Hi. I’m Matthew Canning.

    Two core beliefs lie at the heart
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    I believe that creativity is the fundamental component that drives nearly all progress and success, regardless of domain;

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    When it comes to pursuing personal, creative, and professional goals, I believe that the differences between those who thrive and those who struggle are widely misunderstood.


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    As a Fortune 50 executive and lifelong technologist, I’ve spent my career building best-in-class teams, products, and processes; advising startups; working with established leadership teams to help bring about positive operational and cultural change; and contributing content to major media outlets.

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    I’ve authored several niche books on productivity and practical, tactical personal development—including Master the Language of the Universe, Never Forget Again, and Get it Together—and served as editor and reviewer for technical works and textbooks.

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    Drawing from a diverse array of experiences across a range of industries, I’ve addressed audiences at conferences, universities, events, and companies across the world.

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