Matthew S. Newman, has been in the financial services industry since 1997 and is a father to three small children, was diagnosed with grade three astrocytoma (brain cancer) at 39 years old. Matthew’s memoir, LISTEN to this episode and subscribe Starting At The Finish Line, chronicles the journey that he and his entire family took together which got him to a place of clarity, understanding and appreciation. The book’s underlying message of why it’s important to get your financial planning in order is both inspirational and actionable. Matt has given gifts from cancer. His message is about living in the moment and appreciating the now. His story helps others gain clarity on what’s important in life. His dedication to being a top performer at everything he does has led him to become number one in sales at his profession for over twenty years, while also fighting cancer. His passions are his family, his fitness, and raising money for charity. The importance of connection and realness has led to his book being read in over 10 different countries and understanding what truly inspires people. In this episode you’ll learn:The 3 best life lessons that you won’t learn in school.How cancer changed his life for the better.What it means to be present and live for your legacy. Buy his book, “Starting at the Finish Line” Connect with Matt:Website: