Secret Academy Episode - Matt Lowman
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How does martial arts lead to business coaching? Matt Lowman started doing martial arts early on and eventually graduated to teaching martial arts and building schools. During this time, he fell in love with the business side of the martial arts schools: sales, marketing, etc. Matt dove into doing speaking engagements and consulting outside of the martial arts industry, and he became known as the high school dropout turned millionaire. Today, he runs Freedom Practice Coaching, a successful coaching business geared towards helping doctors/physicians learn how to become successful business owners.

Lesson's in Today's Interview:
  • How Matt went from taking martial arts, to teaching, to consulting outside the industry
  • Being financially successful did not bring him happiness in his own life
  • What was the turning point for Matt to turn his life around
  • Meeting his future business partner and their idea to teach doctors how to become successful entrepreneurs
  • In the beginning of his business, Matt would cold call doctors and focused on the best customer service to get word-of-mouth referrals
  • Using the university model of a 3-year business school with monthly fees
  • Doctors signed up to their school receive one-on-one coaching, webinars, events, staff coaching, etc
  • The ability to delegate boils down to being able to empower others, have a level of trust, and having systems in order
  • The key to trust others with certain responsibilities is to align the interests and communication
  • Create a movement and get people behind you who are passionate about the movement
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