Why hire retired athletes & military leaders?

Because of these valuable reasons!

recent article in Forbes lists six reasons you should hire ‘Athletes’ in your company:
• Tenacious, strong work ethic, perseverance
• Goal oriented
• Adaptive, new skill development
• Think strategically, long term goals (entrepreneurial)
• Strive for balance/strong personal boundaries of health
• Work well in/thrive in teams and partnerships
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Who wouldn’t want a company filled with these kinds of people?

It’s easy to teach your content, process and systems to good people. But try teaching people to preserver, strive for excellence, be adaptive, maintain healthy life-work balance, and be great team members – if they don’t already possess these qualities and hard wiring.This same list of success oriented qualities applies to retired military leaders. But often retired Athletes and Military leaders fail to translate their skills and value on the playing field or in the armed services – to that of the business world.Don’t overlook these talent pools of people who are all ready wired and conditioned to pursuing excellence.