Rainmaker has been transforming the lives of accountants for over twenty years. We help firms grow. Join us as we continue to evolve through transformational and cultural training, strategic plan consulting and our various alliances focused on growth and promoting resource sharing of member firms. The Rainmaker Companies is focused on Raising the B.A.R. in 2014 through defining desired Behaviors, promoting Accountability and getting Results for our clients. Join us in Raising the B.A.R. in your firm this year!

Dan Brooks, CEO and Angie Grissom, President
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May 21, 2015

4 Steps to Systematizing Exceptional Client Service

Back in the 90′s, Michael Gerber published what became the go to book for companies selling franchises. The E-Myth was an iconic book laying out the differences between technicians and entrepreneurs. It laid out a plan of action and a process … Continue reading

May 15, 2015

You’re a Trusted Advisor. OWN IT

In a Gallup poll, completed in 2012, accountants were graded as average to highly trusted 92% of the time. The numbers/responses have shown a 5 point increase in high to very high trust levels for the accounting profession over the … Continue reading

May 11, 2015

What is a Chartered Accountant?

The title “chartered accountant” (CA) and the designatory letters CA, ACA and FCA go back to the origins of the organized profession in Scotland and England nearly 150 years ago, with the granting of royal charters by Queen Victoria. DEFINITION … Continue reading

May 4, 2015

5 Reasons to Mastermind with Peers

I’ve been a believer in peer learning since my working life started. This would date back to the first real job I had in a group setting. It was a Summer gig hauling hay. In those days, the hay was … Continue reading

April 27, 2015

10 Simple Tips for Becoming a Better Networker

Taking a proactive approach to networking is key to building the types of lasting relationships that can help you and your company grow and succeed. However, this is much easier said than done, especially for people who think they aren’t … Continue reading

April 23, 2015

Luck is No Accident

Most people I talk to are always looking for new ideas for their firm. Occasionally, I even come across people who say they have no shortage of good ideas but they struggle with implementing them. Steve Johnson, author of Where … Continue reading

April 21, 2015

Rainmaker Companies and Corporate Value Metrics Announce Partnership


April 13, 2015

Soft Skills Lead to CPA Firm Growth

I recently did some research associated with what accountants and others in professionals services looked for in training. Interestingly enough, most of the training one finds online for accounting professionals has to do with certifications, degrees, specialty programs, software, etc. Why … Continue reading

March 30, 2015

Great Speakers Lead to a Great Conference

What better way to preview a conference that feature some of the best that conference has to offer. It’s not often that a firm literally showcases it’s great lineup in advance. In the case of The Rainmaker Companies SuperConference, it’s … Continue reading

March 26, 2015

February is busiest month for tax related online search

This won’t be a surprise to those high performing firms that The Rainmaker Companies has been working with over the last 18 years. February is the most important month for web search related to taxes. It hardly matters what term … Continue reading