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PRESENTATIONS

STRENGTH IN OUR STRUGGLES

Keynote / Workshop / Panel / Breakout Session

Inspirational | Motivational

Full of emotion and inspiration, Matt Patterson shares the story that has touched hearts all over the world.

Based on his international best-selling book - My Emily - Matt shares his inspirational story of overcoming challenges and becoming stronger. This presentation will help you remain dedicated to what really matters.

When his first child was born, there was reason to celebrate. However, the next morning brought the shocking news that his daughter, Emily was born with Down syndrome. Just two years later, his little girl would be diagnosed with leukemia.

Matt will relay his personal strategies as to how to GO THROUGH these moments of crisis to GET TO a better place - turning your setbacks into comebacks.

Emotional and transparent, Matt will take your group on a father's hope-filled journey of life, love, laughter and loss. This inspirational message of hope will have attendees laughing and smiling through their tears.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS PRESENTATION INCLUDE:

  • What we GO THROUGH is how we GET TO.
  • We are not defined by WHAT WE OVERCOME, but by WHAT WE CHOOSE TO BECOME.
  • You don't always choose what happens to you, but you ALWAYS choose how you respond to what happens to you.
  • Sometimes hope is all you need when hope is all you've got.
  • Men? Fathers? Husbands? It's manly to be vulnerable. It really is.

WE'VE GOT THIS!

Keynote / Workshop / Panel / Breakout Session

 Leadership | Change | Team Building

Sometimes, leadership requires you to roll up your sleeves and support team members as people and not just employees. We expect people to come to work and be "normal." What if their circumstances aren't "normal?" Plain and simple - it affects performance.

Matt Patterson has been there. He speaks from experience. His story is real and raw, going beyond motivational rhetoric. Coming from points in his book - We've Got This! - Matt will share a leadership and team-building message that will take you on his journey and reveal the keys as to how great organizations conquer challenges, manage change and win as a team.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS PRESENTATION INCLUDE:

  • PEOPLE. NOT POSITIONS. - Supporting your team members as people when a crisis hits - not as positions, slots or jobs.
  • THE GREAT COLLIDE - Personal. Professional. Crisis.
  • ARE WE LISTENING? OR ARE WE JUST PRETENDING? - Time to step forward ... and up! Take the lead. Own the outcome.
  • A CULTURE OF CARING - Be approachable, accountable and transparent.
  • YOU ARE NOT ALONE - The impact of isolation.
  • CHICKEN FINGERS & FRIES - Time to celebrate today's small victories! Every single one of them.

“Matt Patterson is an extraordinary speaker that captivates audiences with his authenticity, passion and desire to help people. He has a natural ability to connect with any audience and will leave them feeling inspired and ready to take action. Matt is a great choice for your next event!”

Michelle Prince
Prince Performance Group

“Matt has done a great job of taking a devastating life experience and transforming it into a book whereby he shares how to handle and transcend overwhelming situations. If you ever have the opportunity to read Matt's book, and/or book Matt to speak or present at an event, take it. You'll be glad you did. Class act. A+++”

Kevin Knebl
Knebl Communications

“Matt Patterson takes you on a courageous journey very few men ever share.”

Jonathan Sprinkles
Best-Selling Author & Leadership Speaker