6 skills that make athletes great entrepreneurs


A harsh reality often awaits many athletes after finishing their careers either as professionals, amateurs or at the increasingly competitive school-level. External factors change completely. There's no more applause or scoreboards or locker rooms...a world without games and competition can feel very isolating and frustrating.

However, many athletes have discovered that the internal factors of their lives are the same. They still wake up each day looking for an opportunity to lead, to be part of a team, and to do something meaningful with their careers.

Many forward-thinking entrepreneurial businesses are taking notice and considering athletes as prime candidates to become franchise owners or corporate leaders.