Ashley Young

Culture is a Team Sport

This week, we’re heading to the vault and releasing a throwback episode with Tom Zupancic, former Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing for the Indianapolis Colts and now GM for DEEM. Tom has more than 30 years of experience from landing multi-million dollar deals to managing thousands of employees.   In this conversation, Tom shares […]

Seen. Heard. Valued: How to Increase Business Loyalty

You walk into a store, and you’re instantly greeted by name. Employees go out of their way to talk to you. They help you pick out exactly what you’re looking for.   Then, you walk into a different store. Nobody says a word upon your entrance. No help is offered – the employee barely looks […]

In Search of the Optimal Outcome

Have your expected outcomes ever fallen short? If the goals you set for yourself stretch you outside your comfort zone, then of course they have! But the bigger question we should be asking ourselves is Why do we fall short?   In recent years, when my expected outcomes didn’t quite hit the mark, as opposed […]

Three Quick Tips to Jumpstart CyberSecurity

It’s no surprise that one of the biggest challenges for small and medium businesses is cybersecurity. They’re more easily targeted by crooks who are looking to make off with intellectual property or customer data, and often don’t have the right precautions in place. On average, businesses lose almost $54,000 per incident when they’re breached.   […]

Turnover is OK with an Entanglement Strategy [Part 2]

Insights into How to Compete for Qualified Talent in Today’s Competitive Market [Part 2] Part 2 of learning more about competing for qualified talent in today’s marketplace  (https://gutplusscience.com/kathleen-votaw), hosted by Nikki Lewallen, National Chair, Engage Mentoring, and Kathleen Quinn Votaw , CEO of TalenTrust, is now available. Votaw says employers should stand out in today’s […]

Today’s Reality of Attracting Talent [Part 1]

Insights into How to Compete for Qualified Talent in Today’s Competitive Market   Part 1 of this two-part podcast (https://gutplusscience.com/kathleen-votaw), hosted by Nikki Lewallen, Partner Performance Coach at Emplify, features Kathleen Quinn Votaw, CEO of TalenTrust. This interview highlights how employers should stand out in today’s competitive market.   According to Votaw, recruitment/engagement is key. […]

Maximize LinkedIn + Get At Bat MORE!

Do you realize how rich of a platform LinkedIn really is? Especially if you need to connect with business professionals and I know you do! That’s why you are in Rainmakers….to make business connections.   We are sharing our February Monday Fire webinar sharing LinkedIn tips to help you get more meetings, ideal meetings, on […]

Maximize LinkedIn

I work with business professionals in sales nearly every day. I am one of those weirdos who loves sales. Most don’t, so I get to really be of help when I share ideas. My favorite part of sales is the hunt (and then of course the close!). I oftentimes ask sales people how many “at […]

Should You Join Rainmakers?

Member Testimonial “I joined Rainmakers networking group a year ago. I love how Nancy and the members are so welcoming and friendly. You feel like they truly want to support you. After joining, I decided to sponsor two Rainmaker events (Christian Rainmakers and Business Blaze). From both of those events, I generated a total of […]

Podcast from The Badass Womens Council ft. Nikki Lewallen

Have you heard of The Badass Womens Council? Check out this awesome podcast episode from The Badass Womens Council, featuring our very own, the CEO of Rainmakers, Nikki Lewallen. Nikki drops some major wisdom in this episode that will serve you well in the new year! Nikki knows people and she knows business, it’s no wonder […]