Episode 42: Matt Ward – Giving Without Expectation, Professional Speaking, and Loving Your Work

by | Jun 14, 2020 | Interviews with Leaders | 0 comments

“We need to surround ourselves with people that just make us smile. It has to be less about the money, and more about the relationship.”

-Matt Ward

Matt is the founder of Breakthrough Champion. In 2002 Matt started a website agency, inConcert Web Solutions, which he, in turn, sold in 2018 so that he could focus on helping businesses get more word of mouth referrals! His book “MORE…Word of Mouth Referrals, Lifelong Customers & Raving Fans,” released in September 2018 and was a #1 New Release!

Matt is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and a podcast host of the popular small business podcast, Square Peg Round Hole! He’s a 40 Under 40 Recipient and Chamber Small Business Owner of the Year!

Matt believes that the problem with Small Business is Bananas! Not sure what that means? Just ASK.

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Connect with Matt
Matt Ward Speaks on YouTube
Get More Word of Mouth Referrals Facebook Group
Square Peg Round Hole Podcast

00:04:31 Wilson!
00:07:00 Welcome Matt Ward
00:11:19 Matt’s Life-Changing Book
00:15:55 The Ability to Make People Feel Good
00:21:35 Giving Without Expectation
00:27:37 Matt’s Current Focus
00:36:47 Creativity in Happy Places
00:40:07 How to Add Value to Your Network
00:47:25 Scheduling Joy in Your Life
00:48:56 Speaking Engagements
00:54:51 The Problem with Small Business is Bananas
00:59:50 Networking with Matt
01:05:10 Building Referrals Sources
01:19:36 Wrapping Up
01:21:39 Where You Can Find Matt

Matt’s Life-Changing Book
“Never Eat Alone” by Keith Ferrazzi

Additional Resources
Episode 31: Frank Agin – Supporting Businesses, Exiting Fear, and Serving Communities
AmSpirit Business Connections
“More…: Word Of Mouth Referrals, Lifelong Customers & Raving Fans” by Matt Ward
“Unthink” by Erik Wahl
The Milton Hershey School
Preston Smiles
“The Pumpkin Plan” by Michael Michalowicz
“Building a Storybrand” by Donald Miller

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