Why do so many athletes end up in financial ruin? This book uncovers the principles that make athletes and millionaires more susceptible to economic ruin and bad behavior. Discover the 12 universal attributes that athletics teaches that should help mold athletes into prime candidates for post career success. This book may be the first of its’ kind to offer true insight into the epidemic of financial ruin that has plagued athletes for almost a century and offer the solutions to end this affliction.
From Athletics to Business
The masses often blame the financial fall of athletes on foolishness. After all, these sports heroes earn millions and often spend extravagantly. Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson have both been against the financial ropes after earning more than a half a billion dollars between them! No professional sport or player is immune. Athletes from every background, race, religion, and country belong to this club that has been around for decades and touts a large membership; Tennis great Bjorn Borg forced to sell his trophies to eat, NBA star Vin Baker loses a 93 million dollar fortune, Lenny Dykstra forced into bankruptcy after making 35 million. Baseball legend Jack Clark, NFL great Johnny Unitas, Olympic star Marion Jones, boxerJoe Louis, and scores more lost fortunes.
Why do so many athletes end up in financial ruin? Many lottery winners have gone broke after winning millions and you’ll learn what they have in common with athletes. This book uncovers the principles that make athletes and millionaires more susceptible to economic ruin and bad behavior such as the law of tangible appeal and the law of relativity. Take the roller coaster ride in quest of a professional sports career to the pressure and responsibility of ‘making it.’
Then you will discover the 12 universal attributes that sports teaches thatshould help mold athletes into prime candidates for post career success. See the long list of skills including the ability to follow Instructions and heed advice, ability to measure effectiveness, accountability, how to align goals and ideology, attention to details, teamwork and collaboration, communication, confidence, conflict management and dozens more. See what is required to transfer these skills to new careers and avoid the pitfalls that have trapped so many and devoured fortunes.
Learn how to do the one thing that so many athletes have failed to do, plan strategically during the athletic career. Find out why college is so important at any age. This book may be the first of its’ kind to offer true insight into the epidemic of financial ruin that has plagued athletes for almost a century and offer the solutions to end this affliction.
From the Blog
- Instead Of Going Broke Like Most Retired NBA Players, Junior Bridgeman Built A $400 Million Fast Food Empire
In 1975, which newly drafted player did the Lakers trade away to acquire superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? If you guessed Junior Brid
geman, you are correct.
Posted on April 10, 2014
- Michael Strahan reaches new heights for pro athletes in retirement
Michael Strahan is moving up, to ABC’s Good Morning America.
The retired New York Giants star and current co-host of Live! with Kelly and Michael
Posted on April 3, 2014
- View All Posts »
What People are saying...
- ~ Jeff Davis, International Sports Agents
"A must read for every pop-warner coach & parent ! Not only a sports & business how to book but one on life's lessons in integrity, honesty, and character. Start Them"
- ~ Perry Phenix, NFL Veteran
"This book is a must read for the transitioning athlete. After retiring for the NFL, I struggled for years trying to find my niche in corporate America. "From Athletics to Business", provides an in depth look at the correlation between athletics and"
- View All Testimonials »