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Top 5 Factors in Selecting a Partnership

No matter the size of your business nor the scope of your industry, you can’t do it all by yourself. We all need help to find success. We all benefit from the advice, support and feedback of others. That’s why partnerships are essential to any business. But how do you go about building a strategic […]

Writing a Manifesto

Manifesto (manəˈfestō) noun: a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of an individual, group, or political party. “…Or political party.” Eeeek. No politics here. We have enough of that going on in the news. But, it is true, when I hear the word “manifesto” I do traditionally think of politicians, thought leaders, […]

Financial Adulting 101

Every generation is given a title: the greatest generation for our grandparents, the Baby Boomers; and the slacker generation for the Gen-Xers. Millennials have been given many titles, but the one that strikes me the most is the Boomerang Generation. The generation that finds themselves living back home with their parents all too often. Is […]

Write the Perfect B2B Cold Email

My friend is in a business development role at a marketing agency across town; she hates her life with a passion. She spends her entire day on the phone cold calling people. These people want no part of talking to my friend on the phone. I hate talking on the phone, so this is something […]

Indy Do Day

Corporate Volunteerism – Why it’s worth it

Guest blog post by Kelly Tingle, Executive Director, Rotary Club of Indianapolis Volunteering can have a positive impact on your business. Sure, we all know it creates a bonding opportunity for teams and creates more engaged employees who stick around and decrease turnover, but consider three other reasons you should host company volunteer days. Increases Skills […]

Serve More Project: Convoy of Hope

Guest post by Clint Seefeldt, Serve More Event Chair Our Serve More team had the opportunity to contribute to the Convoy of Hope event on June 25th. Taken from their website: “As a faith-based, nonprofit organization Convoy of Hope has helped more than 70 million people throughout the world by sharing food, water, emergency supplies, […]

3 Posts About Coachability

You’re chugging along in your work life and all of a sudden there’s a roadblock. You know what I’m talking about – it’s that instant you need help from someone outside of your computer (sorry Google).  You need need a guide…you need a coach.   To get to the next level of anything, people often turn […]

Following-up After an Event

The networking event comes to a close and you head out to your destination with a spring in your step and a pocket full of business cards. What happens next determines whether or not your networking efforts will be successful or an organized waste of time. Make time to follow-up after a Rainmakers Event Here’s great news – within 48 hours, members […]

Indiana events

Indiana Inventory: Upcoming Business Events

Rainmakers is proud to be a part of a healthy ecosystem of Indiana based business events and organizations. Depending on your goals, here’s a small sample of upcoming events in the Indianapolis area and beyond. Be Intentional Event on April 15: Attend a powerful half-day seminar with special guest speakers to learn the proven Mental […]

Rainmakers Serve More Event

Serve More Story: 95 People for Dinner

Guest post by Clint Seefeldt, Centennial Group, Event Chair for Rainmakers Serve More events, Board member Rainmakers Young Professionals. This month’s Serve More event was an incredibly eye-opening experience. We spent about an hour on Monday, March 14th serving dinner at a homeless shelter located in downtown Indianapolis where anyone in need can get a […]