In this episode of the Level Asian podcast, we’re joined by Matt Purcell, Australia’s leading personal branding expert and the founder of KYU Media, a creative agency based in Sydney, and Social Kung Fu, Australia’s only verbal self-defence program.
Matt opens up about his experiences growing up as an adoptee and his valuable lessons in learning business from direct experiences and mentors.
Matt also talks about his deeper purpose of giving back to the community through Social Kung Fu, especially the young generation, and shares his insights on parents' role in raising kids in the digital age and the consequences of children’s unconsented exposure to social media.
Enjoy the episode!
0:00 - Intro
01:46 - Matt’s Adoption Story and Childhood and One’s Own Identity, Parents Divorce and How Music Helped Him Escape Through the Darkness
13:33 - What Does Success and ‘Enough’ Look Like for Matt?
20:53 - Sharing Matt’s Opportunities and His Knowhow of Business, Learning From Mentors
29:43 - Matt’s Gift on Giving Back to the Community and the Younger Gens; Creating Social Kungfu.
34:44 - Pain Created a Purpose for Matt to Start Social Kungfu
40:34 - Parents Role in Raising Kids in This Digital Age
46:21 - The Consequences of Kid’s Unconsensual Exposure on Social Media
48:49 - Matt’s Mentors and the True Cost of Success
55:28 - How to Say ‘No’ to Opportunities
01:00:02 - Matt’s Plans for The Future
01:05:41 - Outro
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