Paralympic Gold Medalist Matt Levy opens up about seeing the potential around hiring people with a disability in your organisation.
If you have a job, you need to listen to Matt's words about working with people with disabilities
Matt Levy OAM was born prematurely at 25 weeks with Cerebral Palsy...he is legally blind. He was thrown into the world and given two choices: to sink or to swim. He has survived 50+ operations on his brain, heart, lungs and ears. He is also competed at 4 consecutive Paralympic Games (and won 2 gold), won 20 international medals, held 4 World Records and was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (O.A.M) for his service to sport.
In addition, Matt has completed a Bachelor of Business (Management) and an MBA in Leadership and Innovation and has worked Westpac Bank as a Change Analyst in the consumer division for over 13 years.
Matts book, Keeping Your Head Above Water: Inspirational Insights From a Champion, details how his perceived shortcomings led him to discover his unique strengths, and he talks about how to stop comparing yourself to others, capitalize on your talents, and stay focused as you charge forward. Matt is also the author of the childrens book, Brandon Dreams Big.
You can buy Matt's books here - https://mattlevyoam.com.au/shop/