Derek Jeter on What Motivates Him
The Yankee great, Miami Marlins CEO and Players' Tribune founder tells us what pushes him.
Athletes make for potent entrepreneurs: Their careers taught them the importance of strong leadership, a sense of mission and, well, success’s rich rewards. Now they’re drawing their own post-player game plans. “Enterprising athletes are building a brand and giving back to communities -- all of which are vitally important to long-term success,” says Dave Meltzer, CEO of Sports 1 Marketing and host of The Playbook podcast. So who’s on top? We weighed tangibles like money earned with game-changing contracts and endorsement deals, as well as intangibles like personal brand building, appetite for risk and the flat-out coolness of their business pursuits. See our list online, and be inspired by these leadership lessons.