Jake Thompson

Backup Ready

This past Sunday, future Hall of Fame NFL quarterbacks Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger went down with injuries. Multiple other…

Cultivate a Winning Mindset

Four Ways to Cultivate Your Winning Mindset

The road to success is a long one. Successful people continually understand that the starting point to any victory is…

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Are You Playing Fantasy Football with Your Career?

Football season has returned, and with it, fantasy football. It’s the time of year when more than 59 million North…

Chelsea Potter pushups

It’s Just Like Burpees

Why would anyone ever smile after doing burpees? That’s the question I asked myself as I walked to my car…

Never Give Up an At-Bat

Last night my Texas Rangers lost to the Minnesota Twins 13-6. I turned the game on during the 5th inning…

Winning Their Approval

I remember being made fun of during middle school for “flooding.” The “cool” girl who sat behind me reminded me…

Is It Even Worth the Effort?

Is it even worth investing the time to train a new hire who is going to ultimately leave?

I know from experience how frustrating it can be to invest time into training someone who leaves you. However, the alternative is always worse and you can use the opportunity to build your own career in these 3 ways.

Three Ways to Finish Strong

It’s time for your HALFWAY checkpoint for 2019! There are 6 months left until 2020. This is a perfect time…

Attention to Detail

The little things usually matter most. There’s a burger joint near my wife’s office that we frequent occasionally. The food…

A Culture That Steals Customers

Can culture help you steal customers from competitors? Yesterday my wife and I had to take one of our dogs…