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Transition, Change and Career Reorientation (even for Sports Stars)

I was recently invited on the radio to talk about career transition. Among other things I addressed: Challenges faced when changing career Useful tips for anyone confronted with a career change Transferable skills Similarities (and differences) between the business world and the world of sport Transition from sport into a “normal” life   Listen to …

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Retirement from sport: Bow out like Beckham

With the end of the football season just around the corner, some footballers will be thinking seriously about retirement. Perhaps their contract is not going to be renewed, age is catching up with them or they just know that the time is right to hang up their boots for good. Retirement from sport is challenging …

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Life after sport: Accept your time is running out

Life after sport: Accept retirement If there is one certainty in sport, it is that you will retire and find yourself having to deal with life after sport one day. No one can guarantee the end date. You may have the good fortune to bow out on your own terms, when and where you choose. …

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Olympics 2016: When sporting careers come to an end

More than 10,000 athletes from over 200 countries will be gathering in Rio de Janeiro in August for Olympics 2016, hoping to fulfil a lifelong dream. After years of hard work and determination to reach their peak performance, their time has finally come. But what happens when the Olympics 2016 flame is extinguished? For many, …

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