Savvy Sugar had an article on how golfing helps your career and it’s something that I’ve been wondering about. In my career, golf helps a LOT. My boss has golf clubs in his office and clients always want to meet and talk over golf.
Also, whenever I go to meetings, clients and my bosses are always talking about golf and I just stand there awkwardly because of course I don’t play and I don’t know anything about golf past what I know about mini-golf.
I always think about taking up golf. I have some guy friends who golf ALL the time, so I could just ask them to help me. Here’s how golf can help:
- Networking opportunities. As I said above, it would help me a lot. I would have something that I could connect to with my clients about.
- Makes a great first impression. I feel that if I knew how to golf, my clients would think a little higher of me. I wouldn’t just be the “girl” in my field. They would be able to connect to me and might then therefore be able to remember me easier.
- Relieves stress and is fun. My friends always say how fun it is and how it helps them relax. However, I find this hard to believe. For some reason, I have no interest in it. Anyone have any input? Tell me if you like it or not.
What helps your career? Would playing golf help yours?
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