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Matt Inglot with Tony Grebmeier

The Key to a Successful Freelance Career and More! – Matt Inglot

Doesn’t a freelance career sound effortless and carefree? You get to work where you want when you want, and for whomever you want, right? Not so fast! For many freelancers, things aren’t going quite as smoothly as they’d had hoped. On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from innovator and freelancer, Matt Inglot. In his conversation with Tony, Matt opens up about the challenges of a freelance career, lessons he learned along the way to improve his business, what life was like for him as an immigrant, how books helped to transform his mindset, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this powerful episode!

Facing unemployment and wondering what’s next.

Imagine working at a startup while young and attending college, sounds like life is going good right? But then the news that you no longer have a job at the startup, what do you do? Panic? On this episode BeFulfilled, you’ll hear Matt Inglot’s story as he explains what it was like to hear about his sudden job loss and struggle to find a way forward. Sounds like a pretty hopeless situation but somehow Matt went from wondering what would be next to building websites and supporting himself. While it wasn’t easy, Matt’s story of endurance in the face of hardship is one you don’t want to miss!

Making the most out of a freelance career.

How do freelance workers get the most out of their time and energy in an unstructured and seemingly undisciplined space? What pivotal insights could take a freelancer’s career to the next level? On this episode of BeFulfilled, Matt Inglot reveals what he learned in his experience as a freelance worker to maximize his efforts. One of the most important lessons that Matt learned was to focus on working with the right clients for his skill set. While he could grow his business by working with a whole range of clients, Matt discovered that playing to his strengths and working smarter, not harder was the right course of action. To hear more from Matt about his important topic, make sure to listen to this episode!

Embracing the need for a renewed mindset.

What steps do you take to ensure that you have access to some of the best ideas available to help shape your mindset? Do you prioritize mindset formation? On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur, Matt Inglot. In his conversation with Tony, Matt shares several book titles that have helped open up his mindset. By focusing on mindset, Matt has enjoyed increased success and transformation in his life and business. What lessons can you come away with from Matt’s experience? Find out on this helpful episode!

Why it’s helpful to look at life as “Seasons.”

Let’s face it, life isn’t always as perfect as we often paint it. Life is messy and complicated, we get on a good track and then we fall off. We set up rules and parameters for life and business and then we violate the very rules we set up for ourselves. What’s the answer? You’ve got to give yourself some slack. Just because you’ve overcome a massive struggle in your life, that doesn’t mean you won’t face another one around the corner. This idea of experiencing life as “Seasons” of change and flux can really help you wrap your head around the ups and downs of life. Listen to this episode of BeFulfilled as guest Matt Inglot speaks to this idea of the seasons of life and why he views success as focusing on experiencing personal fulfillment.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • [0:35] Tony introduces his guest, Matt Inglot.
  • [1:30] Matt’s view of success.
  • [2:50] Matt talks about his childhood and life as an immigrant.
  • [7:00] Working with web startups.  
  • [12:00] Facing challenges and unemployment.
  • [15:30] Books that have shaped Matt’s mindset.
  • [21:00] Matt talks about his work with utilizing freelancing and automation.
  • [25:00] What is it like being a rock climber?
  • [27:30] How did Matt get involved with freelancing and consulting?
  • [32:30] Why it’s helpful to look at the different “Seasons” of life.
  • [35:00] Matt enters the Fulfillment Round.
  • [40:30] How to connect with Matt.  

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