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CONTINUE YOUR TRAINING

IT’S THROUGH RELATIONSHIPS THAT WE BECOME

When we set intentions for self-improvement, we tend to look inward and go on the journey alone, gritting out the process of learning and reshaping our behaviors seemingly in a vacuum.  However, we need the help of others to explore our own potential. Our relationships with others are often a mirror for our relationship with
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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DOING AND BEING

We live in a culture of productivity. Our identities are tied to and defined by what we’re doing and how we’re doing it. And this has led to a collective hustle for self-worth, driven by the non-conscious belief that if we do more, we’ll be more. And many don’t realize that there’s a difference between

CREATING A HIGH PERFORMANCE CULTURE

WHAT EXACTLY IS CULTURE? It’s anything and everything about a space, team, group, city or nation.  It’s how people treat each other, the hallway conversations, language used, eye contact and laughter shared. It’s always there and always having an impact, whether we’re aware of it or not.  The tiny lessons it teaches about potential, skill,
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GET THE GOOD SLEEP YOU DESERVE TONIGHT

Sleep is such an important element when discussing daily recovery and performing at your highest potential. There are many tangible and strategic ways to easily set yourself up for a good night’s sleep. And actually, it usually starts when you wake up. Take a look at our list below for some easy, simple tips ways
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WHAT DOES HIGH PERFORMANCE MEAN TO YOU?

This is not an easy question to answer and there is no universal, global consensus on who sets the standard for high performance. But they only hand out three medals at the Olympics. Was 4th place not one of the best in the world at their craft? Here at Compete to Create, we emphasize the
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WHAT IS GOOD SLEEP?

Let’s talk about the science and practice of good sleep (or sleep well, as we call it at Compete to Create). To get started, how many hours of sleep did you get last night? If you had to rate the quality of your sleep on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the best, how
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UNDERSTANDING GOOD RECOVERY HABITS

The best thing that you can do to process today and prepare yourself for tomorrow is recover. The concept of recovery is an essential part of our mindset training here at Compete to Create. One of the primary ways that we help you to better recover mentally, outside of simply sharing information on why it
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HOW TO CREATE A PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY

First things first, ask yourself, “do I have a personal philosophy”. More than likely, you do– whether you can effectively articulate it yet, or not. We all have a personal philosophy, or a way about ourselves that gives us some degree of clarity and direction throughout our daily lives. Creating a personal philosophy, understanding how
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WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO TRAIN YOUR MIND

As a human, there are essentially three things that we can train: our craft, our body, and our mind. And everyday is an opportunity to train these areas and develop the skills that keep them working at an optimal level–– to explore the boundaries of what’s possible with who we already are and who we
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REWIRING YOUR BRAIN FOR GRATITUDE

If you didn’t join us for our most recent webinar, we discussed the concept of gratitude and how it can help jumpstart your journey of self-discovery— our theme for this month here at Compete to Create. Before we get into unpacking gratitude, let’s talk about being present. One of the main concepts of our mindset
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It’s a process we’re all going through all the time - through setbacks and trauma or awareness and introspection - what are you working towards and how are you showing up daily?
In Under Armour’s new documentary, Margin of Victory, they explore the mindsets behind some of the world’s best athletes during their preparation leading up to their next big performance: 6-time NBA All Star, 2-time NBA MVP and 3-time NBA Champion Stephen Curry, FIFA World Cup Champion and Olympian Kelley O’Hara and former Heavyweight Champion Anthony
As human beings, we crave community and connection. Way back when, living in a tribe was our means of survival. If we banded together we were less vulnerable to predators, able to heal the sick, assist in the birth of new life, gather food for all and raise each other up under guiding principles and
If you are actively working to live a high performing life, there will be internal obstacles, external setbacks and plenty of success. It’s part of the process. It’s part of the make-up for those pursuing mastery.  The way you respond to life’s mysteriously nuanced and complicated interconnected flow of micro-events is a combination of your
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THE GRIT FACTOR

Years ago, I pulled up YouTube and watched a TED Talk from Dr. Angela Duckworth, a psychology professor at Penn whose words piqued my curiosity that day. The topic? Grit. My response? Dr. Duckworth and I need to talk. Her TED Talk had — in a new way — put words to something we had
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