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How To Be More Grateful

What is gratitude? The virtue of gratitude has been seen as a beneficial practice for many centuries. It has been described as a key factor in the fabric of society, and as key to the relationships between family and friends. But what is gratitude and where does it come from? In the recent past, research […]

7 reasons why you can't stop procrastinating

7 Reasons You Can’t Stop Procrastinating

“Procrastination is like a credit card: it is a lot of fun until you get the bill.” — Christopher Parker If you can honestly say that procrastination is not a problem for you, congratulations! You’re one of the 12% of workers who don’t procrastinate at least one hour every day. If, however, you’re in the same boat […]

How To Create a Great Company Culture

What Is Culture? Forbes defines workplace culture as the following: the behavior of humans within an organization and the meaning that people attach to those behaviors Essentially, workplace culture can be boiled down to a few specific ideas. Culture is the environment you create for your employees. Culture plays a powerful factor in determining your employees work […]

Welcoming Our Newest Team Member

We are proud to introduce Mrs. Kimberle Seale to our team, as our new Chief Strategy Officer. As Rainmakers continues to grow and add additional value to its members, Kim will work collaboratively with our organization to deliver excellence to our Rainmaker business strategy. She will work along-side the CEO and President on the short […]

My Secret For Quickly Reducing Bad Multi-Tasking In a Multi-Project Environment

The Problem When too many projects are executed at once many resources will find themselves under pressure to work on more than one task.  Bad multi-tasking is unavoidable. This is like the stressful feeling you get when you have 99 things to do today and only time for half of them. Within your company, most […]

5 Key Questions to Ask Before Taking Out Any Loan

Loans can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time taking out a big one. However, the truth is that loans aren’t as complicated as you might think. Whether you’re looking into applying for a student loan, business loan, a USDA or FHA loan for financing your mortgage, or any other type of common loan, […]

Maximize the Return on Marketing Investments

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from businesses looking to advertise is “what kind of response should I expect from my direct mail campaign?” It’s understandable that anyone looking to invest precious resources would want to know what kind of ROI they might expect.  And while the questioner is sincere, the question […]

The Nexus Impact Center

The Nexus Impact Center in North Indy is a new space designed to bring together local thinkers and innovators who are starting or operating impact-based businesses (both non-profit and for-profit).   The Impact Center focuses on 4 key offerings:   SPACE: Co-working | Private Offices | Impact Suites | Conference & Event Rooms | Creative […]

Client Gifting

It’s the end of the year and the holidays are right around the corner. Have you thought about how you will show your appreciation to your clients for their loyalty and continued business this past year? It is traditional timing to use the end of the year as an occasion to show appreciation, and you […]

Inspired by Kenya

Earlier this month, I got back from a life-changing trip to Kenya and many have asked about the highlights or my thoughts of the experience. It was grounding. I’ve been much slower since I got back, but that might be due to jet lag from a nearly 20-hour flight! In all seriousness, the trip has […]