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SummitUp Podcast Preview – Lewis Howes

LewisHowesLewis Howes, a previous two sport collegiate All-American, is also the NCAA All-Division Record Holder for the most receiving yards in a single football game (418 yards, currently an unofficial World Record). Lewis graduated with a Sports Management degree from Principia College, and since his retirement from professional football, he continues to stay involved in the sports industry with his work through founding the Sports Executives Association and is a site that connects sports professionals in the industry. He also represents sports companies and professional athletes with social media marketing and branding. Lewis, unlike many former athletes has successfully translated the mental and physical tools learned in sports to the business world.

He is the co-author of the LinkedIn success book, LinkedWorking: Generating Success on the World’s Largest Professional Networking Website. In addition to this book, Lewis helps professionals and companies achieve greater return on the time they devote to LinkedIn and other social networking through his acclaimed training seminars, one-on-one coaching sessions, and corporate consulting programs. He also creates opportunities for online connections to gather face-to-face through his live “LinkedWorking” events around the country.

Lewis is also one of the keynote presenters at SummitUp, a social media confab on October 20th, 2009 at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.  In this podcast Lewis offers a preview of his presentation and delivers some great tips for using technology to make networking work.  Check it out and then head to to register for the event.