You will not find a professional sports player and current "Jeopardy!" James Holzhauer sitting behind a desk in an office. The 34-year-old is more comfortable making bets in Vegas and tidying up the set of the popular game show than chatting in the water cooler.
Part of his success, experts say, is his consolation in taking risks, which helps him in his daily work as a player. "The real benefit I can get out of my job is that I have no mental blocks when I put $ 38,314 on a little thing," he said. "It's just money."