Winter Serve More Initiative: Secret Families

Pssst! This quarter, our Serve More initiative featured Secret Families of Hamilton County. It’s no secret that built into the Rainmakers business model is the opportunity to serve others. Started by Rainmakers member Al Holdren (Atlas Collections) in 2004, Secret Families brings Christmas to sponsored families in need by providing them with gifts, pre-decorated Christmas […]

How to Make Follow-up Easy

How to Make Follow-up Easy

One of the biggest mistakes people make after attending a networking event is not following up with all the good people they met. Spoiler alert: the secret to follow-up success is creating a sense of urgency. Listen to this short video to get useful tips on how to hone your follow-up skills.

On Being Grateful for Gratitude

It’s during the months of November and December when I feel the most gracious and giving. It could be because of the numerous family gatherings or the holiday decorations hung everywhere, but I know it’s because it’s the time where I reflect most on what I’m grateful for. At the last Rainmakers Christian Professionals, held […]

Rainmakers Training Indy

The Rainmaker Experience: The First 90 Days

Rainmakers has a system for on boarding new members. We do this so each member’s experience is the same and, well, because it works! When someone makes the decision to join an organization like Rainmakers, they are eager to get out there and do it all; however, we suggest a planned strategy that is results-oriented. […]

The Importance of the First Impression

This is a guest post by Ginny Brueggen. She is an apprentice at Rainmakers and a first time blogger. I am reading a book called The 29% Solution, 52 Weekly Networking Success Strategies  by Ivan R. Misner and Michelle R. Donavan. To me the book was intriguing, but I didn’t identify with much of the […]

October PRIME Event Hightlights

PRIME is a Rainmakers quarterly signature event where we celebrate, visit and thank members for their contribution to the organization. PRIME is always fun but the October PRIME event was simply fantastic! The event was held at the new Ruth’s Chris Northside location. In case you missed it, here’s what happened: The new Rainmakers logo was unveiled Rainmakers […]

How to Translate Networking Into Business

How to Translate Networking Into Business

Networking is frustrating if you don’t know what you’re doing. Sure, you have conversations and you harvest a stack of business cards whenever you go to an event, but do you actually get more sales as a result? If your answer is no, then learn to bridge the gap between networking and sales by following […]

Business Blaze is Here!

Over 65 people attended the inaugural meeting of Business Blaze, a new opportunity for Rainmakers members to learn and connect over lunch. Featured speaker Tina Jaynes of Jaynes Consulting LLC did a phenomenal job educating us on how to lead proactively while reducing barriers.  Post event, we asked Tina what she wanted people to remember most about […]

Be, Do, Have and Give Awards

By now you’ve registered  for PRIME taking place on October 27th. If you haven’t, stop reading immediately  and register (honestly, what were you thinking?). This year, we started a new tradition of recognizing members with BE, DO HAVE and GIVE awards (click here to see who was at the last PRIME). For the October PRIME, we’re going to do it […]

Rainmakers Young Professionals

Rainmakers Young Professionals Today

This morning’s Rainmakers Young Professionals (RYP) meeting featured guest speaker Daniel Herndon from Redwall Live. Daniel was a long-time Rainmakers member and former board member, and we were excited for him to join us today. He shared his experiences as a sales person selling furniture to where he ultimately ended up, the CEO of Redwall Live, an […]