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Compete Every Day

By Jake Thompson

Learn how you can harness the power of competition to be better than yesterday and WIN at work and life in this weekly podcast. Compete Every Day's founder Jake Thompson interviews coaches, entrepreneurs, sports psychologists, trainers, and more to understand how they use competition to constantly drive self-improvement.

  1. 1.
    The Little Things Matter Big Time01/25/2021
    3:21
  2. 2.
    That Goal is Great...But Who Are You Becoming?01/22/2021
    9:15
  3. 3.
    One Thing All Winning Cultures Have with Toronto Raptors' Dr. Alex Auerbach01/20/2021
    29:23
  4. 4.
    A Leader's Guide to Using Social Media Better01/18/2021
    17:49
  5. 5.
    What Do They Notice First?01/15/2021
    7:59
  6. 6.
    The Little Details Matter with Alabama Baseball Strength Coach Brett Price01/13/2021
    21:21
  7. 7.
    Could Your Work Speak?01/11/2021
    3:22
  8. 8.
    Building a Competitive Mindset in Your Team01/08/2021
    9:34
  1. 9.
    Learning to "Sit in the Mess" to Lead Better with Sebastian Little01/06/2021
    26:23
  2. 10.
    Build Your Block01/04/2021
    4:44
  3. 11.
    Be the Standard01/01/2021
    6:06
  4. 12.
    Destination Unstoppable & Reaching Our Created Potential with Maureen Electa Monte12/30/2020
    31:46
  5. 13.
    Why You Need to Work Harder Today12/28/2020
    5:21
  6. 14.
    The Best Gift12/25/2020
    3:44
  7. 15.
    Empowering Your Team to Lead Each Other with Dartmouth's Spencer Brown12/23/2020
    30:38
  8. 16.
    What Will You Harvest?12/21/2020
    6:57
  9. 17.
    Why Competitors Set the Pace12/18/2020
    5:08
  10. 18.
    I Love To Watch You Play with Asia Mape12/16/2020
    30:00
  11. 19.
    Do You *Really* Know Where You're Going?12/14/2020
    7:05
  12. 20.
    Why Easy Won't Make You Proud12/11/2020
    7:55
  13. 21.
    Get to Know Those You Lead with ISU's Jen Malcom12/09/2020
    21:21
  14. 22.
    Where’s Your Break if You’re Competing Every Day?12/07/2020
    11:12
  15. 23.
    There is No Finish Line12/04/2020
    5:53
  16. 24.
    Why Gratitude is Crucial to Performing at Your Best with Dr. Nicole Gabana12/02/2020
    29:54
  17. 25.
    Open Yourself Up to Open Up Your Opportunities11/30/2020
    10:17
  18. 26.
    The One Word You Must Start Using Today11/27/2020
    5:35
  19. 27.
    Being an Executive Athlete with Ken Lubin11/25/2020
    25:01
  20. 28.
    Maximize Your Moment11/23/2020
    7:26
  21. 29.
    Getting Better is a Choice11/20/2020
    5:09
  22. 30.
    Using Heartbreak as a Platform to Help Others with Lauren Sisler11/18/2020
    40:09
  23. 31.
    What to Do When You're Not Motivated11/16/2020
    6:48
  24. 32.
    Champions Never Let a Losing Streak Start11/13/2020
    6:35
  25. 33.
    Something Beats Nothing11/09/2020
    6:54
  26. 34.
    Competitors Control Their Controllables11/06/2020
    4:39
  27. 35.
    Shift Your Mind with Brian Levenson11/04/2020
    33:37
  28. 36.
    Competitors Always Do Something11/02/2020
    5:18
  29. 37.
    From Rock Bottom to Rocking Life with Matt Kjell10/28/2020
    18:15
  30. 38.
    How do You Create a Culture of Excellence with Colin Cerniglia10/21/2020
    38:30
  31. 39.
    Why Self-Compassion is Key for Greatness with Anna Hennings10/14/2020
    31:16
  32. 40.
    BONUS: Competitors Choose to Be *That* Person10/09/2020
    5:34
  33. 41.
    Work on Your Game with Dre Baldwin10/07/2020
    27:02
  34. 42.
    BONUS: Who You Need to Vote For This Fall10/02/2020
    3:48
  35. 43.
    The Uniform of Leadership with Jason Romano09/30/2020
    28:05
  36. 44.
    Win in the Dark with Lucas Jadin09/23/2020
    43:14
  37. 45.
    Investing in Your Future Leadership Skills with Ryan Hawk09/16/2020
    34:12
  38. 46.
    Power of Positivity with Jon Gordon09/09/2020
    27:01
  39. 47.
    BONUS: How Should Athletes & Parents Manage Sports Cancellations & Grief09/04/2020
    25:48
  40. 48.
    Mayhem Mindset with Jim Hensel09/02/2020
    38:35
  41. 49.
    Winning The Inner Game with Lindsey Wilson08/26/2020
    41:29
  42. 50.
    Make WODS Great Again with John Wooley08/19/2020
    36:41
  43. 51.
    Making an Impact with Athletes Off the Field with Tola Ogunlewe08/12/2020
    24:14
  44. 52.
    Get Your GameFace Ready with Grant Parr08/05/2020
    26:57
  45. 53.
    From Mimbo to Manhood with the MTV Star, Dan Cortese07/29/2020
    26:27
  46. 54.
    AMRAP Mentality with Jason Khalipa07/22/2020
    23:56
  47. 55.
    Leading Effectively When the Pressure is High with Marc Polymeropoulos07/15/2020
    35:42
  48. 56.
    I Am Invictus & Fighting Youth Depression with Colin Bado07/08/2020
    37:28
  49. 57.
    What Mentally Strong People Do with Amy Morin06/24/2020
    23:46
  50. 58.
    No Quit Living with Christopher J Wirth06/17/2020
    25:08
  51. 59.
    Building Mental Skills for Life with Zach Brandon06/10/2020
    26:49
  52. 60.
    Building Teams of Significance with Ralph Pim06/03/2020
    27:45
  53. 61.
    Building Resilience & Self-Awareness for Uncertain Times with Rick Alexander05/27/2020
    20:57
  54. 62.
    Being Champion Minded with Allistair McCaw05/20/2020
    34:57
  55. 63.
    Stop Doing Nothing with Patrick Allmond05/13/2020
    27:33
  56. 64.
    What Battle Are You Fighting with David Burkus05/06/2020
    31:56
  57. 65.
    A Blueprint for Your Career Success with Will Baggett04/29/2020
    23:32
  58. 66.
    Are You Investing in Who's Next with Meridith E. Powell04/22/2020
    20:43
  59. 67.
    Living Your PRISE Life with Dr. Paul Arciero04/15/2020
    28:02
  60. 68.
    Win the Next Possession04/10/2020
    18:58
  61. 69.
    The Importance of Integrity & Rising From Every Fall with Leigh Steinberg04/08/2020
    24:13
  62. 70.
    Planting Seeds in This Storm04/03/2020
    17:52
  63. 71.
    Fear, Shame, & High Achievers with Caleb Campbell04/01/2020
    38:23
  64. 72.
    BONUS: Are You a Thermometer or Thermostat?03/30/2020
    2:50
  65. 73.
    Culture Breeds Excellence with Kevin Deshazo03/25/2020
    33:58
  66. 74.
    A Competitor Will Do What They Can03/18/2020
    13:32
  67. 75.
    How Competitors MAKE Time with John Zeratsky03/11/2020
    24:42
  68. 76.
    Competitors Rack Their Weights03/06/2020
    10:54
  69. 77.
    Goal Crushing with Gym Gypsy Founder Vanessa Bennington03/04/2020
    26:17
  70. 78.
    How Competitors Excel Under Pressure03/02/2020
    18:48
  71. 79.
    Overcoming Life's Physical & Mental Challenges with Dog Musher Katherine Keith02/26/2020
    28:18
  72. 80.
    Winning as an Underdog in Life with JJ Birden02/19/2020
    26:59
  73. 81.
    Setting Expectations in Fitness & Life with Chase Ingraham02/12/2020
    45:20
  74. 82.
    Creating Your Best Life with Best Self CoFounder Cathryn Lavery02/05/2020
    26:21
  75. 83.
    The Most Successful Competitors Still Lose01/31/2020
    14:02
  76. 84.
    Be Brave & Do Epic Things with Sonya Looney01/29/2020
    27:28
  77. 85.
    How to Kill Your “Just In Case” Excuse01/24/2020
    21:36
  78. 86.
    Train Yourself to Break the Impossible with Joel Runyon01/22/2020
    28:51
  79. 87.
    How to Make This Year Your Best Year01/17/2020
    23:09
  80. 88.
    Be Addicted to Bettering Yourself01/15/2020
    16:23
  81. 89.
    What Matters Most?01/11/2020
    13:50
  82. 90.
    How to be an Uncommon Competitor with Scott Savor01/08/2020
    26:46
  83. 91.
    Your Excuses Don't Matter, Here's how to Get Rid of Them01/03/2020
    15:30
  84. 92.
    How to Go 366-0 in 202001/01/2020
    11:58
  85. 93.
    Cassie Weaver, Mental Performance & Volleyball Coach12/23/2019
    35:55
  86. 94.
    Entrepreneurship, Growth, & Work/Life Balance with Caffeine & Kilos co-founder Danny Lehr12/18/2019
    34:03
  87. 95.
    How To Build Your Positive Self-Talk12/11/2019
    16:24
  88. 96.
    Mental Performance, Endurance Sports, & How Bad Do You Want It with Matt Fitzgerald12/04/2019
    21:26
  89. 97.
    Paige Tonz, If Only I’d Known Then11/27/2019
    23:21
  90. 98.
    Tyler Johnson, Elevate Your Mindset11/20/2019
    21:31
  91. 99.
    Quit Chasing Your Bad Investment11/13/2019
    9:32
  92. 100.
    Charlie "The Spaniard" Brenneman, Overcoming Challenges to Constantly Learn11/06/2019
    22:59
  93. 101.
    Make Adjustments - Not Excuses10/30/2019
    9:45
  94. 102.
    Joe Ferraro, 1% Better Every Day10/23/2019
    31:28
  95. 103.
    Hannah Huesman, MLB Mental Performance Coach10/16/2019
    29:23
  96. 104.
    Dennys Lozada, Been There, Going Back to Make a Difference10/09/2019
    36:57
  97. 105.
    Cody Royle, Thinking Outside the Box10/02/2019
    26:26
  98. 106.
    David Cuthbert, Wine to Water CEO09/25/2019
    29:22
  99. 107.
    Dr. Julie Bell, Mind of a Champion09/18/2019
    28:28
  100. 108.
    Life Ain't Fantasy Football09/11/2019
    12:27
  101. 109.
    [BONUS] How to Build a Mindset for Anything Life Throws at You09/06/2019
    6:25
  102. 110.
    Keith Mitchell, A Former NFL LB on Mindful Meditation09/04/2019
    23:17
  103. 111.
    [BONUS] Leave No Doubt08/30/2019
    5:43
  104. 112.
    Lessons, Wisdom, & What I've Learned from at Compete Every Day08/28/2019
    1:15:06
  105. 113.
    [BONUS] Forge Your Greatness08/23/2019
    18:10
  106. 114.
    Jamy Bechler, How to Maximize Your Potential08/21/2019
    30:33
  107. 115.
    Competitors Choose Their Starting Lineup Wisely08/14/2019
    21:07
  108. 116.
    Don Yaeger, Writing Your Best Life08/07/2019
    36:17
  109. 117.
    Laurie Christine King: The Power of Your Circle07/31/2019
    45:31
  110. 118.
    Who Cares About Your Haters?07/24/2019
    13:40
  111. 119.
    Dr. Rob Bell, Forging Mental Toughness07/17/2019
    34:15
  112. 120.
    What to Do If 2019 Has Sucked So Far07/10/2019
    13:33
  113. 121.
    Sarah Milby, How to Perform at Your Best in Your Career07/03/2019
    35:09
  114. 122.
    Brian Levenson, Train Your Brain to Win Today06/26/2019
    34:23
  115. 123.
    Failures. Setbacks. And What Actually Matters Most.06/19/2019
    10:11
  116. 124.
    Cindra Kamphoff, Building Mental Toughness for Life06/12/2019
    26:43
  117. 125.
    Laura Gassner Otting, How to Finally be Limitless06/05/2019
    36:29
  118. 126.
    Stephen Mackey, How 2Words Can Change Your Life05/22/2019
    29:06
  119. 127.
    The 8 Biggest Lessons from my 8 Years at Compete Every Day05/19/2019
    15:00
  120. 128.
    Yogi Roth, How Great is Ball05/08/2019
    31:41
  121. 129.
    Lindsey Smith: Coaching Effort, Motivating Teams, & Setting the Example as a Parent05/01/2019
    30:03
  122. 130.
    Brian Cain, Building Mental Toughness04/24/2019
    27:33
  123. 131.
    Coach Randy Jackson: Culture Defeats Strategy04/17/2019
    19:26
  124. 132.
    Ryan Schultz: ROMWOD, KillCliff, and Finding Success In Your Roots04/10/2019
    32:13
  125. 133.
    Geoff Woods, The ONE Thing04/03/2019
    30:30
  126. 134.
    Jenny Dean, Workout With Works Out for You03/27/2019
    24:29
  127. 135.
    Ryan Michler, How to Lead to Succeed at Home & in Life03/20/2019
    38:01
  128. 136.
    Carrie Garten, Building an Olympic Sized Drive03/13/2019
    26:24
  129. 137.
    Speak Your Success with Coach Jonathan Jones03/06/2019
    26:03
  130. 138.
    Dr. Lara Pence, Spartan Mind Doc02/27/2019
    27:29
  131. 139.
    How to Reach Your FULL Potential with Dr. Greg Wells02/20/2019
    25:40
  132. 140.
    Carina Morgan: Empowering BOSS Babes Through Health02/13/2019
    35:35
  133. 141.
    What Competitors Know About Luck02/10/2019
    10:13
  134. 142.
    James Quigley, Finding Your Voice and Career02/06/2019
    52:13
  135. 143.
    How to Drive The Entire Field in Life02/03/2019
    11:40
  136. 144.
    Nicole Biscuiti, The Chestee Founder01/30/2019
    56:12
  137. 145.
    Why Rest Days Still Count as "Competing"01/27/2019
    12:34
  138. 146.
    Julian Placino, How to Have a Stand Out Career01/23/2019
    27:37
  139. 147.
    Make Things Happen For You - Not To You, with James Leath01/16/2019
    44:40
  140. 148.
    Are You Going to Win the Day or Not?01/13/2019
    5:07
  141. 149.
    81: Brandon Pogue, 2010 Labs & Creating a Nutrition Brand12/23/2018
    28:57
  142. 150.
    80: Tony Vance, Changing A Losing Culture12/18/2018
    22:00
  143. 151.
    79: Justin Murphy, Re-Train Your Brain12/11/2018
    36:05
  144. 152.
    78: Will Trujillo, The Competitive Mindset12/04/2018
    24:24
  145. 153.
    77: Coach Dana Cavalea, The Habits of a Champion11/27/2018
    31:51
  146. 154.
    How Competitors Have Great Self-Confidence11/23/2018
    4:58
  147. 155.
    76: Rachel Balkovec, Shattering Stereotypes & Limits11/20/2018
    46:13
  148. 156.
    Competition is a Daily Mindset11/16/2018
    6:39
  149. 157.
    75: Christopher Williams, The Power In Perspective11/13/2018
    32:41
  150. 158.
    Does Your Position Influence Your Output?11/09/2018
    5:43
  151. 159.
    74: Roger Hinshaw, Grit is the Key to Being Great11/06/2018
    43:05
  152. 160.
    How Competitors Take On Obstacles11/02/2018
    8:24
  153. 161.
    73: Cletus Coffey, Winning as an Athlete in Life After Sports10/30/2018
    36:15
  154. 162.
    How to Kill Your Excuses10/26/2018
    13:30
  155. 163.
    72: Coach Traylor, Pounding the Stone10/23/2018
    33:24
  156. 164.
    You HAVE To Embrace "The Process"10/19/2018
    7:02
  157. 165.
    71: Coach Dar, Raise the Bar10/16/2018
    21:00
  158. 166.
    It Sucks Being a Rookie10/12/2018
    6:53
  159. 167.
    70: Hall of Fame Softball Player Cat Osterman on Being a Champion in Life10/09/2018
    28:42
  160. 168.
    The Key to Being Successful is to Keep Knocking10/05/2018
    5:01
  161. 169.
    69: Jordan Pugh, Former NFL Player on How to Handle Unforeseen Setbacks on and off the Field10/02/2018
    24:16
  162. 170.
    68: Dr. Kip Watson, Why You Should Burn Participation Trophies09/25/2018
    26:23
  163. 171.
    Why The Best Embrace Change09/21/2018
    4:50
  164. 172.
    67: WNBA Mental Performance Coach, Dr. Stu Singer09/18/2018
    39:21
  165. 173.
    A Formula for Pursuing Your Goals, From Start to Finish This Year09/14/2018
    10:40
  166. 174.
    66: Kyle Brown: Fit365 CEO & the Power of Discomfort09/11/2018
    32:54
  167. 175.
    Bury Your Excuses09/07/2018
    6:07
  168. 176.
    65: Johnny Quinn, Think Like an Olympian09/04/2018
    26:23
  169. 177.
    How to Be More Consistent08/31/2018
    4:59
  170. 178.
    64: Kristi Huizenga, Using Competition to Build a Championship Program08/28/2018
    30:08
  171. 179.
    How to Be an Overnight Success08/24/2018
    7:11
  172. 180.
    63: LeRoy Gardner, Wrestling 1-on-1 With Life08/21/2018
    48:20
  173. 181.
    Why it Matters That You Compete Every Day08/17/2018
    5:06
  174. 182.
    62: Akeem Leviston, Coaching Players to 100% Effort08/14/2018
    52:43
  175. 183.
    A Competitor's Perspective on Adversity vs. Opportunity08/10/2018
    4:41
  176. 184.
    61: Matthew Del Negro, Overcoming 10,000 No's08/07/2018
    33:32
  177. 185.
    You Have to Quit to Compete08/03/2018
    4:59
  178. 186.
    60: NFL QB and Coaches' Coach, Richard Bartel07/31/2018
    38:19
  179. 187.
    59: Jose Vazquez, Texas Rangers Strength & Conditioning Coach07/24/2018
    20:36
  180. 188.
    58: Olympian Martin J Reader on Mindfulness & How to Stay Focused on the Big Picture07/17/2018
    31:40
  181. 189.
    57: How to Face & Overcome Failure with Hunter Clark, Adaptive Training Foundation07/10/2018
    42:20
  182. 190.
    56: Maximize Potential with Sports Psychologist Lindsey Mitchell07/03/2018
    30:49
  183. 191.
    55: Aretas & Harnessing the Power In Competition06/26/2018
    8:15
  184. 192.
    #54: How to Be a GOAL Getter05/16/2018
    17:15
  185. 193.
    #53: The Biggest Factor to Your Success05/08/2018
    11:43
  186. 194.
    #52: Take Your Swing02/27/2018
    8:42
  187. 195.
    #51: Marcus Aurelius Anderson, Embracing the Gift of Adversity02/16/2018
    21:30
  188. 196.
    #50: Priscilla Tallman, Championship (Mindset) Coaching02/06/2018
    26:02
  189. 197.
    #49: Aaron Keith Hawkins, Unbreakable Success01/30/2018
    31:05
  190. 198.
    #48: Megan Benzik: Competing in CrossFit with Lupus01/23/2018
    33:04
  191. 199.
    #47: Why Your Story Matters01/16/2018
    13:12
  192. 200.
    #46: Holly "Lil Bear" Lawson: Strength Through Adversity01/09/2018
    1:05:49

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