Matt Church - Founder

Matt Church is the founder and creator of Thought Leaders. In 1997 on a work trip to Hong Kong Matt had a vision for what has now become the Global Thought Leaders movement. Matt is an author of many leadership books all working on the premise that when you choose leadership and identify as such you contribute to making the world a better place. Matt continues to teach and support leaders across all domains of influence to capture, package and deliver what they know in service to others.

The Four Hidden Roles of Thought Leaders

No matter how your expertise turns up, it's worth stepping into these four foundational roles.

Inspired by the Company We Keep

Running a commercially successful thought leaders practice creates a tension between being a...

Being Gentle on Yourself

The journey to success as a thought leader running a commercially successful practice has stretch,...

What Drives You

Act as if your lived experience has been shaping and forming the insights you can share with the...

Fully Self-expressed

We have so many different SELF labels in the world; the idea of being self-expressed needs some...

Wisdom on Holding Thoughts Lightly

Buddha said that with our thoughts, we create the world. My teachers say that he was addressing the...

On Boundaries

"It is said that in order not to break our vow of compassion we have to learn when to stop...

The Book You Wish You Had Written

As thought leaders running commercially successful practices, I thought we might talk this week...

Disagreeing Gracefully

As thought leaders running commercially successful practices, we are often in the business of...

True Not New

When things are tough we often want 'new' in the hope that we don't have to deal with the gnarly...

Up and Out, Down and In

We have to be both 'up and out' at times and then 'down and in the work' at other times.

Stories Are Tools Not Truths

Stories can define us and perhaps diminish or even distract us.