Elite athletes and entrepreneurs tend to have so much more in common than one would think. Elite athletes possess characteristics, habits and personality traits that help them succeed in sports, which can also be applied to the field of business.
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Without a doubt, entrepreneurship has completely reshaped the traditional business landscape with innovative start-ups transforming work as we know it, creating a new meaning for business success. Entrepreneurship has also had an impact on the world of sports. We see great professional athletes making a transition from sports into the world of business, with entrepreneurship now being a significant part of the modern athletes’ mindset, and consequently redefining their lives. With the athletic career usually being more volatile and short-lived, relative to a career in any other industry, athletes need to find ways to safeguard their financial stability after retirement from sports, meaning that they need to shift their focus from how to spend to how they can build with their money. There are numerous success stories of elite athletes who have gone on to have successful business careers as startup founders and innovators, in fields outside of sports.
In an ever-changing business environment, the conventional traditions of business are being redefined, with start-ups and entrepreneurs revolutionizing the economy. Elite athletes are no exception to this entrepreneurial transition. Notable sports names including David Beckham, Magic Johnson and Venus Williams have chosen to shift their focus to the world of business, with successful business careers as startup founders and innovators, safeguarding their financial stability after retirement from sports. There is no doubt that throughout their sports career, athletes cultivate various transferable skills and traits which could be applied to the business world, allowing them to become successful entrepreneurs.