I bring confidence to
who feel out of
their comfort zone
Are you struggling with...
A drop in confidence
Struggling with imposter syndrome
Not living up to your potential
The transition to leadership
Overwhelm and loss of focus
Do you want to...
Grow confidence and make big changes
Move away from fear, and create new opportunities
Adapt their problem solving skills for leadership
Realise their potential as leaders
Create a path of calmness and more importantly happiness
Hey! I'm Mat.
I'm a mental mental fitness coach. I started my career as a graduate software engineer. I took opportunities as they arose, from leading teams to being a CTO. I've experienced first hand being successful, and having my ego massaged, but at various points in my career I've also felt wholly out of my depth. It's not that I wasn't capable, just that it was sometimes a bit scary and i didn't always have the support around to help grow into the role.
I’ve helped many new leaders adjust and develop the confidence to build their own successful leadership style. I provide support and growth, minimising the fear, and enhancing their problem solving skills and innate creativity.
Over the last decade I've helped many people grow their confidence and skills to become outstanding leaders.
"Mat carefully guided my thoughts which has turned my newly formed start-up into a business worth millions of pounds.” Matt Gilpin CEO – Sprift Technologies
3 Easy steps for enhancing your career
Book a free 30 minute coaching session
Help you get clarity and focus on your goals
Work together to build confidence, leverage your current skillset, and evolve your leadership style.
Mental Fitness Gym
I’m offering a very powerful 6-week mental fitness program. It’s a gym for your mind. We can’t avoid negative situations, but we can choose to respond to them differently. I can help you build mental fitness plan to help you turn negative emotions around much quicker.
If you’re not physically fit, you’d feel physical stress as you climb a steep hill.
If you’re not mentally fit, you’d feel mental stress, such as anxiety, frustration, or unhappiness, as you handle work and relationship challenges.
Recent events such as the Pandemic and the uncertainty that ensues can over-stretch you and those you have working or personal relationships with.
How would you feel about a new upgrade in your mental operating system to not just survive but thrive in these tumultuous times.
Learn to boost your Mental Fitness (PQ)
PQ (your Positive Intelligence Quotient) is the measure of your Mental Fitness. It's the best predictor of how happy you are and how well you perform relative to your potential.
And the good news is: you can boost your PQ significantly with practice.
PQ is a synthesis of recent breakthroughs in neuroscience, cognitive and positive psychology, and performance science.
Want to get mentally fit?
I offer cohorts to improve mental fitness. They get filled up pretty quickly, so have a look at the plan which suits you best, and check the links to see which are slots available or join the waitlist.
Sign up for the next Mental Fitness Cohort!
Mental Fitness Cohort
6 Week program
The PQ mobile phone App with mental fitness Gym
Each week an hour of new video content to learn about growing your mental fitness
15 Minutes each day of daily practice + journal
Access to the audio version of the New York best-selling book 'Positive Intelligence'
Part of a cohort to share and reflect on your progress
1 Hour a week cohort group reflection
Access to a community of 1000s of others on their PQ journey
£300 + VAT
Coached Mental Fitness Program
Explore your saboteurs and extend access to the Mental Fitness gym in this 8-week program.
Includes everything in the Mental Fitness Cohort plus:
2x1 Hour Coaching Sessions with Mat continue your PQ Journey
3 Months Extra Content in PQ Mental Fitness Gym App
£500 + VAT
Advanced Mental Fitness Program
This is a comprehensive 15-week program. After rocking your mental fitness at the gym, we spend more time understanding your saboteurs and their impact. Gradually we grow your sage powers to accelerate your performance and focus on your career.
Includes everything in the Mental Fitness Cohort plus:
6x 1 Hour Coaching sessions with Mat
6 Months Extra Content in PQ Mental Fitness Gym App
£1000 + VAT
“Mat was instrumental in helping me bring my product to market. He quickly established a great coaching relationship with me, providing mentoring in certain areas to give me confidence in my proposition. He carefully guided my thoughts which has turned my newly formed start-up into a business worth millions of pounds.”
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"Mat helped me navigate huge growth and change in my successful business. As a founder, he helped me to scale myself, delegate effectively, improve challenging relationships, and support my employees to feel empowered and collaborate. He gave me lots of space to think, and have the confidence to act on my creative ideas."
Senior Engineering Manager
Mat's was absolutely phenomenal for me personally as he supported me in my first role in leadership.
I can't begin to explain the impact that Mat has played on my outlook and performance in my role as a leader.
He's been pivotal in developing my understanding and appreciation for agile methodologies and general coaching skills.
Mental Fitness in the Coaches Backpack
In this episode of 'The Coach's Backpack' with David Lowe,
Mat shares some tools to put his fictional backpack
Taking on a new role often involves an uncomfortable (yet rewarding) learning curve. You can go from being primarily technical, moving towards leadership and strategy. Stepping away from 'hands-on' technical work can make you feel out of touch and unable to contribute value in the same way as before. You can feel vulnerable.
I believe technical leaders have an amazing capacity for creative leadership. So many of the people and problem-solving skills are transferrable. It is just a lot easier to do with a little support and guidance as you change direction. I’ve helped many new leaders adjust and develop the confidence to build their own successful leadership style.
How I will work with you...
Help you get clarity and focus on your goals for your new role
Work together to build confidence, leverage your current skill set, and learn new tools
Grow your self-awareness, and evolve your leadership style
Feel free to book a free 30-minute call with me to find out more.
I can help you to stop worrying about your career, and let you lead with confidence.
In the meantime download my free guide to help you focus your career in 7 easy steps.