KEYNOTE presentation

LIFE BEYOND FEAR

An engaging and empowering presentation packed with results driven Strategies.

 

As a highly sought after international speaker, Mathews’ surfer chill vibe and magnetic charisma, has
graced the stages of leading companies worldwide.

From Google, Sony, Intel, to MasterCard, he instantly captures audiences with his epic tales and spectacular ocean- themed adventure simulations.

Obsessed with the relationship between personal growth, high performance and fulfilment, Mathewsis on a mission: Offer game changing ways to adapt to stress and increase wonder in the lives of others. He has deconstructed, fine-tuned, and personalised emotion and resilience techniques to successfully strengthen ones mindset and sustain long term performance. 

OUT THE BACK//

The courage to commit.

Discover how a 10 year old boy, terrified of the ocean would go on to become one of the worlds best Big Wave Surfers. 

A story so inspiring that is was developed into the 2x AFI award winning movie Fighting Fear narrated by Hollywood superstar Joel Edgerton. 

WIPEOUT //

Surving the impact zone.

Mark Knows all too well the crippling effects of stress and anxiety. While in Tasmania, fifteen feet infront of a cliff in cold, shark infested waters, Mark hit the reef and intsantly blacked out. Terror engulfed every inch of his being. Neck braced and hospital ridden, he didnt know if he would ever surf again. At that moment mark made a decision never to allow stress and anxiety to put him in this position again. 

the next wave //

Capitalising on the next wave of opportunities.

In the ocean Mark must always assume that conditions can-and will-unexpectedly change,violently and fast. Mark and his team must stay hypersensitive to change, continually reassessing conditions and refocusing goals and strategies. With this Agility Mark has gone on to winn 3 x Oakley Biggest Wave Awards and sign major sposonsorship deals with Red Bull, Gopro and LandRover. 

  • Learn how to easily adapt, react, and capture opportunities in high risk environments.

  • Discover counter intuitive techniques to disrupt negative mental perceptions to naturally increase innovation, drive and focus. 

  •  Easily tap into “the zone” to maintain ultimate productivity and long term sustained performance 

Key Insights

Harness Resilience//

This High Impact Presentation Will Help People

  • Avoid the “crash and burn” cycle by converting fear-­‐based habits to positive lifestyle
    paterns

  • Access the mental rewire secrets used by elite athletes: simple and actionable tools
    that promotes nervous system health

  • Discover counter intuitive techniques to disrupt negative mental perceptions to
    naturally, increase innovation and drive.

Perform when it counts//

In the ocean Mark must always assume that conditions can–and will–unexpectedly change, violently and fast. Mark and his team must stay hypersensitive to change, continually re-­assessing conditions and refocusing goals and strategies. With this Agility, Mark and his team can overcome all challenges and succeed on achieving ROI for sponsors.

Watch as Mark and his team chase a monster swell to remote Western Australia in an attempt to pull of one of the most Audacious surf shoots in history.

  • Integrating emotional intelligence and confidence-based strategies to build resilient
    and engaged teams

  • Leading others to overcome risk, change, and uncertainty in volatile environments

  • Learning how to easily adapt, react, and capture opportunities in high-­‐risk situations

Manage Change//

Mergers, buy-­outs, downsizing: These are just a few of the ways in which companies can transform literally
overnight. While these moves often help a company remain competitive, they also result in profound changes
to organisational structure and other disruptions to the status quo.

Change can trigger our most basic survival instincts, and even when physical survival is not an issue, it can feel
as if your life is on the line whenever things change.

 

Our known existence, whether we liked it or not, is replaced by an unknown one, and we become fearful and disoriented.

Helping your employees deal with the Stress and anxiety that comes along with such changes is crucial.

Through vision of dramatic real life scenarios, this presentation will explore :

  • Techniques to develop Resilience and Courage

  • The benefits of a growth mindset

  • The importance of commitment in implementing Change.

Mark knows all too well the crippling effects of stress and anxiety. While in Tasmania, fifteen feet in front of a cliff in cold, shark infested waters, Mark hit a reef and instantly blacked out. Terror engulfed every inch of his being. Neck braced and hospital-­ridden, he didn’t know if he could ever surf again. At that moment, Mark made a decision never to allow stress and anxiety to put him in this position again.