Matt Johnson runs Runner Academy where he trains and teaches runners of all abilities. He also hosts the #1 running podcast on iTunes, Runner Academy. We discuss his corporate to entrepreneur journey in the running world.
Below is a summary of our interview:
Make no little plans for they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans, aim high, and hope and work. or Make no small plans. – Daniel Burnham
Matt tries a reconcile corporate and entrepreneurial parents while running a pirate radio station and eventually getting into marketing.
Matt talks about tough times trying get noticed when he started Runner Academy
Matt discusses Runner Academy and tells the story of people he helped with his training
What’s Exciting Matt Now
Matt is in the midst of creating a new running course.
Book Matt Recommends: Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
Helpful Habit: Batching – doing one thing in batches
Internet Resource: Trello – Organizing App
Helpful Person: Wife, Pat Flynn, and all the people from the sum of his experiences
What’s His Purpose: Help other people be successful
How to follow Matt
Go to some roots. What really excites you? What keeps you awake at night? Figure that out, start taking action, and put yourself out there.
One More Thing
Matt is giving Purpose Rockstar subscribers one of the premium training videos from Runner Academy for free. You’ll also receive weekly updates on our latest guests and giveaways that are exclusive to Purpose Rockstar members.
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