Dr Schober has spent his professional career seeking innovative ways to solve problems, avoiding corporate ceilings and developing business strategies to increase organizational efficiency. Within his constant entrepreneurial desire to ‘create value’, Randal has worked in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sector in the pursuit of taking a business idea to a sustainable reality.
Schober is committed to his Christian faith and Gandhi’s quote ‘be the change you want to see in the world’. As he serves as full-time Associate Professor of Management at PLNU’s Fermanian School of Business, Schober teaches and mentors the concept of an ‘entrepreneurial mindset’ and the importance of creating value for everyone in our lives both personally and professionally.
Prior to his academic career, Schober held positions as Executive Director of SurfAid USA whose mission is to help improve the health and wellbeing of people living in isolated regions around the world and HeadNorth who focuses on improving the lives of survivors of spinal cord injuries.
Randal Schober holds a Doctorate in Education and a Master’s of Science from West Virginia University. Most recently he completed a Post-Doctoral degree in Entrepreneurship and International Business at the University of Florida.
In his free time, Schober enjoys being outdoors especially in the ocean surfing or in the mountains snowboarding. He is a copious traveler who loves to explore new places and experience the extraordinary cultures around the world.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it”
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
"Do. Or do not. There is no try."
“The foundation to life and entrepreneurship is to create value”
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles ……. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena …. ”
“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.”
"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page"
WORKSHOP / BOOTCAMP
Create a ‘entrepreneurial mindset’ within your organization. Develop a company culture that creates value for both the individual and the bottom-line.
Millennials make up 25% of the current workforce and are now the largest generation. Learn how to maximize their skills by creating a highly effective corporate culture.
FACILITATOR / MENTOR
Ready to pursue a new career? Wanting to explore a business idea? One-on-one sessions will explore and help you create your life’s vocation.
“Nearly 35% of the average company’s workforce was contingent or contract-based and this percentage will grow to 45% by 2017.”
92% of millennials believe that business success should be measured by more than just profit.
Millennials will make up as much as 75% of the U.S. workforce by 2025 .
36% of Millennials are back living with their parents
Do you consider yourself an innovator? Someone who is creative and constantly thinks of ideas but not sure how to validate them? Start90 will help to explore your idea and authenticate a possible business venture.
Over 63% of Millennials have a bachelors degree and will place work/balance before career progression [Forbes, 2016]. Many are unsatisfied with corporate jobs and are seeking greater flexibility and opportunity to pursue a sense of meaning. Start90 will identify your personal goals and guide you to a venture that suits you.
54% of Millennials either want to start a business or have already started one [Kauffman Foundation]. The opportunity to create your own future has never been more possible. Start90 will give you the resources to explore your entrepreneurial business spirit.
"Randal injected his passion and dedication to international development and humanitarian initiatives to SurfAid, playing a pivotal role in launching key initiatives which continue to sustain our work in Indonesia today"
"Dr Schober is a purpose driven and considerate man, one of resolute and devout faith. He is a dedicated mentor with practical and pertinent experience"
"Dr Schober's overall dedication to his profession is full of passion, focus and determination. He is a solid leader, great citizen and inspirational friend"