On Freelance Transformation Matt helps fellow consultants and creative services providers to earn more and build a business around their lifestyle, rather than the other way around.
He teaches key principles such as the importance of only taking on ideal projects, and referring the rest elsewhere.
Interestingly weird fact?
The fact that I haven’t received an email on my smartphone since 2008.
I hated getting interrupted by emails.
How did your journey as an entrepreneur all begin?
I wrote a software program that sold reasonably well until I lost my customer database.
My 2nd year in University I started Tilted Pixel.
Tilted Pixel is a web agency which focusses on helping commerce websites and lead generation websites, big into storytelling and creating beautiful funnels for people to go through.
My company is a team of 5 right now.
Had early success in business during my University years.
Tell us more about your Freelance Transformation podcast:
I bring on other successful consultants and quiz them on areas they been successful.
What’s your Big Reason Why and what do you want to be remembered for when u ascend this earth?
Wanting to create the life I want to live.
I want to live an EPIC life and to be able to choose when I work.
Be remembered for…. I get a lot of satisfaction when i do things to help other people.
Biggest Temporary Defeat?
I had my software program doing well, then at 3AM I did a horrible mistake and lost my entire database.
My big defeat though was starting that office space and expanding to a bigger office before shutting things down completely.
I got a $70K loan in University but blew it, spent it on the wrong things like a big nice office, spent like $20K of the $70k on office renovations, and tripled my rent cost in the process.
Weirdest Breakthrough Experience?
Go back to high school…. one of the weirdest things that happened to me and set me on the path, Microsoft Word 2000 came out and you can make a website from a word page.
This got me on the path of building sites.
What’s the Vision of Mat Inglot look like for the future?
I wanna lead an epic life on my own terms.
I plan on growing my businesses and making sure I’m helping awesome businesses become even more awesome.
Best Entrepreneur Advice?
If you’re thinking of starting a business, think with the end in mind.
Where do you want your business to be able to take you and what do you want your life to look like?
Favorite Success Quote?
“Reality is negotiable.” – by Tim Ferriss
Top Recommended Book?
The 4 Hour Work Week – by Tim Ferriss
If all you had to your name was $1k and a laptop computer what would you do to jump start your business?
Go out and find people online that have a problem and I would solve it for them and probably keep the money for incidentals.
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