“Your speaker almost didn’t make it today. Not because his plane was late but because we were having such a good conversation, I wanted to steal him for the day and pick his brain.” That’s how I was recently introduced by a CEO and that’s what I do: Inspire, educate, share and help others grow. You can see my resume here, but why not experience it for yourself in my writing, videos, and photography. Or just ask for my smartphone number and let’s discuss how I can make a contribution to your next event and ongoing growth strategy.
“My philosophy is to only do excellent work. Not because of ratings or reviews or even referrals, but because one day, in an audience of thousands, I might make a difference in the life of one person.”
YELLOW PANTS AND PIRATES
How do you stand out from the competition and inspire your sphere of influence to reach your personal and professional goals? Matthew Ferrara explores what happens when you connect your creativity with your career success. Learn More
What can today’s leaders learn from the masters of the Renaissance? Join Matthew Ferrara on a tour-de-force of history’s greatest leaders in science, commerce, art, and society to uncover timeless lessons for today’s leaders. Learn More
FORGET VIRAL: BECOME VITAL
In an era of digital marketing, how much do words matter? More than ever, as Matthew Ferrara demonstrates using creative writing techniques for sales, marketing and management professionals. Learn More
DON’T STAND ON 16
Are you playing to win, or just hoping for a good hand? It’s time to up the ante on your sales success and stop trying to bluff your way to success. Learn More
Why shooting for the stars is very much like shooting stars.
Matthew Ferrara takes a look at the importance of making decisions and putting a stake in the ground as a leader.
How leveraging unexpected moments can capture attention and create great outcomes with friends, family and clients.
Training and coaching and information are good starting points; but nothing motivates someone to take a risk like telling them you believe in them.
[VIDEO} Matthew Ferrara explores leadership that unlocks our potential and inspires others – and creates a powerful competitive asset.
If your competitor makes a sale today, congratulate them. Then refocus your attention on your own plans for success.
What’s the point of “branding” if there’s nobody at your company listening for real-time customer experiences ready for impact?
Your brand isn’t just a logo and a bunch of tools. It’s the expression of why you work. Matthew Ferrara explores the importance of believing your brand values as much as your customers do.
How can you build a Renaissance Mindset for your life and career? Imagine if you started each day with “What if…”
Why this UPS video is one of my favorite examples of branding at its best.
As each of us looks ahead at our careers and lives, we find ourselves periodically asking, “What am I doing?” Here’s my answer.
The next competitive advantage for sales organizations won’t be in gadgets and gobbledygook. It will be better management.
Matthew Ferrara explores how Marriott hotels is delivering customer service right – from online to offline and beyond.
Observations from the global travels of Matthew Ferrara.