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From: Fortune Magazine

Want to Succeed in Business? Then Play High School Sports

Fortune Magazine:

New research finds teenage athletes are more likely to land plum jobs later in life. Those dumb jocks may not be so dumb after all.

Two new studies found that past participation in high school sports helps youngsters develop a host of crucial skills which give them a leg up as they enter the work world and achieve success for decades afterward.

Appearing in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies this week, Cornell’s Kevin Kniffin and two other colleagues found that teenagers who played sports developed stronger leadership skills, worked better in teams and demonstrated more confidence.

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