While all individuals are different, there seems to be one determining factor when it comes to those who invent truly life-enhancing products. We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, we’ll speak with Cherie Mathews, an entrepreneur who embodies that determining factor. Her story is inspiring and fascinating. That and more on today’s show.
Bob’s Thought of the Day
- The thought that the most ultra-successful creations have typically been by those less money-motivated and more mission-generated.
- How the founder of the Bose Corporation became a billionaire by solving a problem.
- Why passion before profits typically equals more in profits.
Interview with Cheri Mathews
- How and why Cherie invented a post-operative garment for women (and men) who are recovering from breast cancer.
- How Cherie began with a $1,000 investment to help 100 patients in Austin, and has now helped 15,000 patients.
- Why everyone should be an inventor.
- The reason you should ask “Why” when inventing and innovating.
- The story of how Cherie improved the stapler.
- The benefit of having an inquisitive mind.
- How Cherie and her best friend changed the golf culture for kids.
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- The Recovery Shirt (for men battling breast cancer because they shouldn’t have to “do” pink)
- “The Inventor in You” slide presentation
- Follow Cherie on Twitter
- Follow Cherie on Instagram
- Connect with Cherie on Facebook
- Connect with Cherie on LinkedIn
- Cherie’s YouTube channel
- Pre-order The Go-Giver Influencer
- Selling The Go-Giver Way Online Video Course
- The Go-Giver Entrepreneurs Academy
- The Go-Giver Leader
- How to Post a Review
About the Book
The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. Joe learns that shifting his focus from getting to giving — constantly and consistently creating value for others — leads to exceptional returns.
Rapidly going from national bestseller to global phenomenon, The Go-Giver has gained a devoted following with over a million copies sold. It’s utilized as a resource in major corporations to small businesses, in schools and churches, in book clubs, and more. Nearly a decade since its original publication, this timeless story continues to help its readers find fulfillment and greater success in business, in their personal lives and in their communities.