Rapidly Growing Businesses, Dustin Joost
In this episode, we explore what obstacles and opportunities come with businesses that hit the point of rapid growth. We discuss how to tell when your business hits rapid growth, what to do to get ready for it, and how to adjust once it hits.
We had a great time interviewing Dustin Joost head of Sales and Marketing YourCause, the first time and had to give you the second half of his interview. This phenomenal company brings donations from large companies like AT&T to non profits that apply for sponsorships and funding.
In 2014, Your Cause received $4,000,000 in funding. In 2015, its ranked the no. 927th fastest growing company in the US as featured in INC 5,000.
Dustin Joost is the Sales and Marketing Director at Your Cause. He was the #17 employee hired and now the company has over 100 employees. Outside of YourCause, Dustin is also the VP of Marketing and Communication for the Alumni Network of University of North Texas’s Professional Leadership Program. He mentors and connects professionals across the DFW metroplex.
For all aspiring intrapreneur’s Dustin started at the company in its early stages. As he say’s “Its a different mentality you need to have if your job as sales is to bring in the money to take care of the company’s paychecks!
Listen in on this episode and, enjoy what Dustin has to say, and find something to takeaway to improve your life.
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