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Inspired To Greatness, with Matt Blake, features inspiring stories of life, business, entrepreneurship, and overcoming obstacles! Each episode will feature stories and guests that show the inspirational spirit of success.

Inspired To Greatness Matt Blake

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Inspired To Greatness, with Matt Blake, features inspiring stories of life, business, entrepreneurship, and overcoming obstacles! Each episode will feature stories and guests that show the inspirational spirit of success.

    ITG #38 - Owning Your Paycheck

    ITG #38 - Owning Your Paycheck

    Welcome to Inspired to Greatness... the show all about spreading inspiration, motivation, and being great., I am your host, I hope you are having an amazing day, my friends! Today we are talking about Entrepreneurship & Business!

    We are going to discuss a little about how we run our businesses, how owning and growing a business works into our life, and give some tips about how we succeed at the whole thing.

    "Selling is not a pushy, winner-takes-all, macho act. It is an empathy-led, process-driven, and knowledge-intensive discipline. Because, in the end, people buy from people." -Subroto Bagchi, Co-founder of Mindtree

    "Be nicer to your customers than your competitors." -Richard Reed, Co-Founder of Innocent Drinks

    “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” - Robert H. Schuller

    Some things you do in your business or in your life that make your business better or that produce results for you?
    * Sales Presentation, 98% close rate.
    * Study successful people in my industry.
    * Expose my personality.
    * Develop relationships with others in my industry.
    * Put myself out there, a LOT!
    * Podcast, Networking, Facebook Live, Etc.

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    Business Tips:

    A few quick tips on making your business stand-out
    1. Don’t sell products, provide solutions
    2. Give something for nothing (or very little)
    3. Support your local community
    4. Focus on leads, not sales

    John A. Shedd: “A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”

    Drew Houston: “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.”

    "There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." - Aristotle

    Thanks for joining us on Inspired to Greatness, please check back with us each and every week for fresh tips and new guests. Visit our website at ITGPodcst.com and Look for us on Spreaker, iTunes, iHeart, Amazon Podcasts, and Spotify….

    See you next time!

    • 1 hr 22 min
    ITG #37 - The Pod Decks Episode

    ITG #37 - The Pod Decks Episode

    Hello Everyone... Welcome to Inspired to Greatness... the show all about spreading inspiration, motivation, and being great. I hope you are having an amazing day, my friends! Today is a special show… it’s kind of a random hodge lodge of topics and questions from the PodDecks!

    “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”
    — Michael Altshuler

    "If you can't explain it simply, you don't know it well enough." - Albert Einstein

    “If you can't fly then run. If you can't run, then walk. If you can't walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King Jr.

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    POD DECKS FLASH ROUND:

    1. Before you make a phone call do you rehearse what you’re going to say? Why?
    2. What do you consider yourself an expert at?
    3. Would you travel to space if possible?
    4. What would be your dream car?
    5. If you were obscenely wealthy, what weird eccentricities would you indulge in?

    Inspiration can be found… but Motivation comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.

    The greatness muscle... if you want to grow greatness you have to work it like a muscle in the gym.

    Thanks for joining us on Inspired to Greatness, please check back with us each and every week for fresh tips and new guests. Visit our website at ITGPodcst.com and Look for us on Spreaker, iTunes, iHeart, Amazon Podcasts, and Spotify….

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    • 46 min
    ITG #36 - PRIORITES

    ITG #36 - PRIORITES

    Welcome to Inspired to Greatness... the show all about spreading inspiration, motivation, and being great., I am your host, I hope you are having an amazing day, my friends! It has been quite a while since we've done a show... but today we are talking about priorities!


    To change your life, you need to change your priorities.” Mark Twain

    “There is no one busy in this world, it’s always about priorities. You will always find time for the things you feel important.” Nishan Panwar

    “If it’s a priority you’ll find a way. If it isn’t, you’ll find an excuse.” Jim Rohn
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    Tips for prioritizing:
    1. Set goals and stick to them. - Goals are your road map.
    2. Do what you dread first. - As Mark Twain famously said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning.”
    3. Don't over commit... learn to say 'NO' sometimes.
    4. Lists. There are a million ways to make and use task lists, but you can't prioritize your tasks until you know them all.
    5. Learn to Delegate.
    6. Learn to Outsource.

    Ask questions to help you set your priorities:
    * Does this task directly support the goals we set for this time period?
    * What do I absolutely have to accomplish today?
    * When does this need to get done by?
    * Am I excited about this?
    * Do I have the energy and brainpower required to do this effectively today/right now?

    Book to Read: "Goals" by Brian Tracy

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    “When you have too many top priorities, you effectively have no top priorities.” Stephen Covey

    “Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see how that feels.” Laura Vanderkam

    Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” Stephen R. Covey


    Thanks for joining us on Inspired to Greatness, please check back with us each and every week for fresh tips and new guests. Visit our website at ITGPodcst.com and Look for us on Spreaker, iTunes, iHeart, Amazon Podcasts, and Spotify….

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    ITG #35 - Finish Strong

    ITG #35 - Finish Strong

    This show is LIT!!! Oh my gosh yall!!! Matt got fired up and brought the BOOM!! Please enjoy and spread this show around!!

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    Hello everyone, welcome to Inspired To Greatness!! Today we are talking about finishing the year strong! How to keep moving forward, don't give up the momentum, set and keep up with PURPOSE DRIVEN GOALS!!

    “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

    "Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done." - James Ling

    "Stopping at third adds no more to the score than striking out. It doesn't matter how well you start if you fail to finish." - Billy Sunday

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    "The high cost of greatness is better than the low cost of mediocrity." - Matshona Dhliwayo

    "Remember no matter how fast you run, you can't be the winner if you don't finish." - Israelmore Ayivor

    "Starting strong is good. Finishing strong is epic." ? Robin Sharma

    “You can do anything is you have compounding success through continued action” - Matt Blake

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    • 55 min
    ITG #34 - Thankfulness & Gratitude

    ITG #34 - Thankfulness & Gratitude

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    Welcome to Inspired to Greatness... the show all about spreading inspiration, motivation, and being great., I am your host, I hope you are having an amazing day, my friends! Today we are talking about Thankfulness & Gratitude!

    "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." -William Arthur Ward

    "We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction." -H.A. Ironside

    “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty." -Doris Day

    “Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining -- it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn't solve any problems." -Zig Ziglar


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    **MUSIC GUEST** - Hit the Lights - by Metrograde - www.facebook.com/metrograde

    Thanks for joining us on Inspired to Greatness, please check back with us each and every week for fresh tips and new guests. Visit our website at ITGPodcst.com and Look for us on Spreaker, iTunes, iHeart, Amazon Podcasts, and Spotify….

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    • 49 min
    ITG #33 - Doing the Right Thing.

    ITG #33 - Doing the Right Thing.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

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26 Ratings

Trevor Oldham ,

Excellent Podcast - Highly Recommend

Matt is an excellent host. I recommend listening to the Inspired to Greatness podcast if you're looking to better your life.

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Great Show!

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Awesome show

I love the tactical, honest and real rawness Matt delivers in this podcast. I hit subscribe and definitely can’t wait for the next show!!!

For that listener that is ADDICTED to creating their future. For the listener who KNOWS they are destined for greatness but didn’t believe they could actually make money in it.

This podcast is for you. Matt asks very candid and heart opening questions.

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