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Often times the concept of “overnight success” is challenged (heck, I challenge it all the time). But, it would be hard to argue against the crazy speed, and the pure velocity, that has taken Lewis Howes from an injured professional athlete to living on his sister’s couch to a well-known social media industry leader now with a booming business.
Looking at Lewis now, it is hard to believe that this has all happened in about two years. Describing Lewis is pretty hard because he has done and does so many things, including:
- Co-Author of LinkedWorking, a book on understanding and maximizing LinkedIn.
- Speaks around the country on LinkedIn, social media, social media in sports, and now his latest topic…webinars.
- Started Sports Networker.
- Has several products bringing in six figures in revenue (SWEET!).
In this tell-all interview, I wanted to know (for all of us) how he did it, what he learned, and what we can learn from him. Including:
- How he got started. What were his first moves?
- What he learned about self-publishing a book.
- How he manages so many different projects.
- How he has managed to market and promote himself by helping others.
- His keys to networking and building better business relationships.
- His overall strategy for “his brand” (is there one?).
- …and much more.
As always, would love to hear your thoughts, takeaways, and lessons learned. Leave ’em below in the comments section.
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