Welcome to Episode 254 of Building My Legacy.

In this podcast Matt Kirkegaard talks about his fascinating journey … from living in his car while pursuing his music dreams in Nashville … to becoming a top real estate agent … and eventually starting his own company, Movement Property Group, which helps real estate buyers, sellers, investors and developers across middle Tennessee. Along the way, Matt has never abandoned his first love — music — and shares with us how it is possible to keep your dreams alive. “Don’t give up. Fight for it,” Matt advises, and, when you succeed, pay it forward by supporting the community you serve

So if you want to know:

  • Why sometimes it’s better not to have a “Plan B”
  • About the link between being a good networker and succeeding in real estate
  • Why finding success in one thing makes it easier to find success in other things
  • The value of fighting for other people’s stories
  • How “loving your neighbor” can also be good for your business

 About Matt Kirkegaard

Matt Kirkegaard has been a professional musician since the age of nine. After working side gigs in Nashville — and being homeless for a year and a half — Matt took a 90-hour real estate course and quickly became a top-selling agent by putting his networking skills to work. He founded the luxury real estate firm, Movement Property Group, now the fastest growing real estate agency in Nashville. He has been featured in CEO World Magazine and Realty Today. Currently Matt is leveraging himself back into music full time. More information about Matt’s company is available at www.movementpropertygroup.com. At www.mattkirkmusic.com, you can learn more about his music, which is available on Spotify, Apple Music and everywhere you listen to music.


About Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy.  Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy?  Is there a “best” approach?  Is there a process or steps one should follow?

Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:

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Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is theAuthority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.

Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned the passion successful leaders have to leave a meaningful legacy. Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to help them build a meaningful legacy.