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Why smart bosses hire sports stars

 

Here's an excellent article for the swimmers and parents to read about how the lessons learned in sports translate to the work world.

 

-Coach Alex

 

...Smart bosses are eager to hire former athletes, says Kathy Button Bell, vice president and chief marketing officer of Emerson. Unlike musicians or dancers,sports stars learn to work at peak performance even when they're running on empty. "There's something about how hard sports are physically that's helpful," Bell says. "You have to have energy so you can think smart when you're tired."

To read more about this, click here to read an article on the New York Times - July 1, 2011