Jake Thompson | Dallas Keynote Speaker and Peak Performance Coach

Keynotes & Workshops

Increase Performance, Positive Results, & Goal Success

Unleash the Competitor Within You & Your Team

Highly engaging, professional, and committed are just a few of the words Jake’s clients have used to describe his keynote talks.

He leaves his audiences with the tools to be a Competitor – ready to be resilient, embrace accountability, and seize success in their professional and personal lives.

Jake’s programs helps organizations build gritty people & teams ready to increase productivity, reach their goals, and enhance the company’s goals.

Jake can help YOU:

  • Increase grit
  • Adopt accountability
  • Focus on the MOST important tasks
  • Lead with greater influence
  • Take action without needing motivation
  • Boost performance and attitude.

For details on how Jake Thompson can motivate your team, contact us here.

The Competitor Mindset

Become a Championship performer who makes a bigger impact.

In this keynote, Jake teaches how to adopt a competitor’s unrelenting drive to make better choices that in turn, make bigger impacts in your organization and your life. By harnessing The Competitor Mindset, everyday people are empowered to become leaders and drivers of positive change. It’s through this empowerment that you embrace grit, value accountability, use setbacks to set up your next win, and don’t give up until the race is truly over.

Your team will leave this talk ready to compete every day against their previous best to elevate the level of impact they make in their organization, careers, and lives.

Key Lessons:
  • Escape Complacency and Comfort. A competitive spirit drives growth and change, even when the competition is only within yourself.
  • Embrace Adversity and Setbacks. Everyone stumbles and falls, but with The Competitor Mindset, you know how to turn a hurdle into a lesson and a losing race into a victory.
  • Build a Culture of Accountability. Every successful pursuit requires accountability – from your teammates and yourself. Learn why these are so powerful, how your team can implement accountability to build a Championship culture.
  • Tip the Lead Domino. When you compete every day against your own previous best, your choices can create a domino effect of positive choices and outcomes.

Why Competitors Get the Sale

Gain the Competitive Edge to Win in Sales.

The sales industry is ultra-competitive, and it takes a lot to stand out. Fancy business cards or flashy accessories don’t make you stand out, and they certainly won’t give you that edge to close the deal and get the sale.

Being a Competitor gives you that edge because Competitors close the deal.

Jake teaches teams how to make the sale through the power of competition. Learn why the best sales teams are full of Competitors, and how harnessing that competitive energy will help you exceed your goals and grow your sales. This talk helps each member of your team discover their inner Competitor through the Compete Every Day mindset.

Throughout this 60-minute keynote, Jake reveals the key characteristics that define a Competitor. In sales, mindset is key: You have to be driven to continue knocking on doors and making calls even after hearing the word “no.” This isn’t a line of work for just anyone — but it is perfect for Competitors. In sales, Competitors can thrive.

You’ll leave this talk with a better understanding of how a Competitor thinks, how you can implement this same mindset with your team, and how this approach can elevate your company to sales growth and new heights.

Key Lessons:
  • Mindset is Everything. Learn how to think and act like a Competitor in order to win. It isn’t about doing everything perfectly, but growing and improving every day.
  • There’s Magic in the Process. Learn the secrets of the Competitor Daily Scorecard and how it transforms your team into creating a daily process that creates the scoreboard results you want.
  • A Servant Attitude Drives the Sale. Learn how the best in sales come to the table with the mindset to help others first.
  • Beat Yesterday. Competitors use every yesterday, from the bad to the good, to decide how they’ll improve today. Learn how your team should embrace the habits of successful Competitors, who focus every day on being better than yesterday’s best.
  • Competitors Believe in Coaching. It’s not fun to win against an unmatched opponent; similarly, unbalanced sales teams aren’t healthy for a company. Competitors know how to work well with others to ensure they both continue to grow and help others grow, too.

Five Star Competitor in Life

How to Be a Can’t Miss Person in Life

Today’s sports landscape is obsessed with the potential of recruiting star ratings. College fans focus on which 5-Star recruit their school signs. Pro fans want their team to get all 5-star recruits, believing it’s the pathway to a championship. But in the real world, it’s not your potential that gets it done – it’s your process. In this keynote, Jake details how to be a 5-Star Person in life by embracing all 5 Traits of a Winning Competitor: Grit, Growth Mindset, Gratitude, Greatness, and Groom Others. Empower your team to be the type of team player and person that your company needs to succeed in a competitive marketplace.

After this talk, your organization members will be motivated to build their personal lives in a way that positively impacts their professional ones, and equipped with the the mindset and tactics to stand out as a Five Star Competitor in life.

Key Lessons:
  • You Can’t Rely on Talent. Talent doesn’t get it done – grit, effort, and consistency do. Learn how to kill the excuses about talent and focus on growth.
  • A Winner’s Perspective on Adversity. Everyone stumbles, but learn how 5 Star Competitors turn a hurdle into a lesson and a losing race into a victory.
  • The Process Creates the Outcome. The majority of people who fail to succeed do so because they’re fixated on the outcome instead of building a process that reaches it. Learn how to stay motivated daily by creating a powerful daily process to achieve the goals you’ve set.
  • The Missing Piece. Learn how to take a 2,3, or 4 Star employee and inject the Competitor mindset in order to elevate them to a 5-Star player for your organization.

The Focus of a Champion

Stay Locked In to What Matters Most

In this workshop, Jake shares how successful people stay focused on the right tasks that move their business and life forward. Your team will be challenged to sharpen their aim on a powerful WHY and pair it with their very own Competitor’s Scorecard, the secret weapon that winners use every single day.

Throughout this talk, your team will learn to create a daily plan of attack to help them reach their annual and longterm goals. They’ll learn the importance of “action over motivation” and how the right focus can enhance grit, accountability, and movement toward an individual and team goal.

Don’t get distracted by the things that don’t move your career and life forward. Stay focused on what does.

Key Lessons:
  • The Importance of Focus. Avoid the unnecessary sidetracks and stay on course to achieve your goals faster.
  • How to Eat Your Elephant-Sized Goal. When you define the steps that will get you to your goals, what may seem impossible at first suddenly becomes doable.
  • Accountability. Every successful pursuit requires accountability – from your teammates and yourself. Learn why these are so powerful, how your team can implement accountability, and how daily goals help with both.

Beat Yesterday

From “What If” to “I Did It!”

Jake reveals his step-by-step process that helps you clarify your goals, establish the routines that serve as the foundation to reach those goals, and a plan of attack to make those goals future benchmarks. Our goals, whether they’re personal or professional, sometimes take years to reach, and don’t include the easier, default milestones you can check off this week or month.

Don’t just talk about your goals: Achieve them. Jake will show you how.

Key Lessons:
  • The Importance of Focus. Avoid the unnecessary sidetracks and stay on course to achieve your goals faster.
  • How to Run a “Marathon”: One Step at a Time. When you define the steps that will get you to your goals, what may seem impossible at first suddenly becomes doable.
  • The Importance of Compound Interest. Every effort, every success, every mistake, every time you strive to be better all add up to get you closer to your goals. It’s not about a flawless ride to success, but a journey that makes you stronger along the way.