This infographic shows the 8 steps to take for successful athlete transition. These steps apply whether you want to create success in business or in sport.
A life committed to sport can result in a strong identification as an athlete and even specifically with the sport that you play. It’s like we put ourselves in a box with a label and that is all we are. That strong athlete identity can contribute to success while one is still active, but might […]
I have been researching and focusing on athlete transition for over 6 years and it’s been great to see the upward trend of greater awareness and information on the topic, from articles to TV programs. What frustrates me is that I commonly read or hear that ‘more has to be done’ to help athletes with […]
Everyone goes through some major changes in life – coming of age; career changes; parenthood; retirement; and more. For athletes, a dramatic change might come earlier in life than expected with the end of a sporting career. These times can be challenging for anyone, regardless of how prepared you think you are. Not only is […]
Are you leading your life or do you feel like life is leading you? Are you taking charge of decisions on a daily basis or do you feel like you have no choice? Personal leadership is about knowing that at any moment you have choice in how to be, how to act and what to […]
Just this week I was chatting to a former professional athlete about career options. He had already retired from sport for many years and had pursued a second career and now it was time for change again. Time to find a career that fueled his passion and drive. I asked him what he was good […]