Episode 18: Dreaming Big is Where it Starts, with Mitch Matthews

April 19, 2017

Mitch Matthews is co-founder of the BIG Dream Gathering, a serial entrepreneur, speaker, and author. His DREAM – THINK – DO podcast helps people to dream bigger, think better, and do more… and has been rated #1 by the Huffington Post.

Mitch’s personal dream is to help launch a million dreams in his lifetime. Bringing this goal to colleges and universities across the country, the Big Dream Gathering is now more than a series of events; it’s a movement – a movement of people giving themselves permission to dream and helping each other to achieve those dreams.

Mitch brings to our show a unique perspective of what it takes to turn a dream into a reality and the role of a resilience mindset in forging success.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Mitch’s background
  • Why Mitch believes that dreaming needs to be separate from thinking
  • Why it’s important to celebrate learning
  • Why you must give yourself permission to dream
  • Letting kids make decisions for themselves
  • Why it’s important for parents to engage their children and ask them questions
  • Having your children dig into their virtual mentor
  • The importance of having your kids talk about their dreams and helping them ignite their passions
  • Why you need to have the ability and willingness to say no
  • Why Mitch is a big fan of doing biographies with your kids