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
Rainmaker Grass

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

March 25, 2015

Using LinkedIn for International Growth

LinkedIn is by far and away the “go to” online environment for business connections. There is very little to argue about in that respect. I would also suggest some special interest communities out there are significant places to connect but … Continue reading

March 23, 2015

Does Your Training Establish Your Firm’s Brand?

My 17 year old son recently accepted a job at a national grocery store as a part-time bag boy.  Upon being hired, he went through the standard background and drug screening process, and is now going through three days of training.  … Continue reading

March 17, 2015

My business is going international. Now what?

When a business goes international, there are numerous considerations. They are not all that different than the considerations a business faces in the US. What is the regulatory environment? What is the tax environment? How will my distribution, marketing, sales, … Continue reading

March 16, 2015

Who should I follow on the internet?

I get asked this question alot. Primarily it’s because accounting pros are busy folks who want to make the most of their time online. They know instinctively that they need to foster some form of online presence. They’ve heard the … Continue reading

March 12, 2015

Not your same ole’ practice management conference

Greetings all! If you’re a regular visitor to our blog or website, you’re likely a CPA or accountant somewhere in the world. If you’re in the US you’re in the midst of a busy season or surrounded by colleagues that … Continue reading