ABOUT GREG CHAMBERS Greg Chambers is the founder of the sales-and-marketing consultancy, Chambers Pivot Industries LLC. Entrepreneurial companies hire Greg to create sales-and-marketing practices they can get excited about and are a perfect fit for their cultures.
Greg began his consultancy in 2012, and has worked with clients in over nine industries, including e-commerce, finance, and healthcare. He coaches clients on how to grow through practices like lead generation, new market penetration, database marketing, and referral training.
Before opening his firm, Greg was a serial entrepreneur. He led the expansion of the cult apparel company, Mad Gringo, and co-founded the lead generation company, GoLeads.
Greg’s latest book, “The Human Being’s Guide to Business Growth: A simple 3 step process for unleashing the power of your people for growth” teaches readers the easiest way to grow their business. Greg is also a novelist. His thriller, “The Legend of Mad Gringo,” follows a Hawaiian shirt-wearing protagonist who quits his corporate job and is forced to do battle with “The System.”
Greg lives in Omaha with his wife, two cats, and a dog.
“The Perfect Growth Formula: A Balanced Approach to Growing Your Business Without Stress or Strain,” with William Mattern – Amazon
“Amalgamate Winter 2016: A Mix of Ideas for Your Business,” – Amazon
“Amalgamate Summer 2016: A Mix of Ideas for Your Business,” – Amazon
“Amalgamate Winter 2015: A Mix of Ideas for Your Business,” – Amazon
“Amalgamate Summer 2015: A Mix of Ideas for Your Business,” – Amazon
“The Legend of Mad Gringo: A Novel,” – Amazon
Videos and Podcasts
Brush Strokes – Empowering Marketing Service Providers – Episode 42 – I talk about the decisions our prospects make have not changed, but they think they can do it by themselves. Listen here.
Pillars of Franchising – A human being’s guide to franchise growth. Pillars of Franchising Radio Show.
The Entrepreneur Way – Neil interviewed me for his podcast and makes me sound great. Not Being Your Own Worst Boss with Greg Chambers Founder and Owner of Chambers Pivot Industries
Infotec Live! – Jim did a nice interview about my presentation at Infotec, a technology conference. (yes, we’re watching ourselves talk)
Silicon Prairie News – When Mad Gringo merged with Wes and Willy boys clothing.
Silicon Prairie News – Andrea did a great piece on my company Mad Gringo and acutally used our Worldwide HQ as the setting. She wasn’t scared.
Silicon Prairie News – Local Mad Gringo news story links.
Silicon Prairie News – Jeff did a nice piece on me way back when. . .things change.
Article for The Canvas Mag : Down The Road Apiece: Give your people the power to predict the future. My thoughts on why your business development people need to think about the “third year first” to generate bigger opportunities.
Article for The Canvas Mag : Growth Drivers: Finding the right salesperson at the right time. Ideas on hiring the right people for the right stage of your company’s growth.
Article for NCFA Fintech Confidential : From Investment Hunter to Investor’s Prey. My advice on focusing either on finding customers or finding investment. It’s hard to do both.
Article for Insightful Accountant : It’s Not You, It’s Me – Surviving Client Transitions. Strategies for encouraging and improving client transitions inside your firm.
Mentioned by the Society for the Advancement of Consultants : Hiring Top Talent With Passion and Enthusiasm Key to Beating Talent/Skills Gap. I talk about the talent/skills/wage gap.
Article for The Canvas Mag : Bank on ’em (really you should). Five predictions printers and marketing service providers can embrace.
Quoted in Kelmscott EDU : Why Old Marketing Tactics Are Becoming Trendy Again. No school like the old school.
Article for The Canvas Mag : Overcoming Price Objections Before They Overpower You. It’s not always about the price, my friend.
Quoted in Moneyish : How to keep meetings focused and interruption-free, with an anecdote about meeting safe words.
Quotes in The Canvas Mag : Emerging Behaviors: Consumer Trends with the Greatest Impact, on consumer technology trends that will impact b2b selling.
Quoted in article in The Canvas Mag : The Lesson of the Lemming, How mass appeal can be dangerous.
Article for Insightful Accountant : Building The Firm of the Future, with ideas on how to build a high value, low volume practice.
Article for Insightful Accountant : Developing Talent: Your Firm’s Next Biggest Win Depends on it, how a firm’s future big win will come from current hires that leave for other opportunities.
Quoted in article in GoodCall : The One Skill Every College Student Should Learn: Salesmanship. Hint: I agree completely.
Accounting Today published an article : “The Power of Options in Value Based Pricing” on using contrasting choices when presenting new projects.
Quoted on iMeetCentral : “How data is driving the future of marketing” on the steps to take in moving to data informed marketing.
Quoted in GoodCall : Unusual Jobs Held By US Presidents Show Success Traits on passion.
Quoted in Newsmax Finance – 5 Tips for Building a Billion Dollar Business on utilizing your employee’s self-identified strengths
US News and World Report – commenting on teens and car insurance, (link)
AccountingToday published this article in – The Impossible Journey: Transitioning to Value Based Pricing
Article in the 2nd Quarter Newsletter for MGI Asia, a network of accounting firms in – Bring Talent to the Top – 3 Business Development Practices That Will Surface Hidden Talent
AccountingToday published this article in – 3 Business Development Practices That Will Surface Hidden Talent
An article I wrote for Strictly Marketing Magazine – 5 Tips for Starting a Google Adwords Campaign
Quoted in AMEX OPEN – Business Expansion: Be Aware of These Red Flags with some thoughts on strategic planning
Quoted in Frandsen Bank & Trust’s Newsletter – “Achieving Work/Life Balance as a Small Business Owner” with some thoughts on balance.
Quoted in Gild.com’s recruiting software blog – Lousy Recruitment Messaging is Killing Your Brand, advising you to use your internal marketing resources creatively.
Quoted in the Davinci Meeting Rooms blog – What to Consider Before Starting a Business, with two critical pieces of advice. Spend time with customers and find a good lawyer.
An article on the re-lauch of my old brand, Mad Gringo, under new management – The Return of Mad Gringo, on the Rum Therapy blog, of course.
Quoted in Staples Business Hub – “Swag 101: Trade Show Giveaways and Promotional Products” on not being too clever in your approach.
Quoted in ASICentral – “How Do I Raise Prices Without Alienating My Customers” on staggering a price rollout.
Quoted in the NFIB blog – “First sale” stories includes the launch of Chambers Pivot Industries.
Quoted in Bomchelle.com’s blog –A little blip on getting through slow times. Keyword: planning.
The Omaha World Herald “Tropic of cubicle” includes more awesome quotes – some of the same ones from the AP article
Which came from Shout! Omaha, “From Necktie to Hawaiian Tee” has awesome quotes, some cool pics of me and a graphic of Mad Gim doing the hula in front of some temples
Interviewed for an AP Article, “Hawaiian Shirts, Big Business Even in Academia” includes awesome quotes.
I got a little press in the Midlands Business Journal “Mad Gringo . . .”
My new company was featured in SURF EXPO “What the Hell is Mad Gringo?”
Part of one of Omaha’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2004: Omaha Chamber News 2004
Midlands Business Journal Article : In Down Economy. . .
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