- Debbie Waitkus, Athena Award nominee
Business golf consultant, author, LGJ contributor and founder of Golf for Cause, Debbie Waitkus has been named a finalist in the prestigious Athena Awards program from the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. The Athena Award honors businesswomen with the highest levels of professional accomplishments, who excel in their chosen field, have devoted time and energy to their community and open paths so others may follow.
- For a Good Time, Play the Back Nine
Even on vacation, we can’t get away from the importance of customer service and a good front line staff. First impressions are key to a company’s success. The upbeat person answering the phone, the attentive waiter, and the grumpy starter.
- To Speak or Not to Speak?
Debbie Waitkus says, “big deals don’t happen on the golf course, but rather, the relationships are (further) developed on the course and around the game.” Debbie, a business-golf consultant, tries to answer two questions for us: 1) How to do business on the golf course, and 2) when should you talk business on the golf course?
- CCM Marketing
Suzy da Silva and Nicole Licata are not your typical success story. These young women founded CCM Marketing, a media buying agency, using their own credit cards in the summer of 2001. How did these young female entrepreneurs become successful in two male-dominated fields: direct marketing and golf? They attribute their success to their ethics.
- “Tacky” Golf Means Business
by Debbie Waitkus
“Play golf with a customer and someone he or she can do business with. Bringing your customer potential business is the most powerful business building (and keeping) tool there is. Combining it with golf makes it memorable.” This is great advice...For the beginning golfer, however, this could seem intimidating. Debbie shows us there are ways around this obstacle; even if it means playing “tacky” golf.
- Mixing Golf and Business
by Debbie Steinbach, aka Venus, founder & CEO, Venus Golf
Any woman who is serious about getting ahead in business needs to look at incorporating golf into her strategy for success. Venus gives us some pointers for turning golf into a powerful business tool.
- Golf for Success
by Debbie Steinbach
NEWS FLASH!!! MEN AND WOMEN ARE DIFFERENT!!! Sure, we all know that. But, did you really think about what that means when you play golf?
- The Venus View
Debbie Steinbach, also known as Venus, is the founder and CEO of Venus Golf and she is proud to tell you she is full of BS. In this article, she challenges us to change the Belief System that 9 holes is not enough.
- Golf School a la Annika
Sure, Annika Sorenstam’s appearance in the PGA Colonial Golf Tournament was good for her and the LPGA, but what did it do for the rest of us? You may have overlooked some of the things Debbie Waitkus noticed and it would be your loss.
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