Lessons learned from sports translate to real estate
September 30, 2011
By: Dennis Huspeni

Ever hear someone use a business analogy to hype up the team? "Let's have a productive board meeting and really cement an action plan to best serve our stockholders." "Boy, Johnson really nailed that PowerPoint presentation and inked the client." Nope, we haven't either. But most people relate to sports analogies. So it's no surprise that former professional athletes are making inroads as commercial real estate brokers and managers in the Denver market. ...

... Rob Link Jr., a member of the second recruiting class of famous University of Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne, founded the Studley office in Denver and serves as branch manager. ...

... "Participants in team sports have a tremendous edge in this business," Link said. "You have to be competitive to participate at a high level, and you have to work your butt off. And you learn there are good days and bad days, but you still have to get up the next day and try harder. ...

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