Here are some quotes made by famous golfers and why they are so true in business.
“Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots – but you have to play the ball where it lies.” Bobby Jones.
In business life: No matter how well you prepare, you always need to be prepared for one certainty: the unexpected.
“Success in golf depends less on strength of body more on strength of mind and character.” Arnold Palmer.
In business life: If you have the perseverance, grit and tenacity in business you will go far.
“The most important shot in golf is the next one.” Ben Hogan.
In business life: It is important to respect and learn from the past, but you always need to be thinking about what comes next, and how you’re going to get there.
“A bad attitude is worse than a bad swing.” Payne Stewart.
In business life: The one thing everyone can control is his or her attitude, and a great attitude goes a long way in business.
“I never learned anything from a match that I won.” Bobby Jones
In business life: You get far more out of analysing the losses, the deals you don’t sign, than you do from focusing just on the wins. It’s okay to fail, as long as you are committed to learning from it.