This week’s blog is part of an ongoing series titled: Leadership Lessons from the Camino de Santiago. Check out the last two blogs in this series: Leadership Lessons from the Camino de Santiago. A Small Act of Kindness Can Bring Massive Joy to Others. In the past several weeks, I have been in contact with
I recently hiked the last 115 km/72 miles of the Camino de Sanitago in Spain with my son, Riley.  This adventure was filled with many memories that Riley and I will cherish for the rest of our lives.  Along this 6-day journey we learned many lessons that I promised I would share and expand on
I just returned from Spain from a three-week adventure with my son, Riley. It was an adventure filled with fun, sun, cuisine, culture, and some much-needed father-son time. One of the highlights of our three weeks in Spain was a 6-day, 72-mile hike on the Camino de Santiago. We hiked the last 115 km (72
Every story has valuable life lessons as well as hidden riches. When it comes to leadership, developing your skills as a storyteller is essential, particularly when it comes to communicating your own experiences with others. Others have the potential to be inspired, elevated, and encouraged when you are able to convey the experiences of your
One of the key elements in growing and becoming a great leader is to give yourself grace and the space to fail, screw up and get it wrong.  Being in a position of leadership creates the pressure that we always must know the answer, get things right, and have a plan perfectly execute. The reality

Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

There is growth and beauty right outside of your comfort zone. One of the biggest lessons I have learned in relation to growing as it applies to life, leadership and business, is to explore what is just on the other side of my comfort zone. The issue lies in the fact that all people, me
How many times in your life, leadership, business, or relationships have you been on the verge of breakthrough? You stand at the edge ready to take a massive leap into greatness. You vividly envision your life, your business, your relationships at their peak level of purpose, passion, impact, happiness and level 10 of excellence. You

Be Intentional With Your Time

A small business owner I am coaching recently asked me this: “Matt, how are you so successful, and how do you get so much done in a day? It seems like you have 127 hours in a day, and I only have 24.” Here was my response to him and my challenge to you. I
A question I receive often from many small business leaders is this: Which is the MOST important when it comes to growing and leading a small business, people or profit? The reality of this question is you cannot have one without the other. A small business does not operate without people, period. People play the