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098: Bob Mather | Learn More From Real Life Experiences
Episode 987th May 2021 • The Success Finder Podcast • Brandon Straza
00:00:00 00:36:39

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Bob Mather works exclusively for C-level executives and Human Resources leaders. He is the CEO and Founder of one of the largest background check companies in the United States, He has worked as a private investigator for some of the world’s largest corporations. Bob is an expert on workplace discrimination and the investigations frequently required. He is proud to say that he is both a criminal justice reform advocate and a law enforcement supporter.

In this episode, Bob gets into a person’s background and how he wants to change his industry. He explains how College can be a great experience but you learn more from real-life experiences, and Bob’s going to let you know that you should just SHUT THE F UP AND DO IT. Check it out!

[00:01 – 02:18] Opening Segment

  • I introduce our guest, Bob Mather
  • I briefly talk about the great values that await you in this episode
  • Connect with our guest. See links below.

[02:19 – 14:51] Bob’s learning journey and Masterminds

  • How Bob’s learning changed from his early years vs today
  • The potential of technology to elevate education and learning
  • Bob’s Coaches and Masterminds
  • An insight into the Background Check Industry
  • Resetting and getting himself unstuck
  • Working hard to be better

[14:52 – 24:26] Self-Education and Bob’s reality

  • The parallels of self-education and standard education moving forward
  • The ease and convenience brought by technology in our learning
  • What to expect when working with Bob

[24:27 – 36:39] Creating Success

  • A key ingredient/attribute to being successful
  • Setting micro-goals
  • A goal to change the background check industry
  • Exciting things in store in the next 12 months
  • An important tip from Bob
  • Final Thoughts

Tweetable Quotes:

“Set your goal. Adjust your goal. Shut up and Do it.” - Bob Mather

“Investing in yourself is absolutely the path that people have to go down.” - Bob Mather

“Everything you give back comes back ten-fold in new knowledge.” - Bob Mather

“You just have to keep trying, you have to work hard to be better. To be a better person, a better employer, a better job applicant, or wherever you’re at in your stage.” - Bob Mather

Resources Mentioned:

Connect with Bob on Linkedin and Twitter(@bobmather)

Call: 800-300-1821 extension 124

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