competeeveryday Author

Jake Thompson is a keynote speaker who helps driven people become Championship performers in work 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 ambitious people harness The Competitor Mindset to make better choices and in turn, make bigger impacts in their careers and personal life.

Matt Sharp: Raising Toddlers to be KIDStrong

Children today are the leaders of tomorrow. That’s why it’s important to foster healthy relationships with kids and...

Podcast

Featured, Op-Ed

Is It Really Worth Your Retirement?

TD Ameritrade recently published a study on the financial impact youth sports are having on parents’ retirement funds. As most of you know, the costs to...

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Member-only, Podcast

BONUS: How to Build Character in Your Athlete

Raising Competitors members get this BONUS conversation with Stephen Mackey where we explore how to build character in your youth athlete....

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Greatness, Podcast

Stephen Mackey: Using 2Words to Change Your Life

“We want to break down the walls that we use to compartmentalize the different areas of our life and recognize that our character is the foundation of...

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Podcast

John O’Sullivan: Changing the Game in Youth Sports

It’s important for young kids to have the chance to try new things. That goes for sports, as well. This week’s guest is coach and author John O’Sullivan,...

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Podcast

Lindsey Smith: Coaching Effort & Finding a Player’s Motivation

Lindsey Smith has always been athletic. She played sports in high school and went on to be a tri-sport athlete in college. This week on the Raising Competitors...

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Podcast

About the Raising Competitors Podcast

The Raising Competitors™ Podcast focuses on equipping parents with strategies for raising youth athletes with grit, gratitude, growth mindset, and leadership...

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Featured, Growth Mindset

You Don’t Like It? Do Something About It.

Did you catch Tuesday’s baseball fight between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox? Both benches cleared after KC pitcher Brad Keller beaned...

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Grit

What You Can Learn From Watching Monkeys

Grit is one of those things we just want to snap our fingers and magically be full of. But like any other muscle, it can only be built...

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Featured, Greatness, Grit

Baseball Lessons You Can Use to Teach Your Kid About Life

Spring is marked not by the changing of the seasons and blooming of the flowers, but by the cry “Play Ball” as Opening Day signals the start of new...

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