Matthew Pollard

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Top Business and Sales Speaker Known as The Rapid Growth Guy

In-Person Fee Range
$10,001 to $20,000
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Travels From
North Carolina, United States

Top Business and Sales Speaker
Known as The Rapid Growth Guy

Young, energetic, contemporary, relatable, a powerhouse of differentiation, an expert in niche marketing, and a master sales systemization coach, Matthew is passionate about helping organizations thrive and succeed. With five multimillion-dollar business success stories to his name, all before the age of thirty, his achievements are reflected in the value and credibility he brings to every presentation.

Growth and Success

Matthew is not a theorist; his methods come from hands on, real-world experience. With over 3500 business transformations and counting, Matthew provides instantly-actionable strategies that make a real and lasting difference to audiences. Whether you’re a multinational conglomerate providing complex solutions to Fortune 500 companies, or a small business association working to give your members an edge over the competition, Matthew provides an uncomplicated blueprint for growth and success.

Small Business Expert

Matthew’s meteoric rise against all odds – and his honesty in sharing his personal challenges – creates an inspirational atmosphere of possibility and belief. Participants walk out of his presentations thinking, “If he can do it, so can I”… and with a complete understanding of the exact steps to follow to skyrocket their success. And when it comes to understanding what makes a speaker truly stand out, Matthew gets it. As Founder and Executive Director of Small Business Festival, ranked as INC’s #3 conference in America for small business, he is annually responsible for organizing hundreds of speakers for thousands of attendees. He knows what it takes to motivate and inspire an audience, provide an amazing experience, and deliver long-lasting ROI.

Median and Publications

Matthew is an internationally award-winning blogger and contributor to CEO, Entrepreneur, and Top Sales World Magazine. He is a recurring guest on FOX and NBC, and has appeared on top-rated podcasts including Entrepreneur on Fire and Eventual Millionaire. He’s the author of the bestseller The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone, endorsed by Neil Patel, Brian Tracy, Mark Roberge of Harvard, Derek Lidow of Princeton, and dozens more.

If you’re looking for a keynote speaker with an edge, who provides absolute return on investment, who will assist your organization in achieving unprecedented results, Matthew Pollard is your Rapid Growth® Guy!


Do your members or channel partners feel they are on an endless hamster wheel, just trying to keep their business going? They provide an amazing product or service, but despite all their efforts and good intentions, their day-to-day is a constant struggle to find interested people, set themselves apart, and make the sale – all while competing against established industry players and dealing with customers who seem to care about only one thing... PRICE. In this game-changing keynote, participants will walk away with a complete understanding of where they have been going wrong, and they’ll know the three instantly-implementable strategies to turn it all around.


What if your sales team could have an instant advantage over all your competition? What if you could quadruple appointments, shorten sales cycles, and skyrocket profits, all through the application of one powerful technique? If your sales team needs this kind of edge, “Build Your Story Playbook®” provides the breakthrough you’ve been looking for. Shift your sales team away from the uncomfortable bulldog tactics of the past, to a new, relaxed, and scientifically proven methodology that consistently multiplies results, guaranteed.


For too long, introverts have fallen victim to the myth that because of their quiet personalities, they can’t be as successful in business as their extroverted counterparts. In this groundbreaking keynote, Matthew shares personal stories, client transformations, and insights gained through a series of interviews with millionaire introverts, to confront this stigma head-on. By the end of this enlightening presentation, introverts will feel empowered, and know exactly how to embrace and harness their natural abilities for amazing success.


Today’s executives are confronted with new challenges that threaten their continued growth and survival. With increased competition, disruptive technologies, and tough economic climates, market share is dwindling and discounted acquisition is steadily on the rise. This insightful keynote provides participants with a full understanding of how to stay competitive in a constantly changing landscape. They’ll discover how to achieve sustained success in the face of smaller, more agile competition, and they’ll learn the three instantly-actionable strategies to immediately drive any corporation back to momentum and growth.


The business landscape has changed, and organizations and their employees must learn to adapt in order to survive and thrive. The secret to dramatically increased productivity, profitability, and sales acquisition requires leaving behind your outdated ideas of dog-eat-dog competition and turning instead to the high-yield powers of collaboration. Drawing from a decade of experience forging unusual but highly profitable partnerships, Matthew leads participants to break free of stagnating group think and embrace a mindset of cooperation. Audiences will transform their traditional silo focus, and be emboldened to seize creative and lucrative business opportunities through interdepartmental and external collaboration.


Some people come from nothing and overcome tremendous adversity to achieve success. Others come from backgrounds of education and privilege, yet achieve nothing. What is it that differentiates people who succeed from those who do not? Is it nature, is it nurture, or is it something that can be mastered and controlled? In this inspirational tell-all presentation, Matthew uncovers the secrets behind his tremendous achievement and that of his clients, showing how participants, with a few changes in behavior and mindset, can create an unstoppable force of focus, motivation, and no-limit thinking.

All Matthew Pollard Books

The Introvert’s Edge to Networking: Work the Room. Leverage Social Media. Develop Powerful Connections
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The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone
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The Introvert’s Edge to Networking: Work the Room. Leverage Social Media. Develop Powerful Connections
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The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone
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