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#665 - Matthew McConaughey

About Last Night

Matthew McConaughey is one of the greatest actors of all time. His body of work on the screen is as impressive as it gets, and how he got there is nothing to skip over. In this special conversation, Adam Ray & UFC HALL OF FAMER Chuck Liddell chat with the Oscar winner about everything from growing up in Texas, to his first acting gigs in DAZED & CONFUSED and ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD, to his tough decision to step away from acting, to his academy award, family, how he approaches a job, his favorite curse word and more! It’s a must listen from start to finish. Follow Matt on IG @officiallymcconaughey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 38mins

8 Aug 2022

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Matthew McConaughey: Greenlights: Listener Favorite

Moonshots Podcast: Learning Out Loud

Matthew McConaughey’s Greenlights is not a conventional memoir. As he neared age 50, the Oscar-winning actor revisited the journal he kept for 35 years to see what he could learn from it. Get Greenlights from Amazonhttps://geni.us/GreenLightsGet the summary via Blinkisthttps://blinkist.o6eiov.net/XxjAkyBecome a Moonshot Memberhttps://www.patreon.com/MoonshotsMatthew McConaughey describes a greenlight as a sign you should continue with what you are doing. You may believe these signs come from the universe, God, or by chance. All that matters is you pursue this greenlight when it emerges. “This is a book about how to catch more YESs in a world of NOs and how to recognize when a NO might actually be a YES. This is a book about catching green lights and realizing that the yellow and the reds eventually turn green.” – Matthew McConaughey ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

55mins

25 Jul 2022

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Matthew McConaughey - The capacity to believe

A Cuppa Happy

Matthew McConaughey is a household name, best known for his captivating portrayals on the silver screen, but here we find out that there is so much more to him than his award winning performances and smooth charm.A born storyteller, he reveals a deep love for poetry, writing and spirituality. Digging a little deeper he reflects on a passionate (albeit dysfunctional) love story within his family, whilst we ponder what it is inside us all that truly drives us to be the best person we can possibly be. Sometimes, we just need to slow things down and take a look around.Matthew’s book Green Lights is available on Amazon and all good bookshops. If you want to download the Audiobook version of Green Lights, Matthew narrates it himself, so as you can imagine, it’s an epic listen. ***A massive thank you to our wonderful sponsors! BetterHelp - Start your therapy journey today with 10% off your first month at this link: betterhelp.com/cuppahappy or use code cuppahappy at check out LinkedIn Jobs - Post a job for free on LinkedIn using the link: https://linkedin.com/cuppa ***See https://jossstone.com/ for my tour dates!A Fascinate Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

22 Jul 2022

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#YAPClassic: Greenlights with Matthew McConaughey

Young and Profiting with Hala Taha

Matthew McConaughey wasn’t always the Hollywood mega-star he is today. His journey from Longview, Texas to the silver screen is one of perseverance, preparation, and self-realization. Throughout his life, Matthew has discovered the importance of reflection and has come to reframe his hardships and struggles as "green lights.” In this episode, Hala and Matthew discuss Matthew’s childhood and the origins of his confidence, his dedication to journaling, his best-selling book, Greenlights, why he took a break from acting to reinvent his image, how to turn red and yellow lights to green, and some life lessons he learned along the way. Topics Include:- Why Matthew wrote a book instead of making a movie- Matthew’s process of writing and journaling- Defining “Greenlights” - Why Matthew dislikes the word “Unbelievable” - The story of “Little Mr. Texas”- Origin of Matthew’s confidence - Turning a ‘Red Light’ into a ‘Green Light’- Matthew’s decision to go to a less expensive college- Why Matthew went to film school - On Dazed and Confused and the importance of preparation- Experience with romantic comedy movies- Matthew’s thoughts on celebrity status - The Just Keep Livin Foundation- Matthew’s secret to profiting in life- And other topics… Matthew McConaughey is an academy award-winning actor and the author of the New York Times best-selling book Greenlights.   Matthew is also a professor of practice at the University of Texas at Austin, as well as Minister of Culture/M.O.C. for the University of Texas and the City of Austin. He is also a brand ambassador for Lincoln Motor Company, an owner of the Major League Soccer club Austin FC, and co-creator of Wild Turkey Longbranch bourbon.Matthew and his wife, Camila, founded The Just Keep Livin' Foundation in 2009, which helps at-risk high school students make healthier mind, body, and spirit choices.Sponsored By:HelloFresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/yap16 and use code YAP16 for up to 16 free meals and 3 free giftsCurrent - Sign up in less than two minutes at current.com/yap for a chance to win $200Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendationsWise - Join 13 million people and businesses who are already saving, and try Wise for free at Wise.com/yapThrive Market - Go to thrivemarket.com/yap to get 40% off your first order and a FREE gift worth over $50! Resources Mentioned:YAP Episode #101: Greenlights with Matthew McConaughey: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/101-greenlights-with-matthew-mcconaughey/ Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey: https://greenlights.com/Matthew on IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000190/The Just Keep Livin’ Foundation: https://www.jklivinfoundation.org/Matthew’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officiallymcconaughey/Matthew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/McConaugheyMatthew’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/McConaugheyOfficialMatthew’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewMcConaughey/Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halatahaWebsite: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/ Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 11mins

20 May 2022

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Ep240 - Matthew McConaughey & Garth Jennings | Sing 2

Talks at Google

Matthew McConaughey & Garth Jennings visit Google to discuss "Sing 2", the sequel to the 2016 award-winning movie "Sing". In "Sing 2", McConaughey plays a can-do koala named Buster Moon, whose all-star cast of animal performers are preparing to launch a dazzling stage extravaganza in the glittering entertainment capital of the world. There's just one hitch -- he has to find and persuade the world's most reclusive rock star to join them. What begins as Buster's dream of big-time success soon becomes an emotional reminder of the power of music to heal even the most broken heart. Moderated by Alan Seales. Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/Sing2 to watch the video.

59mins

10 May 2022

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Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

The Book Pile

Succeeding in Hollywood takes lots of practice, and that’s why Matthew McConaughey has put in 10,000 hours of being handsome. Today’s book is about how hard McConaughey’s career wasn’t. Plus, Kellen has some questions about Magic Mike and Dave has some aphorisms that were probably written by a human.*TheBookPilePodcast@gmail.com*Kellen Erskine has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, NBC's America's Got Talent, and the Amazon Original Series Inside Jokes. He has garnered over 50 million views with his clips on Dry Bar Comedy. In 2018 he was selected to perform on the “New Faces” showcase at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Quebec. Kellen was named one of TBS's Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2017. He currently tours the country www.KellenErskine.com*David Vance's videos have garnered over 1 billion views. He has written viral ads for companies like Squatty Potty, Chatbooks, and Lumē, and sketches for the comedy show Studio C. His work has received two Webby Awards, and appeared on Conan. He currently works as a writer on the sitcom Freelancers.

27mins

25 Apr 2022

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99. What's Essential: Greg's Speed Coaching with Matthew McConaughey, Revisited

The Greg McKeown Podcast

Where do you want to be in 5 years?So many of us have a difficult time answering this question. And it’s not because we don’t know what we want to do. Often it’s because we lack the clarity to know where to begin.Join me for an impromptu coaching session with actor and author Matthew McConaughey. Together we explore Matthew’s big goals for his future, define what these goals might look like, and examine possible first steps he can take toward achieving them.There is magic in this conversation. And I hope it sparks some magic for you.What's Essential Podcast Twitter Facebook Greg McKeown Twitter LinkedIn Instagram Scratch Audiohouse Instagram LinkedIn Credits: Hosted by Greg McKeown Produced by Greg McKeown and Scratch Audiohouse Executive Produced by Greg McKeown, Brent Montgomery and Ed Simpson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

18 Apr 2022

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Matthew McConaughey, from P&G’s “More Than Soap” podcast

Learnings from Leaders: the P&G Alumni Podcast

“Start canceling out those lanes that aren't feeding you well - that aren't giving you ROI - that are holding you back.” Matthew McConaughey is an Academy Award–winning actor and producer, and the author of the NY Times bestselling book GREENLIGHTS, among many other things — but Matthew is NOT a P&G Alumni. So what’s the deal? Alongside our partners at P&G, we’re thrilled to share a sneak peak of P&G’s “More Than Soap” podcast - available exclusively each week to P&G Employees at GetMoreThanSoap.com. On “More Than Soap,” P&G shares weekly conversations with Inspiring guests, unique perspectives, and unconventional ideas. As one of the world's most compelling public figures - Matthew McConaughey needs no introduction. Beyond his entertainment work, he’s an active philanthropist with his Just Keep Livin’ Foundation, a professor at the University of Texas in his hometown of Austin, a brand ambassador for Lincoln Motor Company, an owner of the Major League Soccer club Austin FC, and co-creator and creative director of his favorite bourbon on the planet, Wild Turkey Longbranch. You’ll enjoy this candid conversation on achieving a greater ROI on life - by catching more greenlights—and realizing that the yellows and reds eventually turn green too. “More Than Soap” is P&G’s official internal podcast - available  to all 100,000 P&G employees worldwide, and hosted by Dorion Positano, P&G’s Director of New Business and Content Innovation. Interested in learning more about P&G’s “More Than Soap” podcast, or P&G Studios, can reach out directly to Dorion on LinkedIn. GetMoreThanSoap.com

1hr 17mins

16 Jan 2022

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Matthew McConaughey • FCF Flashback

First Class Fatherhood

FCF Flashback From my interview with Matthew McConaughey on January 22, 2021 • Matthew McConaughey is a First Class Father and Academy Award winning actor. He has starred in blockbuster movies including DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, INTERSTELLAR, MAGIC MIKE, THE LINCOLN LAWYER and many others as well the smash hit HBO Crime Drama TRUE DETECTIVE. He has won numerous awards including the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Actor. He is now a New York Times Bestselling Author of GREENLIGHTS. In this Episode, Matthew shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses his new book GREENLIGHTS and why he decided to write it. He talks about the Fatherless epidemic in America and the importance of Fatherhood and Family Life.  He describes his love of being a father and how it has changed him as a man.  He talks about the differences between how he was raised and how he and his wife Camila are raising their children.  He tells us who he would like to see play himself in a movie, he offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! GREENLIGHTS - https://www.amazon.com/Greenlights-Matthew-McConaughey/dp/0593139135 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

24mins

14 Jan 2022

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Matthew McConaughey on Taking Risks

Never Stand Still

In business and in life, you can’t always control what’s going to happen, but you can control how you react to it. Actor Matthew McConaughey discusses taking risks, listening to your instincts, the evolution of his acting career, and his book, Greenlights. 

33mins

4 Jan 2022

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