After the championship is won (or not) and the crowds all go home, many professional athletes find it difficult to carve out a second career after they leave the big leagues. Most athletes find themselves in search of a second career after their time in professional sports. Here are a few that made the successful transition to 9-to-5 jobs.
Here are the stories of a few brave men and women who have stood up and refused to be bullied for who they are. Their coming out stories are inspiring to those of us who feel that we still can’t live completely truthful.
You probably don’t want to look back on the dumpster fire that was the year 2016, and we don’t blame you. The past year was marred by so much violence, political turmoil, and celebrity death that it’s almost enough to make us long for 1348, when the Black Plague was a thing.
When you first start your own business, you’ll quickly realize just how much you don’t know. From founding a board of directors to sitting down with your accountant, all your research will quickly get thrown to the side as you start learning what strategies work best for you and your business.
Unless you live in a cave, you’ve figured out by now that everyday living expenses can really add up. If you think you’re safe because you’ve got your rent or mortgage all paid off, think again. Transit, insurance, and utilities can add up quickly, and that’s not even including money for going out and enjoying being alive.
Being born poor isn’t necessarily as bad as it sounds. Sure, most people would rather be born rich than poor, but there is plenty to be learned from having to go through some struggles early in life. Plenty of people have come from humble beginnings to go on to great things later in life.
That is, most of us assume it would be nice to be rich. We really don’t know, because the vast majority of people in the world will never experience the lifestyle that is enjoyed by those who land in the ‘rich’ category. However, it seems safe to assume that being rich is better than being poor, at least from a “I-don’t-have-to-worry-about-my-next-meal” perspective.
As the Obamas prepare to leave the White House, it’s natural to look back on some of their better moments — especially since the incoming prospects are looking so grim. Although Melania is a snappy dresser, and definitely looks beautiful in an evening gown, the First Lady should stand for so much more.
Spoiler alert: I’m not on this list. But… could you imagine how interesting that would be? I mean, everyone would know who you were… and how much you’re worth… and probably where you live. Now that I think about it, I’d actually prefer being the 4th or 5th richest person in my city. I’m a simple man.