76 episodes

Stepping into leadership isn’t for the faint of heart. It's a gladiatorial arena, an unceasing battle against time, expectations, and the pressures of creating impact. For Marketers at every level, the leap from being a leader to becoming a Rainmaker – a master of self, team, role, and impact – often feels like an impossible task. 
 
That’s where the Rainmaker Podcast comes in.
 
'Elevating Marketing Leaders' is not just a tagline – it's a mission. Each episode is filled with genuine, unscripted conversations with trailblazers from every corner of the business world. 
 
These aren’t just marketers from big brands with huge budgets. These are the Marketing Leaders who have transcended the norm, overcoming obstacles and achieving the extraordinary. And inside, they’re sharing the hard-earned victories and the lessons from their struggles, giving you an insider's perspective on what it truly takes to become a Rainmaker.
 
We expose the conversations usually brushed under the rug and unmask game-changing strategies that are rarely discussed, like handling burnout, justifying the need for support, articulating ROI, managing 'drive-by' crises, and more. 
 
Here you’ll find your safe space, a place where the pressures of time take a backseat, allowing you to focus on your career growth and well-being. Our goal is to inspire, providing you with the insights and tools to master your role, nurture your team, prioritize your well-being, and evolve into a career-advancing Rainmaker. Because that’s where innovation truly comes alive – at the intersection of principles, good practice, and diverse perspectives.
 
Are you ready to elevate, step into your fullest potential, and embrace the journey to becoming a Rainmaker?
 
Then join me each Wednesday for new episodes of the Rainmaker Podcast. 
 
Let’s make it rain!

The Rainmaker Podcast Veronica Romney

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Stepping into leadership isn’t for the faint of heart. It's a gladiatorial arena, an unceasing battle against time, expectations, and the pressures of creating impact. For Marketers at every level, the leap from being a leader to becoming a Rainmaker – a master of self, team, role, and impact – often feels like an impossible task. 
 
That’s where the Rainmaker Podcast comes in.
 
'Elevating Marketing Leaders' is not just a tagline – it's a mission. Each episode is filled with genuine, unscripted conversations with trailblazers from every corner of the business world. 
 
These aren’t just marketers from big brands with huge budgets. These are the Marketing Leaders who have transcended the norm, overcoming obstacles and achieving the extraordinary. And inside, they’re sharing the hard-earned victories and the lessons from their struggles, giving you an insider's perspective on what it truly takes to become a Rainmaker.
 
We expose the conversations usually brushed under the rug and unmask game-changing strategies that are rarely discussed, like handling burnout, justifying the need for support, articulating ROI, managing 'drive-by' crises, and more. 
 
Here you’ll find your safe space, a place where the pressures of time take a backseat, allowing you to focus on your career growth and well-being. Our goal is to inspire, providing you with the insights and tools to master your role, nurture your team, prioritize your well-being, and evolve into a career-advancing Rainmaker. Because that’s where innovation truly comes alive – at the intersection of principles, good practice, and diverse perspectives.
 
Are you ready to elevate, step into your fullest potential, and embrace the journey to becoming a Rainmaker?
 
Then join me each Wednesday for new episodes of the Rainmaker Podcast. 
 
Let’s make it rain!

    How A Burned Out Marketer Became a Top Revenue-Generating Rainmaker

    How A Burned Out Marketer Became a Top Revenue-Generating Rainmaker

    Prepare to be captivated by the saga of my rise as a Rainmaker, navigating the intricacies of corporate landscapes and overcoming the stifling grip of imposter syndrome. In this episode, I share my journey as a Rainmaker, reflecting on pivotal moments from my upbringing in a Cuban family business to my role as Chief of Staff at BossBabe.

    I recount navigating corporate environments, the challenges I faced as a young boss (in my 20s), and bouncing between being a Rainmaker to a Visionary for a few years. I share how I still align with being a Rainmaker (marketing leader) alongside being a CEO as I find joy in managing people and nurturing talent, finding fulfilment in influencing and empowering others.

    Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to gain valuable insights and inspiration from my journey—click play now and embark on a transformative exploration of leadership and resilience.

    Connect with Veronica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vromney/

    If you're serious about advancing your career in marketing and you're looking for some personal insights into how then I invite you to schedule a free Pathway to Promotion call with me: https://pathwaycall.com/

    If you found value in today's episode, I would appreciate it if you could leave a rating and review.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    From Customer Service to C-Suite with Jeremy Gabbert, CRO at Cardone Ventures

    From Customer Service to C-Suite with Jeremy Gabbert, CRO at Cardone Ventures

    From Customer Service to Chief Revenue Officer at some of the biggest names in the industry, Jeremy Gabbert's journey is nothing short of extraordinary. Join us as we unravel the story of his rise, exploring the highs, lows, and indispensable grit required to make it as a Rainmaker.

    From navigating challenging personalities to enduring the relentless demands of the field, Jeremy shares invaluable insights and experiences that promise to captivate and inspire. Tune in for a riveting conversation filled with wisdom, resilience, and the untold secrets behind achieving unparalleled success in the corporate arena.

    Learn more about Jeremy:
    Jeremy Gabbert currently serves as the Chief Revenue Officer at Cardone ventures with a 15 year career collaborating and helping build some of the biggest brands in the world today. His comprehensive expertise spans in a diverse range of areas including digital and traditional marketing, the development of large-scale sales teams, and the enhancement of client engagement experiences.
    Jeremy has spent his life's work focusing on the instrumental elements in driving companies towards groundbreaking product launches and consistent long-term growth. His innovative strategies in digital marketing have been key in generating over $450 million in revenue. His contributions have significantly influenced the direct response marketing and live event industry, annually affecting millions of people globally.

    Jeremy's Links:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeremy.gabbert/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremy-gabbert-55b24135/

    Connect with Veronica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vromney/

    If you're serious about advancing your career in marketing and you're looking for some personal insights into how then I invite you to schedule a free Pathway to Promotion call with me: https://pathwaycall.com/

    If you found value in today's episode, I would appreciate it if you could leave a rating and review.

    • 37 min
    How Did an SEO Specialist Become A Famed Agency CEO? A Conversation with Paxton Gray

    How Did an SEO Specialist Become A Famed Agency CEO? A Conversation with Paxton Gray

    Ever wondered how an SEO specialist became the CEO of one of Utah's most successful marketing agencies? Join me as I sit down with Paxton Gray, CEO of 97th Floor Agency, to unravel his remarkable journey. From humble beginnings to leading a thriving agency, Paxton shares insights into his unexpected career trajectory.

    But this conversation isn't just about business success—it delves into the raw and real emotions of ambition, guilt, and balancing personal and professional obligations. Paxton and I open up about the challenges we face in navigating our ambitious pursuits while fulfilling family responsibilities and leadership roles.

    Get ready for an honest and unexpected discussion that will leave you inspired and reflective.

    Learn more about Paxton:
    Paxton Gray is the CEO of 97th Floor. He’s responsible for helping the agency carry out their mission to elevate people and brands they believe in.

    Paxton's Links:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/97pax
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paxtongray/

    Connect with Veronica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vromney/

    If you're serious about advancing your career in marketing and you're looking for some personal insights into how then I invite you to schedule a free Pathway to Promotion call with me: https://pathwaycall.com/

    If you found value in today's episode, I would appreciate it if you could leave a rating and review.

    • 41 min
    Positioning Yourself for $100k Clients with April Dunford

    Positioning Yourself for $100k Clients with April Dunford

    Are you ready to navigate the shifting marketing landscape of 2024? In this episode I sit down with April Dunford, an authority on market positioning, to talk about crafting a value proposition that cuts through the noise. April brings her wealth of experience to the table, discussing not only the strategic pivot but also her journey from in-house marketing maven to sought-after consultant.

    Discover the hurdles she overcame in building a client base and the undeniable power of a robust professional network. Listen in as April reveals how public speaking and authoring a self-published book have cemented her status as an industry thought leader, and learn how you too can leverage podcasting to propel your business and personal brand to new heights. Join us for this insightful conversation that's all about positioning yourself for success in the tech world of 2024.

    Learn more about April:
    April Dunford is the world’s leading expert on product positioning. She has worked with hundreds of fast-growing technology companies to accelerate their growth through clear, compelling positioning. Previously April has run marketing and product teams at a series of seven successful technology startups. She is also a board member, investor, and advisor to dozens of high-growth businesses and is the author of the bestselling book Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get it, Buy it, Love it.

    April's Links:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/aprildunford
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aprildunford
    YouTube: https://youtube.com/@positioningshow
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aprildunford/
    Check out April's Books: https://www.aprildunford.com/books


    Connect with Veronica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vromney/

    If you're serious about advancing your career in marketing and you're looking for some personal insights into how then I invite you to schedule a free Pathway to Promotion call with me: https://pathwaycall.com/

    If you found value in today's episode, I would appreciate it if you could leave a rating and review.

    • 38 min
    Time-Bending Strategies for Career Growth with Carey Bentley

    Time-Bending Strategies for Career Growth with Carey Bentley

    Unleash your career potential with Carey Bentley, renowned author of "Winning the Week: How to Plan a Successful Week Every Week". Join us as Carey, a trailblazer in preventing burnout and amplifying success, unveils the secrets to cultivating freedom, driving millions in revenue, and reclaiming precious hours. Carey shares her expertise on mastering time, a skill crucial for both Visionarys and Rainmakers alike.

    In this captivating episode, discover how Carey, with innovative strategies and time-bending techniques, secured significant promotions by slashing her workload in half. Explore the thrilling journey that propelled her success and gain access to exclusive hacks and tricks that will revolutionize your approach to work and life.

    Don't miss out on this empowering conversation that promises to elevate your career to new heights.

    Learn more about Carey:
    Carey is the co-founder of Lifehack Method and WSJ Bestselling author of Winning The Week: How To Plan A Successful Week, Every Week. Her mission is to help her clients get more productive to create space and freedom in their lives. Her team has shown over 70,000 professionals the techniques they need to eliminate burnout and work smarter, saving hundreds of thousands of hours and creating millions more in revenue for their clients. A former brand manager in the CPG space, Carey is a 9-5’er turned millennial entrepreneur. After a decades-long battle with a stress related illness, she regained her health by redesigning her life around the lifehacking principles she now shares around the world. Today Carey and her family live a nomadic lifestyle, living in countries around the globe.

    Carey's Links:
    Website: http://winningtheweek.com
    Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/demirandcarey/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/demirandcarey/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/careybentley/
    YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/LifehackBootcamp
    Website: https://lifehackmethod.com/

    Connect with Veronica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vromney/

    If you're serious about advancing your career in marketing and you're looking for some personal insights into how then I invite you to schedule a free Pathway to Promotion call with me: https://pathwaycall.com/

    If you found value in today's episode, I would appreciate it if you could leave a rating and review.

    • 28 min
    How To Drive Buyers To Buy Using Behavioral Science with Nancy Harhut

    How To Drive Buyers To Buy Using Behavioral Science with Nancy Harhut

    How do marketers navigate the ever-shifting terrain of consumer behavior and economic challenges? Join me in this episode alongside the brilliant Nancy Harhut as we delve into the realm of behavioral science and Nancy's unique skill set, seamlessly blending psychology with the art of persuasion to drive service sales.

    As we delve into our career journeys, we shed light on the unpredictable nature of the marketing landscape, emphasizing the constant need for adaptation and innovation. For those aspiring marketers, consider this your invitation to embrace your passions and become a driving force for change in an industry that thrives on evolution.

    But wait, there's more! Nancy and I share actionable strategies rooted in behavioral science, empowering you to elevate your marketing game amidst today's challenging economic climate. Ready to reshape your approach and thrive in uncertainty? Tune in now for a transformative journey into the powerful intersection of psychology and persuasive marketing.

    Learn more about Nancy:
    Nancy Harhut is passionate about the impact of behavioral science on marketing. An Online Marketing Institute Top 40 Digital Strategist, Hatch Top 100 Creative Influencer, and winner of multiple International ECHO Awards for marketing effectiveness, she has created integrated campaigns for startups as well as some of the world’s biggest brands.

    Nancy's Links:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancyharhut/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/nharhut
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nancy.harhut


    Connect with Veronica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vromney/

    If you're serious about advancing your career in marketing and you're looking for some personal insights into how then I invite you to schedule a free Pathway to Promotion call with me: https://pathwaycall.com/

    If you found value in today's episode, I would appreciate it if you could leave a rating and review.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Str8Dallas ,

Great marketing podcast

Marketing is the lifeblood of any business. This is a great podcast to get actionable insights to grow your business with less stress!

Laura Sprinkle ,

Real stories & strategies? Yes, please!

I love when there is real meat & you can tell someone actually knows what they’re talking about. That’s definitely Veronica — pure gold lessons. You can only gain those from being in the trenches experiencing & learning!

Amber Housley ,

Just Brilliant!

Veronica is a brilliant marketer and businesswoman and it’s so great to have access to her insights via this podcast. There are so many nuggets of solid gold wisdom in these conversations with some of the industry’s best and brightest business owners! Definitely a must listen for every business owner who wants to scale and make a bigger impact!

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