Joe Sweeney • TEDxMarquetteU
Networking is a Contact Sport
As the author of The New York Times Best Seller Networking Is a Contact Sport, a former sports agent, an entrepreneur and investment banker, Joe Sweeney has some experience creating his own success. His passion and optimism for life came from what he describes as a “spiritual awakening” that occurred when he returned to Milwaukee after imitating a Jesuit mission, where he lived as a homeless man in Detroit for a week. Sweeney aims to share share his motivation and passion for life, stressing the role authentic connections play in finding one's purpose. He emphasizes how the quality of our businesses and the quality of our lives are based on the quality of our relationships.