Matt used his remarkable filmmaking journey to craft a special presentation entitled “Legacy Is For The Living”. Matthew uses his journey as well as that of the hero of his film, Welles Crowther, to convincingly discuss why we should all focus time and energy on being significant. Matthew's session is an unforgettable event which deeply resonates with audiences of all types (old and young, male or female). It explores two of his core of values --- make a mark and boldly go --- in an engaging and entertaining way. Your audience will love the exclusive access they have to the back-story of Matthew's film, entitled "Man In Red Bandana", as well as the inspiration which it provides for them to "dream big". This documentary film is narrated by Gwyneth Paltrow and includes an original song performed by Lyle Lovett.
After explaining how he heard the story about Welles Crowther, an incredible hero, he explains how he went from owner of a garden variety business to a filmmaker who directed an Oscar-winning actress.
He is honored to have created something that has significance beyond himself and share it with your audience.
At your event, Matt can screen the film or just show its trailer. Either way, audiences will NEVER forget the inspirational way that this session makes them feel.
Below are some of the other key take-homes items:
Why is legacy important?
How does one evaluate and execute a legacy project.
Life hacks to give you the time, confidence and connections to pursue a project that is bigger than yourself.
Matthew Weiss is one of the most business-savvy and entrepreneurial lawyers that you will ever meet. He is former President of the Entrepreneurs' Organization, New York and a former EO Global Learning Chair. He has spoken before 1,000s of business owners on various business topics. Weiss has regularly appeared as a business expert on MSNBC's “Your Business”, and has been quoted by dozens of media outlets. He has spoken at over 200 EO and YPO Chapter events and conferences, presented at the 2017 EO Mexico City University, and served as Emcee at the 2009 EO Nerve conference.
In 1991, Matt co-founded his private law practice and, nine years later, bought out his partner. Since then, Weiss & Associates, PC, has grown to representing 6,000+ clients annually throughout New York State. His law firm defends motorists from various vehicle and traffic law matters such as drinking and driving, speeding, and reckless driving.
Matt is currently completing his second film called “Vault”, a feature film about the 1975 heist of $30 million, the largest in US history. The film stars Don Johnson, Theo Rossi, Samira Wiley, Burt Young, Vincent Pastore and Clive Standen.