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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 […]

Making Decisions vs. Thinking About Making Decisions

As we head into the end of 2018 and prepare for 2019 (what a year lies ahead of us!), one resounding theme that continues to arise in my conversations with clients and future clients is decision making.  Or not making them at all.  Let me explain. Over and over again, over the course of 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 […]

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 […]

customer retention

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, […]