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Membership Minute: Make Time to Network

With all the demands of the work week, it often feels like there is little to no time to network. If networking and growing your circle of influence is important to you or needed for your job, you should carve out time to make this happen. Rainmakers Success Manager Stephanie Dohnert shares ways to leverage […]

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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. […]

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 […]

In Appreciation of Rainmakers Members

In any given month, you’ll find a variety of opportunities on the Rainmakers calendar for professionals to meet their ideal clients and to make strategic connections. Each quarter, there is one event that has an even greater purpose: Appreciation. Rainmakers PRIME is a quarterly members-only event held at the Ruth’s Chris Northside location. This is an appreciation event where […]

What is a Success Manager?

“You’re a Success Manager? What’s that?” That’s the response I usually get when I introduce myself. As Success Manager, I collaborate with our leaders to enhance our events, follow up with guests after they attend an event or training to see how their experience was, and work with new members to ensure they understand how […]

Networking the Right Way

Networking the Right Way

People are frustrated with networking. Period. They take time out of their busy day, attend numerous events, meet lots of people, collect business cards and get no results. Unfortunately, they become disenchanted, burned out and avoid networking altogether. The moment when abandoning your networking activities seems like a good idea is the moment you need […]

The Three Beliefs Every Sales Team Has to Have

The Three Beliefs Every Sales Team Has to Have

Sales people really have to have three beliefs in order to perform at their highest level.  We as owners, sales managers, presidents and CEO’s have to understand that we must build these for our teams.  Bad sales tactics with a strong belief system are more effective than the opposite.  People buy belief.  In fact, the […]

Discovering Your Employees’ Strengths & Weaknesses

Discovering Your Employees’ Strengths & Weaknesses

Sometimes as a business coach you start working with an organization an immediately come to realize that you have two options: change the person (not easy) change the person’s title (easier) Adjust Team Members’ Roles By bringing in a consultant, you get a clear view of the internal issues that may be keeping your organization […]

Innovation Makes the Chicken First

Innovation Makes the Chicken First

During my 10 years of consulting I have worked with many engineers who are great leaders and manage successful technology companies. There are many characteristics that define a leader. Like asking the right questions, admitting when something isn’t working quite right and working hard to make improvements when necessary. But – there’s a balance that […]

The Importance of the Tradeshow Follow Up

The Importance of the Tradeshow Follow Up

The Importance of the Tradeshow Follow Up The follow up from a trade show can be the difference between the life and death of an emerging company. Many times a business focuses on the low-hanging fruit of immediate hot sales instead of approaching sales and marketing with an integrated plan. Three Tradeshow Sales Tips: Speed […]