Compete Every Day Blog

So What If My Kid Never Loses?

You never want someone you love to lose, but out of loss comes lessons and teachable moments that can set them up for success later in life. We sh...

A Lesson on Building Grit

If we remove adversity from a child's entire youth, how will they be equipped to overcome it as an adult? Jake shares a lesson his dad taught him a...

Bad Breaks for Better Positioning

I still remember it as vividly as yesterday. “Jake, we’ve run out of funding. We’re shutting down the project temporarily, but we have to let go of...

The Stepping Stones to Success

I sold books door-to-door.Yep. Needless to say, it was a rough job. Not only was I selling ancient encyclopedias over a decade after online researc...

Why I Haven’t Given Up

Have you ever been so exhausted, so physically or mentally drained so thoroughly done with a task or job that you are just ready for its end? Even ...

Gentle Pressure, Relentlessly Applied

“I’m in constant competition with myself.” My first reaction when I saw these words were, “Ugh….then why can’t I be nicer?”  Seriously…. I am my fi...

The Best Medicine

“You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” It was like a kick in the gut that I ...