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Mar 30, 2021

In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Greg Brooks, Rocket Station’s Director of Business Development.  Greg joins the Rocket Station team with an immense background in sales, both in the public and private sectors. He has led teams in many industries including sponsorship, fundraising, consumer packaged goods, military resale, and hospitality. His “People First” sales framework has allowed him to cultivate highly successful sales teams at each of his stops. This approach aligns perfectly with the core value at Rocket Station: Enhancing lives through better business.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Greg is not a huge fan of snow and now resides in Fort Worth, TX with his wife and two sons.

Conversation Highlights:

[01:22] Rocket Station’s purpose:  Full Fledged Virtual Staffing

[08:12] If you don’t have to be there in person…

[10:57] McDonald’s prices for Mercedes Benz value

[15:50] Free giveaway…Most beautiful beaches

[18:23] We don’t call anyone Client; we call everyone Partner.

[20:18] How does this really apply to Non-Profits?

[22:32] Dedicated Virtual Staffing

[24:17] Don’t burn out your great people.

[26:38] “We can’t do it alone.  Where is your Zone of Genius?”

[30:26] “Is this about you or is it about your Mission?”

[32:15] Make your “Oh Shoot” list

[38:04] Contact Greg

  • Brooks@Rocketstation.com

 Remarkable quotes:

“Don’t burn out your great people.”

“It’s easy, start with your “Oh Shoot” list”.

“Is this about you or is it about your mission?”

“It makes me feel good knowing that I made a difference in the lives of people.”

 Special Reminder:

"Don't just listen to the podcast, but also implement the things you hear in your life!"

Resources:

 https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregbrooks711/

https://rocketstation.com/

Bio:

Greg joins the Rocket Station team with an immense background in sales, both in the public and private sectors. He has led teams in many industries including sponsorship, fundraising, consumer packaged goods, military resale, and hospitality. His “People First” sales framework has allowed him to cultivate highly successful sales teams at each of his stops. This approach aligns perfectly with the core value at Rocket Station: Enhancing lives through better business.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Greg is not a huge fan of snow and now resides in Fort Worth, TX with his wife and two sons.

Greg Brooks

Rocket Station's Director of Business Development

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