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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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LINKS Retold: Casey Wright on Growing a Business

The road to getting what you want, believe it or not, requires you to first build a road. Guest speaker at Rainmakers LINKS Casey Wright shared how she grew her business and got everything she wanted in the process. Casey is a former olympic level gymnastics coach turned entrepreneur and is the Founder and CEO […]

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Be Choosy When You Network

I remember when I used to run around from networking event to networking event. I am pretty sure it was normal for me to knock out at least 10 meetings in a week. That effort is the reason I have nearly 10,000 contacts on LinkedIn, but when it comes to my sanity and enjoyment, I […]

Best Ways to Onboard New People

Most business owners think that once they hire a new employee all the hard work is done. Wrong. Attracting and retaining employees is an ongoing process. On-boarding new people is an opportunity for you to nurture the relationship you just started. When you hire a new person, what do you do to get them up […]

What’s Happening in 2018?

We are excited about the change in format for next year. Here’s our CEO Nikki Lewallen speaking to members about what’s happening.