From years of training some of the most brilliant talent in the catering sales world, there has been times when my “students” go on to the next chapter of their lives. I can always feel when it’s about to happen. They’ve come to me with the look of “I am about to disappoint you.” And then I surprise them. “Go shine in this next chapter, and take all the things you have learned, and make things happen! When you are this talented, you will always be successful, no matter where you go.” I am blessed to continuously hear from most of them when they are prepping for a promotion, becoming a new mom, applying for grad school… their built-in hype girl to remind them where they came from and what they have accomplished. They are my favorite calls.
Since the inception of Rainmaker, I have come to see that now I AM the remote shepherd. Moving from sales team to sales team across the country, teaching others to rise, close, question, and create; my goal remaining to give them the tools to move that string on their own, always.
Today I got this text:
(Holding my heart.) Proof that they are still fishing, even when I am not there, and eating for a lifetime.