Most Talents Are Transferable. If you can raise toddlers and teenagers with relative calm, you can be a CEO. If you’re a good driver, you can probably steer a cab,fly a plane, captain a boat. My years as a waitress- serving food to demanding people in a high- stress environment without losing my temper- served me equally well as a mother, a wife, and a short-order cook for my family. And if you have the teaching gene, you can teach anything. (I mean it. All you have to do is be one lesson ahead of your students.Sole meuniere,Latin and Greek,algebra- and you can teach it.