Matthew Leland Cox

Ep 30: Coronavirus and Couple Communication

As a couple, the longer we are together we learn one of two things when having difficulty communicating; we either solve issues together or we learn to fight well and run away.  This was true even before the coronavirus and with the onset of that, the second option became harder to do.  Now more than…

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Ep 29: Stop Trying to Be Perfect. Be Yourself!

We are all faced with the pressure outside of us, be it from our friends, our work, our community, or the society in general.   This causes many of us to hide who we truly are and put on various masks, whether it is being the high performer, the perfectionist, the conformist, the criticizer, or the…

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Ep 28: Every Coach Needs a Coach with James Malinchak

We are excited to have James Malinchak, professional Speaker, Trainer and Coach on this week’s episode.  James shares his wealth of knowledge including why mentors need mentors, understanding the business side of speaking, and his ninja trick for getting referrals through his speaking engagements.   Listen for these insights and more. About the Guest: James Malinchak…

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Ep 27: Divorce and the Family

This episode originally aired on Mathew’s radio show, the Never Give Up Show. Parenting a child can be challenging at the best of times however when you add a divorce into the mix, it adds another level.   Today Matthew is going to be talking about how divorce affects everybody in the family, the challenges of…

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Ep 25: Treating the Whole Person with Osteopathic Physician, Dr. James Aston

Dr. James Aston discovered his purpose when he took the leap from car salesman to entering medical school.   A Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, he subspecialized in family medicine and performing arts medicine.  Listen as Mathew and Dr. Aston discuss working with the bio-psychosocial model of care and the impact that covid has had on overall…

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Ep 24: Overcoming Limitations and “Learning Outside the Lines” with Jonathan Mooney

Jonathan Mooney had a point to make.  As a person living with dyslexia and ADHD, he was told that he would not amount to much, but he proved them wrong.  Now a writer and speaker, Jonathan shares his experiences and empowers others to learn strategies and understanding when working with children and teenagers that are…

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Ep 23: Dream New Dreams: Inspiring Parents of Special Needs Children with Stanley Klein, PH.D.

This episode of the Purpose Driven Person originally aired on Matthew’s Las Vegas Radio Show, The Never Give Up Show. Stanley Klein, PHD is expert on teaching health-care professionals about working with parents of children with disabilities, with a focus on the challenge of delivering difficult diagnostic news.  He has co-edited three books with the…

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Ep 22: Butterflies and Second Chances with Annette Hines

Annette Hines is a mom to two beautiful girls, an author of Butterflies and Second Chances, a podcaster, and a special needs attorney and advocate.  Her deep personal understanding of special needs fuels her passion for quality special needs planning and drives her dedication to the practice. On this week’s episode, Matthew talks to Annette…

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Ep 20: Exploring ADHD with Dr. Russell Barkley

This episode of the Purpose Driven Person originally aired on Matthew’s Las Vegas Radio Show, The Never Give Up Show. In this episode, Matthew sits down with Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) in children and adults who has dedicated his career to widely disseminating…

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Ep 19: What Is Your Belief Window?

All of us have belief windows that hold us back from doing what we want, how we see others, and how we see ourselves.  These often stem from what we have learned as an adolescent or even a young adult.  The good news is that belief windows can be changed.  You can become the person,…

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