Matthew Flanagan

Matthew Flanagan is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of management experience and a passion for making a positive impact in both business and personal spheres. As the Founder of Flanagan Business Management, he channels his expertise into guiding individuals and organizations toward sustainable success. Beyond the boardroom, Matthew finds solace and joy in nature, often immersing himself in camping and hiking adventures. He cherishes moments spent with family, recognizing the importance of nurturing relationships and creating lasting memories through family events and gatherings. Matthew's philosophy is grounded in the belief that it is our collective responsibility to leave every situation better for the next person than it was for us. This guiding principle informs his approach to business management, leadership, and life. With a dedication to excellence and a commitment to continuous improvement, Matthew Flanagan exemplifies the values of integrity, empathy, and stewardship in all aspects of his professional and personal endeavors.

What is your number one hack for getting yourself motivated when things seem hopeless? by Matthew Flanagan

Matthew Flanagan

Creating a structured schedule is a powerful motivator for me. I’ve discovered that busyness is an antidote to feeling unmotivated. Whenever I sense a lack of motivation, I promptly fill my calendar with activities. Whether it’s planning walks or household tasks, I ensure every moment is accounted for and adhere …

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What is your best advice for people on how to recruit great team members? by Matthew Flanagan

Matthew Flanagan

When recruiting team members, focus on skills and abilities rather than appearance, as it’s not a necessary requirement for most jobs. Engage in meaningful conversations with candidates to understand their potential and fit for the role. This approach not only eliminates opportunities for discrimination but also leads to the formation …

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What do you wish your prospects would understand before they talk to you? by Matthew Flanagan

Matthew Flanagan

Before speaking with a client, we wish our prospects would understand we focus on introducing entrepreneurs to business owners who are nearing the end of their working lives, aiming to prevent the disappearance of opportunities that these businesses represent. Our commitment is to empower leaders to drive positive change, inspire …

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What coming technological advancement do you expect to have the biggest impact on your business? by Matthew Flanagan

Matthew Flanagan

I expect artificial intelligence to have the biggest impact on my business, as it can help me streamline various operations and create labor savings. For example, AI can automate tasks such as accounting, inventory management, customer service, and marketing, allowing me to focus on the core aspects of my client’s …

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