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
5/8/202442 minutes, 56 seconds
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One Reason to Give Yourself Grace

One of the hardest things a high performer can do is give themselves grace for a mistake - but here's why you should and how learning to can help you ultimately perform better in the long-run.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
5/6/20249 minutes
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A Massive Key to Being a High Performance with Dr. Ruth Gotian

Jake sits down with high-performance thought leader Dr. Ruth Gotian to discuss key findings with high performance in the workplace, including motivation, rewards, and the power of mentorship.Connect with Dr. Ruth Gotian on LinkedIn here & order her newest book, Financial Times Guide to Mentoring, here.Order the Manifesto 3.0 shirt early here!Join the FREE May Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
5/1/202434 minutes, 30 seconds
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An Exercise to Being More Productive

Inspired by a coaching conversation, try this four-step method to improve your productivity on priorities.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
4/29/20247 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Horseshoe Relationship of Confidence & Imposter Syndrome with Rocky Garza

Coach Rocky Garza is focused on helping people 'kill doubt & build confidence.' In today's episode, he and Jake discuss the challenges of his childhood, the work to break some of those habits developed, how they ultimately ended up started him down the path to helping achievers battle back against fear and imposter syndrome to lead more effectively.Learn more about Rocky's coaching programs here.Connect with Rocky on LinkedIn here & Instagram here. ___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
4/24/202437 minutes, 31 seconds
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What is "Perfect" Costing You?

What progress do we end up costing ourselves by looking for 'perfect' in the current moment?___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
4/22/20245 minutes, 57 seconds
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[HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT] Dealing with Insecurity as a Leader with Tyler Dickerhoof

Click here to buy your ticket for Tyler's event where you can see me AND John Maxwell speaking!Impact Driven Leader's founder and leadership coach Tyler Dickerhoof joins today's show to talk about a leader's biggest challenge and how to work through the discomfort to make your biggest impact.Learn more about Tyler's coaching program here.Connect with Tyler on Instagram here.Mentioned in the episode:The Andrew Schulz Flagrant podcast episode with JJ Redick here.Book: The Twin Thieves How Great Leaders Build Great Teams by Lucas Jadin here.Book: The Culture System by J.P. Nerbun here.J.P.'s appearance on the Compete Every Day podcast here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
4/17/202451 minutes, 2 seconds
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A Fun Exercise for Dealing with That (annoying, frustrating, etc) Coworker

What is a leader supposed to do when dealing with *that* coworker or direct report? You could complain... but that would be doing what most people do. Do better and try today's activity.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
4/15/20246 minutes, 8 seconds
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When You Lack Your Best

How should you respond when you wake up and realize, 'I don't have my best today.'___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE
4/10/20246 minutes, 29 seconds
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Are You Learning from Both Directions?

Be careful to make sure you're not solely focused on learning from the people ahead of you...Grab the NEW 'Make Life Count' design here. Save 15% with code PODCAST at checkout!___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
4/8/20246 minutes, 37 seconds
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Are You Surrounded by Cheerleaders or Coaches?

What do the people surrounding you sound like?Grab the NEW 'Make Life Count' design here. Save 15% with code PODCAST at checkout!___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
4/3/202410 minutes, 6 seconds
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One Way to Replace the Limiting Beliefs Limiting You

How do you start to reprogram limiting beliefs that are limiting you?Join the FREE April Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
4/1/202412 minutes, 12 seconds
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A Different Way to Encourage Confidence in Yourself

Jake shares strategies to encourage himself during challenging moments and how each of us can implement the same strategy for whatever situation we face.Join the FREE April Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/27/20249 minutes, 11 seconds
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What's In Your Mental Carry-On?

What are you packing in your mental carry-on to be able to pull out when you need it?Listen to this past episode referenced with Lauren Rantala here.Join the FREE April Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/25/202410 minutes, 5 seconds
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An Inspiring Story of Resilience with Michael Bednarz

Compete Every Day community member Mike Bednarz shares his near-death experience in 2023 and how he's approached the long, painful road back with a Competitor Mindset.Follow Mike's journey on Instagram here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/20/202432 minutes, 8 seconds
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Four Underrated Skills that Will Make You a Better Leader

Learn four underrated skills that will make you a better leader and take on Jake's challenge to actively work on one of them this next quarter.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/18/20246 minutes, 49 seconds
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Flex Your Courage Muscle

Building your confidence requires that you flex this more often.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/13/20243 minutes, 30 seconds
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Discomfort Done Beats Comfortable "Wish I Had"

This is why you want to make a choice that most people won't.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/11/20242 minutes, 57 seconds
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Building a Strong Culture Virtually with Grant Baldwin

Grant Baldwin is an entrepreneur and founder of The Speaker Lab. Today we discuss the challenges of building culture in an all-virtual organization, and what Grant has done to build an intentional culture while scaling this multimillion-dollar business. Learn more about The Speaker Lab and their programs here.Grab Grant's book, The Successful Speaker, on Amazon here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/6/202443 minutes, 15 seconds
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What If I Can't Change the Culture?

What's a leader supposed to do if they can't change the entire culture from their position in the organizational chart?Join the FREE March Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/4/20244 minutes, 28 seconds
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Why You Need to Bet On Yourself

Learn four vital reasons why you should bet on yourself in your career. Check out the inspiration for today's episode here.Join the FREE March Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
3/1/202412 minutes, 44 seconds
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Why It's Important to Celebrate Small Wins

Don't overlook the importance of celebrating even your smallest steps forward.Join the FREE March Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/28/20246 minutes, 38 seconds
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Do You Throw It In or Try Again?

Join the FREE March Challenge with Jake HERE.Are you building the habit of throwing in the towel or trying again when you get off-track? ___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/26/20247 minutes, 10 seconds
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What If I Don't Believe I'm Good Enough?

Join the FREE March Challenge with Jake HERE.What do you do when you lack the confidence that you're even capable of reaching that goal?___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/23/202421 minutes, 2 seconds
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Creating Your Culture's System with JP Nerburn

Author and sports' coaches' coach J.P. Nerburn joins the show to discuss his book The Culture System and ideas for improving your team's culture and instilling larger impact on your people.Grab JP's books on his website here.Connect with JP on Twitter here.  Want even MORE? Grab JP's FREE course on  here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/21/202427 minutes, 33 seconds
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Leaders Who Want to Be Great Crave This

Most people avoid getting truthful (sometimes negative) feedback, because of how it makes them feel. Leaders have to separate the feedback of what they do from the facts of who they are - so they can leverage feedback to get better.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/19/20247 minutes, 10 seconds
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Reframing Discomfort Instead of Running From It

Our relationship with discomfort - and our ability to reframe how we see it - is vital to our relationship with growth and success.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/16/20241 minute, 39 seconds
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Getting More out of Your Day with 3.3 Author John Briggs

Author & small business owner John Briggs returns to the podcast to discuss his newest book, The 3.3 Rule for better controlling your focus, and how we can squeeze more productivity out of less working hours. Grab John's book The 3.3 Rule here.Follow John on LinkedIn here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/14/202431 minutes, 38 seconds
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My Advice to a Women's College Basketball Team - And You

Sit in on the words of encouragement I gave recently to a college basketball team and how that same advice can help you as you step into work and life today.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/12/20246 minutes, 21 seconds
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Excellence Isn't Common

Excellence isn't common, so why do we try so hard to blend in with society when society isn't achieving excellent outcomes?___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/8/20247 minutes, 10 seconds
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Is This Getting in the Way of Your Growth as a Leader?

Take a page from this research project featuring CEOs, MBA students, lawyers, and more against.... kindergarteners. Guess who won?It's not who you think - and what this lesson can teach about improvement.Join the FREE February Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/5/20244 minutes, 57 seconds
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Success is the Byproduct, not the Destination

In today's episode, I dive into the importance of focusing on something other than success in order to actually reach it.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
2/2/20244 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Reason Why I Always Say "I'm Cheering For You"

There's a very special reason why I close every podcast and every social media post with the line, "I'm cheering for you." In this episode, I reveal why it's so important to me.Join the FREE February Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/31/20242 minutes, 58 seconds
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Is This Keeping You From Going?

Are we honest with ourselves to admit when it's FOPO that's stopping us from starting - and how can we reframe that mindset to reach our goals & realize no one that matters actually cares. Join the FREE February Challenge with Jake HERE.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/29/20245 minutes, 16 seconds
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Embracing the Boring (Nutrition) to Build Your Best Self with Justin Murphy

iCoach founder & nutritional coach Justin Murphy makes his second appearance on the show to discuss the importance of embracing the basics and small shifts to fit your lifestyle vs trying to change everything in your diet. We talk accountability, LEGO blocks, and the importance of consistency.Learn more about iCoach here.Sign up for the FREE CED February Challenge here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/24/202437 minutes, 39 seconds
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One Thing a Leader Has to Do Consistently

It's vital when cultivating influence as a leader to continually keep your mind open to doing this on a consistent basis.Join the FREE February Challenge here!___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/22/20244 minutes, 55 seconds
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Embracing "Just One" for Building Momentum

Could you get started if you saw it as "just one" step?___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/19/20245 minutes, 49 seconds
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A New Way to Deal with Crowded Gyms & Those "Resolution Chasers"

What if we stopped complaining about all of the new gym-goers (and resolution chasers) and started using it as an opportunity to encourage?___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/17/20247 minutes, 10 seconds
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Transforming Grumbles into Gratitude

Are your complaints something that someone else would gladly take? An encouraging conversation on the power of reframing our situations as leaders.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/15/202411 minutes, 42 seconds
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Stop Shrinking This to Make Others Feel Comfortable

You're only hurting yourself when you shrink your goals to make other people feel comfortable about them.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/12/20242 minutes, 43 seconds
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Living Full After Hiding It All: A Former HYROX World Champion’s Journey to Overcome Adversity with Lauren Rantala

Warning: NSFW Language in this episode - but it's one you MUST listen to.2022 HYROX Doubles champion Lauren Rantala joins the show to discuss her journey to sobriety, the importance of gratitude & self-talk during competition, and why it's more important to get in the arena rather than sit on the sidelines.Key Links from the Show:Follow Lauren on Instagram here.Check out Lauren's hybrid coaching programming here.Jake's newest book, Lead Better Now, is available for preorder here & on Amazon Kindle here.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/10/202442 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Privilege of Influencing Others: Inspiring Courage Through Your Actions

Will your actions be a shining example or a stirring warning?___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/8/20248 minutes, 35 seconds
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It's Never Too Late (Yet) to Rewrite Your Story

Your time is ticking...but here's a reminder that it's not too late for you to get started.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/5/20246 minutes, 13 seconds
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No Quit Living Part 2 with Christopher J Wirth

Mental performance coach Christopher J Wirth joins the show to discuss actionable strategies for resetting after disappointment and refocusing on the "play of life" at hand.Key Links from the Show: Follow Christopher on Instagram here. Listen to his first interview back from 2020 here. Jake's newest book, Lead Better Now, is available for preorder here & on Amazon Kindle here.JOIN the FREE January Challenge with Jake here!___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/3/202430 minutes, 9 seconds
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You vs You: Maximize Performance and Pursue Greatness

Join the FREE January Challenge with Jake HERE.Be reminded that your competition this year - is with the person you were yesterday.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
1/1/20241 minute, 19 seconds
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Building Self-Belief: Using Visualization to Propel Yourself Toward Greatness

Be sure to join my FREE January Challenge starting soon by signing up here.A quick exercise to help you cast a vision for the new year and whom you want to become in it.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
12/29/202312 minutes, 36 seconds
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Growth is Uncomfortable and Often Invisible

Join the FREE January Challenge with Jake HERE.You don't need to see progress to be consistently making it.___________________Continue building your Competitor Mindset after today's episode by clicking HERE.
12/27/20235 minutes, 14 seconds