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Inspiring Purpose and Passion in Entrepreneurs

Meet Matt

Matt wakes up every day with a cup of Spanish coffee (café con leche) and a purpose. To inspire and ignite business leaders to run their business and live their life with purpose and passion.

Life Changing Leadership Retreats in Southern Spain

The Gentle Art of Leadership™

Your business will only grow to the level that you grow. Your business will only grow to the degree that you care for, inspire and lead your people. Leadership, is a gentle art. It’s lessons will humble you. The journey, filled with challenges, starts with the first step. Wherever you find yourself in your leadership journey, Matt will meet you where you are and journey alongside you.

The Gentle Art of Leadership™ is a personal and professional leadership development program created by Matt. This program combines Matt’s decades of small business experience and leadership experience into tangible and practical action steps you can take to improve your leadership. The Gentle Art of Leadership™is a life changing, eye opening, and heart touching experience for small business leaders. The best part, Matt teaches this program, bringing small business leaders to southern Spain. Matt’s next GAL Ultimate Immersion Experience is happening in Southern Spain September of 2022.

Matt's Next Book. Coming SOON!

Painted Baby

"Become An Award Winning Company"

Matt's First Book

Matt’s first book, Become an Award Winning Company: 7 Simple Steps to Unlock the Million Dollar Secret Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know, was published and released in 2011.

This book shares a simple process Matt discovered to win business awards and leverage them to obtain free marketing exposure, brand credibility and growth. Matt details the simple steps and exact process any business owner can follow to begin winning business awards. Matt shares stories from his small business journey as well, shares stories from other award winning business leaders such as Dave Ramsey (The Dave Ramsey Show & Ramsey Solutions) & Curt Richardson (Otterbox).

Keynote Speaker

Hire Matt to Speak

Matt has a lot to say about life, leadership and small business.

As a kid in school, Matt was always told. Sit down! Shut up!

Matt’s unique experiences in life, leadership and small business may be just what you and your company need to hear at your next event.

Matt brings a highly caffeinated message, packed full of inspiration and practical action. No theory, all practice. Matt shares stories from decades on the business front line. He has been there, done that, is still there, still doing that.