Welcome to Entrepreneur Conundrum, where we delve into the minds of successful individuals and uncover the secrets to their achievements. In today's episode, we have the privilege of sitting down with Matthew Brackett, a seasoned expert with over 30 years of experience in education, leadership development, and consulting.
Matthew's vast international experience has allowed him to guide global leaders in safeguarding their priorities and commitments. But how did he reach this point? Growing up in a small town in New England as the 10th of 13 children, Matthew's journey took him through seminary and eventually led him to a career in leadership coaching, mentorship, education, and advisement.
In our conversation, Matthew emphasizes the importance of effective communication and self-awareness in both personal and professional relationships. He believes that the ability to listen and understand is crucial to fostering better conversations, not only in romantic partnerships but also in leadership positions.
Matthew shares eye-opening statistics: 75% of global leaders agree that leadership development improves the bottom line, while 85% of companies with strategic leadership development are better equipped to navigate change successfully.
His dream is to influence senior individuals in high-ranking roles, and he envisions this as a significant boost to his business. Matthew also highlights the significance of having a curious mind, overcoming cognitive biases, and addressing limiting beliefs through networking and seeking the guidance of neutral third parties.
Matthew's final words of wisdom revolve around self-awareness, urging us to embrace this often overlooked aspect of our humanity. If you're curious to learn more about Matthew Brackett and his invaluable insights, be sure to tune in to this episode of Entrepreneur Conundrum.
- Matthew Brackett's experience in education and leadership development (30+ years)
- Starting his own business and the desire to make a difference
- Strategic use of social media for promotion and networking
- Four elements for better conversations: listening and understanding
- Importance of self-awareness in leadership and personal growth
00:01:24 So how did you get to where you are today?
00:04:09 So how did you end up starting your own business?
00:05:37 Who would you say is your ideal avatar?
00:07:31 How do you get in front of them?
00:08:51 Do you use LinkedIn and other forms of social media then?
00:19:54 What are some, big goals that you're looking to achieve the next couple of years?
00:21:15 How would that affect your business?
00:21:52 What do you think is the number one roadblock that's stopping you from doing that?
00:23:19 Do you have any tips for self leadership during our entrepreneurial journey? Like overcoming some of those limiting beliefs?
00:24:26 What's the best advice that you've ever been given?
00:28:30 Talking about that transition aspect, what do you think comes with the transition of being an entrepreneur?
00:30:11 What's the best advice you have given to someone?
00:34:38 Is there anything that we haven't talked about that you wanted to touch on?
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