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Taking Care of Business – On the Golf Course and in the Office

Taking Care of Business – On the Golf Course and in the Office

 What does the game of golf have to do with being successful at our jobs?  If you’re not a golfer, you might be inclined to say, “NOTHING!” Golfers wear funny pants, it’s the most boring sport to watch on TV, and you have to be extremely quiet… right? Well I’m here to prove wrong all of you duffers and hackers (golf speak for – to put it lightly – bad players)!  Let’s shine a little light on the greatest game ever played and make clear the link between golf and the workplace. First of all, let me give you a little background on myself.  I’m a recent graduate of Western Michigan University, and I’m a marketing intern here at Quicken Loans.  Practically born with a club in my hand, I took up golf competitively at the age of eight, and the rest is history.  After great successes at the junior level, I later enjoyed competing with the best in the state as a high school player.  Hard work, patience, and diligent practice got the attention of many college coaches, and I made the choice to attend WMU to be a part of the team.  In sum, being a college player was an awesome experience!  I learned a lot, became best friends with my teammates, and traveled to ten different states to play some of the top courses in the nation during my career.  In my final year, our team was the best it has ever been – we won a…

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