John Ruhlin

John Ruhlin

John Ruhlin

John Ruhlin is the founder of the Ruhlin Group. John’s company is trusted by the leaders of fast-growing companies to develop relationship-building strategies and VIP gifting programs to increase referrals and strengthen retention with their most important clients, employees and prospects. He writes regularly for Entrepreneur, Forbes, SUCCESS, and has spoken all over the world for Google, Advisors Excel, EO and countless others.

Ruhlin Group clients include the Chicago Cubs, Jacksonville Jaguars, San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Indians, Arizona Diamondbacks, D.R. Horton, Morgan Stanley, St. Louis Blues and hundreds of other industry leaders and high-end service firms.

John lives just outside of St. Louis with his wife Lindsay and three daughters. His second best-selling book, “GIFTOLOGY: The Art and Science of Using Gifts to Cut Through the Noise, Drive Referrals and Strengthen Retention,” has been featured in Forbes and Inc.

Speech Summary

Keynote Topics

  • The “Referabilty” Factor: How to stand out and be even MORE referable to clients and referral sources

  • Giftology: Relationship retention and growth through constant gratitude

  • Appreciative Selling and Leadership: How to drive sales through deepening relationships

Contact us for more information on booking John for your next event, or call Stephanie Savage at 630‑563‑6454.

GIFTOLOGY: The Art and Science of Using Gifts to Cut Through the Noise, Drive Referrals and Strengthen Retention

Radical generosity is the against-the-grain secret weapon of real influencers, and it will allow you to boost referrals, retention rates and ROI like few other strategies. But be warned, gifts with strings attached backfire.

There is a right, and wrong, way to give. John Ruhlin’s tactics lead to appreciative responses and wide-open checkbooks.

Through poignant personal stories and data-backed evidence, Ruhlin breaks down how anyone—from mail clerk to managing director—can master the magic of Giftology with these and more:

  • Mastering reciprocity, the hidden bottom line booster

  • Laser-targeting whom to give a gift and when to use thrift

  • Uncovering your client’s inner circle and becoming part of it

Give wholeheartedly to Giftology and reap the rewards of an expanding business and fruitful relationships, professional and personal alike.

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