June 24, 2020

Dominate the Goal in Front of You, with Mat Ishbia

Episode 84:

Mat Ishbia is the President and CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation. Focused solely on growing the wholesale channel, Ishbia has taken UWM from a two-man broker shop to a 5,800+ person mortgage powerhouse. Prior to joining UWM, he played for and coached with Tom Izzo on Michigan State’s men’s basketball team and received a 2000 National Championship ring. His college basketball background, leadership style, and dedication to a team-focused business approach have enabled him to gain record-breaking wholesale market share and rapidly grow UWM into a leading lending operation.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What were the keys to Mat’s success as a walk-on for Tom Izzo and how have they contributed to his massive success in the business world
  • What is the one thing you can do that will improve your organization right now
  • Why it’s so important to think big and at the same time dominate the goal that is in front of you
  • What it means to have an incremental vision
  • How Mat helps his leadership team raise their level of self-awareness through self-evaluation
  • How never relaxing after success has led to exponential growth
  • What it means to be truly accessible and why it is so important
  • What is “Your Time” and why is it such a key factor in driving the amazing culture at United Wholesale Mortgage

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