2018

Discover the Key to Unlocking Greater Personal and Organizational Performance

Want to know the secret to increasing your own engagement, productivity and performance for 2019? Want to apply this same secret to your team and organization?   Of course!  Who wouldn’t? It’s simple.  This key is learning and leveraging strengths. Each of us has unique strengths — the combinations of talents, knowledge, skills, and practice that […]

Finding the Heart of Your Business

Finding the heart of your business so you magnetically attract more clients with ease and stop the cycle of chasing clients. You’ve probably heard the phrase, “People buy based on emotion and they rationalize the purchase with logic.” It’s true. Often times when I hear entrepreneurs share what they do…. what’s missing is the heart. […]

Top Ways to Be Unemployed During the Holidays

The Holidays are often a difficult time to be in a career transition.  If you find yourself unemployed or frustrated please take this list and put it into action!  My faithful and loyal small roundtable group in Indianapolis helped create these tips.  They are awesome support for each other.  So first…Please join a group immediately […]

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Rainmakers President Interviews on Hoosier Hometown Heroes

Have you met Nancy? Rainmakers President Nancy Sunshine had the opportunity to interview with Tony Valle, host of the popular Central Indiana web series, Hoosier Hometown Heroes.    Nancy was a Rainmakers member for several years before taking on her role as president. She brings a unique perspective to the Indianapolis networking scene.      […]

LinkedIn Tips

Linkedin Profile Tips

Have you updated your LinkedIn profile lately? Whether you’re active or an occasional user, updating your LinkedIn profile periodically is simply good career maintenance.  Below is a list of useful articles on how to stand out LinkedIn. Update your profile picture. Consider updating your profile picture especially if it has been or few years. Professional […]

How to network with Rainmakers

Virtual Networking: Create a Filter for Productive Networking

There is a myth that I want to stomp on and it goes something like this: virtual networking shortcuts the networking process. Wrong! Virtual networking sessions are NOT meant to replace human connection. The opposite is actually true. Virtual networking is the filter for productive networking – a means to an end. We can all […]

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Customer Retention: Showing Love for Existing Customers

Sometimes auto correct can be prophetic. My friend’s phone accidentally spelled CrushLove instead of Customer Service. It got me to thinking about crushes and love and customer retention. (and what the heck is up with autocorrect?) Just like crushes that turn into mutual affection, customer relationships, cultivated properly, lead to loyal customers – one of […]

Rainmakers Networking

What People are Saying…

There are several excellent networking organizations in the Indianapolis area and we’re proud to be one of them. Many factors come into play when choosing a networking organization, including the time and resources you will devote to participate in one. Here’s why one of our members recommends Rainmakers. “Being in sales my entire professional career, […]

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LINKS Retold: Casey Wright on Growing a Business

The road to getting what you want, believe it or not, requires you to first build a road. Guest speaker at Rainmakers LINKS Casey Wright shared how she grew her business and got everything she wanted in the process. Casey is a former olympic level gymnastics coach turned entrepreneur and is the Founder and CEO […]

Where to network

Be Choosy When You Network

I remember when I used to run around from networking event to networking event. I am pretty sure it was normal for me to knock out at least 10 meetings in a week. That effort is the reason I have nearly 10,000 contacts on LinkedIn, but when it comes to my sanity and enjoyment, I […]