Matthew Harper

Matthew Harper

Mr Matthew Harper, CDR, USN (Ret) - Motivational Speaker

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Systematize & Improve the Technical; Adapt to the Exceptions

Leadership is the Act of Making People Better: Retired Naval Officer, Crisis Leader, Harvard MPA, Business Consultant/Coach, Entrepreneur Mentor and Advisor, Founding Program Manager of TacticalLaunch Veteran Business Incubator, Award Winning Write

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from Denver, CO (US)

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Matthew Harper
Mr Matthew Harper, CDR, USN (Ret) - Motivational Speaker

Forged Analytics

Systematize & Improve the Technical; Adapt to the Exceptions

Leadership is the Act of Making People Better: Retired Naval Officer, Crisis Leader, Harvard MPA, Business Consultant/Coach, Entrepreneur Mentor and Advisor, Founding Program Manager of TacticalLaunch Veteran Business Incubator, Award Winning Write

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from Denver, CO

Matthew Harper - Motivational Speaker

Matthew Harper

Forged Analytics

Systematize & Improve the Technical; Adapt to the Exceptions

Leadership is the Act of Making People Better: Retired Naval Officer, Crisis Leader, Harvard MPA, Business Consultant/Coach, Entrepreneur Mentor and Advisor, Founding Program Manager of TacticalLaunch Veteran Business Incubator, Award Winning Write

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from: Denver, CO

For more information about booking Matthew Harper,
Visit https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/MattHarperUSN/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

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Crisis Leadership Lessons from USS Cole Bombing
Leadership in the moment of a crisis or emergency where leadership truly matters
  
Five Lessons in Crisis Leadership from the attack on USS COLE. It seems like just about anything can happen to anyone, anywhere. From terrorism, to natural disaster to the everyday serious traffic accident, we can never truly know how we will react in a time of crisis. Some of us will naturally see the crisis with a clear head while others... will be truly challenged. Is there anything we can do to prepare ourselves for that 1 in 10,000 chance something truly life-threatening will happen? Yes. Based on his 20 years in the U.S. Navy driving ships around the world and his experience on the USS COLE, Matt will give five lessons that anyone can with them in their daily lives. Matt Harper was a young Lieutenant with 4.5 years in the Navy, when his ship, USS Cole (DDG 67), pulled into the port city of Aden, Yemen. On the morning of 12 October 2000 al Qaeda denoted a small boat filled with over 400 pounds of explosives alongside USS Cole killing 17 Sailors and wounding 37. The attack be...

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Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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Leading Change
Change is the hardest thing people do and even harder for leaders.
  
When it really comes down to it time is our most important commodity. Time is money and time is life. But... how much time is wasted by trying to save time? How much work is wasted, how much money is wasted and how much TIME is wasted when the small things are disregarded?????? The hardest thing I ever had to do as a leadersof Sailors was convince them that they would SAVE time by taking the extra time to do things right the FIRST time.... The THREE Requirements get change done right. 1. Understand the difference between Leadership and Management. To do change correctly, we must first understand the difference between Management and Leadership. Leadership is helping people adjust, cope with and excel through difficult change. The bigger the change the more important for people to get leadership right! 2. Understand the differences between Responsibility, Accountability and Authority. Without a clear understand of these and more importantly who has what effective and...

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Travels From: Denver, CO
Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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Veteran Entrepreneurship
Transitioning and Why Vets will Make Good Entrepreneurs and Why They Won't
  
Looking to start a business or found a startup? As a veteran, you probably have three skills that will serve you well. 1. You are used to working hard. 2. You are used to learning something new and learning it fast. 3. You’re a leader. That being said you have to watch out to two traits that might hold you back. 1. You feel entitled. 2. You're not willing to do the work. 3. You can't / won't take the risk. Let me help you make the decision to start your own venture and then help avoid some of the pitfalls. ****See my short article in support of Veteran Entrapreneurs https://issuu.com/adminhlm/docs/veteran_summit_september_2017 ****

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Travels From: Denver, CO
Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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USS COLE Terrorist Attack and its Aftermath
72 Hours to Save USS COLE
  
The attack on USS COLE (DDG 67) in the port of Aden Yemen was a defining point for the U.S. Navy. Occurring 1 year prior to 9-11, the attack ushered the Navy into the modern terrorism age. The story of saving USS COLE lasted 72 hours, under the intense Middle East sun in hostile territory. This presentation will give the day to day events with the hour by hour successes and massive challenges. It will include the geopolitics of the region and how the US Military responses to a crisis. With first-hand experience and unique pictures and stories, the story of USS COLE will captivate and provide leadership lessons for the most junior participant to the seasoned executive.

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Travels From: Denver, CO
Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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9 Essentials for the New Leader to the Experienced Manager
Accomplish Anything!!! With these Leadership & Management Essentials
  
"Systematize and Improve the Routine; Humanize the Exceptional..." Want to be comfortable in any leadership situation? Want to be successful in any endeavor even ones where you have little experience? Start with knowing the difference between Leadership and Management. With 20 years experience and over 14 discreet jobs that entailed leading and managing in unique and complex situations around the world, this program will give you the tools to lead in every environment. With an easy nature and keen insight, this presentation will ask tough questions, provide unique examples of both crisis and challenging leadership and management roles. 9 Essentials: 1. Meet, Call, Email: Communication is the most important thing a leader does and there is absolutely no substitute for face-to-face communication. 2. Build Trust: Face to face communication is the best way to forge and maintain a relationship to ultimately build trust. 3. Delegate, Delegate, Delegate: Delegation is vit...

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Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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