Matt Episcopo | TEDx Speaker, Author, International Speaker, Leadership & Communication Expert


Matt Episcopo has redefined the formula for personal power, leadership and business success. Matt knows that the real way to become effective is to build credibility, trust and solid relationships. When we establish trust and credibility, others will say “Yes” to our ideas, products and services. His efforts have helped companies around the world improve their leadership, customer retention and employee engagement. From start-ups to Fortune 500’s, Matt is widely recognized as an energizing and engaging presenter. He is author of the book “How To Gain The Upper Hand, P.O.W.E.R. Tactics That Get Leaders Results”. Real life experience and results are what fuels this relationship-generating powerhouse. A Medal of Honor recipient with more that 21 years of law enforcement experience, Matt will teach you how to engage with virtually anyone. Matt’s presentations have been given in Dubai, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Aruba, Bahamas as well as across the United States. ★ SPEAKING: Engage your audience with an interactive, memorable and motivational Keynote experience. Companies, associations and groups hire Matt to deliver a Keynote Speech at their conferences and meetings. Sessions are interactive, hands on and energetic. Imagine your attendees raving about what a great time they had, learning from a world class expert and having tools that they can and will use before the session is even over. That’s what Matt Episcopo delivers every time, in a fun interactive way. Matt’s exceptional ability to deliver clear leadership, communication and personal development tactics, and his unparalleled hands-on approach make a tremendous impact on audiences around the world. Leadership: The ability to establish trust and credibility can mean the difference between an organization thriving or dying. You will learn how to successfully lead through this changing world and to fully realize opportunities and avoid barriers. Communication: Increase your performance and results. Learn strategies for making an emotional connection and tools to improve your effectiveness. Personal Power: Use your “Personal POWER” to lead and inspire others to achieve the results you desire regardless of your role in leadership, management or as a team member! ★ MATT’S TOP REQUESTED KEYNOTE AND TOPICS FOR YOU • GAIN THE UPPER HAND: THE SCIENCE BEHIND HUMAN CONNECTION This session will cover essential ground-setting techniques for attendees to establish credibility, trust and rapport- the hallmarks of successful leaders. Topics covered include: internal dialogue for success; first impression and why how you dress matters; proper handshake and how to respond to improper handshakes from others (including the over- the-top move and the limp fish); tactics to build and maintain rapport for long term relationships. This session brings attendees the ‘why’ and ‘how to’ employ skills that are imperative to success for leaders, but are not commonly taught today. It bridges the gap between generations and is applicable to all leaders, in every face-to-face encounter. The skills taught are critical for building lasting relationships with key stakeholders: donors, coworkers, collaborators, members and more. Session Objectives and Immediate Takeaways: - Attendees will learn how to establish themselves as leaders and have command presence. - Attendees will learn how to build confidence and trust in under 10 seconds. - Attendees will learn how to make their first impression a powerful point of impact. - Attendees will learn techniques to build rapport and lasting relationships among diverse audiences and stakeholders. _________________________________________ • GAIN THE UPPER HAND: NETWORKING Develop quality contacts through effective networking. We all network every day! Is your networking paying off for you? Are you collecting business cards or making meaningful connections? Networking is an essential activity for all business professionals. Everyone can learn strategies to make networking efforts productive. Networking correctly builds business and drives revenue and profits! In this highly interactive and fun workshop nationally recognized communication expert and author Matt Episcopo will take you through the steps of networking and share how the best networkers make networking work for them! You will leave this session and immediately be a better networker and that skill set will help you get the return you deserve from your networking activity. Session Objectives and Immediate Takeaways: 1. The skills of great networkers 2. How to make networking fun and make it work for you 3. How to network efficiently and get the results you need _________________________________________ • INSIDE TIPS FROM AN EXPERT INTERROGATOR: Verbal And Non Verbal Communication Strategies Ever wish you could read people’s minds? Figure out what others are thinking, feeling and going to do next. It’s time to gain the upper hand and learn the secrets to accurately identify and decode non-verbal behavior. Through gaining this insight, you can uncover pertinent information regarding an individual’s thought process and inner feelings. Furthermore, empowering you to be more effective and tactful regarding your interactions, giving you the advantage. You can also take more control over your own non-verbal messages through being more self-aware. These skills have proven extremely valuable during negotiations, business meetings, interviews and more. Session Objectives and Immediate Take Aways: - Learn how to decode the body’s clues that tell you important information that is often overlooked - Use communication strategies to adapt your approach and timing for maximizing your impact - Create an effective Communication Feedback loop. _________________________________________ • GAIN THE UPPER HAND: TEAM BUILDING: Powerful tactics to build powerful teams This highly interactive workshop features extensive attendee participation and many exercises that help bonding, problem solving and cooperative behavior. Working in a successful and happy team is extremely satisfying and heavily influences employee retention and productivity. The cooperative atmosphere, the ease of achieving big results and the sense of significance of belonging to a successful team is very appealing. Working as part of such optimal teams is the dream of any individual and organization. Being part of an effective and functioning team boosts resilience in times of adversity, commitment to the cause and bolsters retention. This workshop focuses on transforming a group of people to a team of motivated individuals who work smoothly towards a common goal. We’ll even have lots of laughs and “wow” moments along the way. Much more, this is a true experience that will provide them with valuable tools that they will use personally and professionally. This is a program that they will talk about for a long time to come. Session Objectives and Immediate Take Aways: - Identify the core qualities of a team and the secret to its efficiency - Communication techniques that build solid business relationships - Ability to change perspective and appreciate diverse viewpoints **For full information on Matt's services including booking Matt for your next event click to Matt's website from this profile**

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  • Keynotes
  • Breakouts
  • International
  • Workshops
  • Coaching
  • Training
  • Consulting

Reviews

5 Reviews
Donna Stelling-Gurnett, President & CEO, Association of Proprietary College
We loved having him!

APC hired Matt Episcopo to be our keynote speaker for our innovation summit. He did a great job; got all of our attendees up and moving around and he had great energy. We loved having him!

October 2019

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Vanessa LaClair, Executive Director, Empire State Society of Association Executives
A lot of people enjoyed his program- they got up, were engaged and participating.

As part of our ESSAE Conference this year, we were grateful to have Matt Episcopo come and talk to us about networking and about how to gain the upper hand. A lot of people enjoyed his program- they got up, were engaged and participating. We really liked that! Hospitality and association professionals are all engaged in networking, and Matt helped them learn how to take it up a level.

October 2019

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Robert Berkey, III, Chief Operating Officer, Pyramid Brokerage Company
We’ve had nothing but great comments about his presentation.

We had Matt do a seminar for us as part of our annual meeting and he did an outstanding job! It was great to have him here and we’ve had nothing but great comments about his presentation.

October 2019

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