Professional accountant or elite athlete?
Would you be surprised if we told you that the makings of a great accountant are also the makings of elite athletes? In fact, the similarities are striking;
- Attention to detail and a knack for numbers – We know accountants need great attention to detail, but what about athletes? Athletes keep track of time, distance, speed, calories, pulse, muscle density and a number of other metrics in great detail. Furthermore, athletes critically analyse the data day to day to better their performance. In fact, the ability to track and analyse numbers is essential to the success of both accountants and elite athletes alike.