20: How a Poker Game Led to Time with Richard Branson with Matt Morrow

Welcome back to Build Your Network with Travis Chappell. The guest today is Matt Morrow. Matt is a 27-year sales executive. He’s built large organizations and teams of representatives for some of the largest direct sales organizations in the world. He’s one of the top 200 earners of all time in his industry that hundreds of thousands have tried their hand in, and now he devotes his time to his family and helping others reach their goals. Matt prides himself on doing things how and when he wants to do them, and he has some refreshing advice for other entrepreneurs to do the same. Enjoy!

Here’s what Travis and Matt discuss in this episode:

  • The importance of designing a life that makes you happy and how Matt hasn’t had a traditional job in 20 years
  • The reason expecting to be successful has helped Matt succeed as much as taking consistent and persistent action
  • Matt’s recipe for happiness and why you should start listening to what all the great motivators and philosophers are saying
  • The humbling experience of going from zero to hero overnight and what Matt learned in the process of getting back on top in 13 months
  • The power of playing the long-term life game called relationships and why everything is reliant on your connections
  • The thinking mistakes that make people fail at building their inner circle and increasing their influence
  • How neediness and being results-focused sabotages your networking attempts and what you should do instead
  • Why Matt believes there is opportunity everywhere as long as you’re getting out there and treating people like human beings
  • How a poker game led to Matt spending a week on Necker Island with Richard Branson
  • Matt’s advice to people who are getting hung up on perfection with regards to masterminds and mentors, and how to invest in them from a distance
  • The reason you should be careful about what you put in your mind and choosy with who you associate with
  • Why Matt never sets an alarm and keeps his morning routine low key
  • The power of being good at something and doing it consistently

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