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

October 27, 2015

Elevate Communication to A Conversation

As I was getting ready this week to travel to the 2015 Rainmaker NicheWorks Philadelphia Conference, which brings together the best in the business for CPAs serving the auto dealer, healthcare, and manufacturing industries, I started to think about what … Continue reading

September 29, 2015

When Can We Go to Antarctica?

Each night at dinner, my husband and I sit down with our two daughters and ask them about their day.  As they’ve gotten older, I am always impressed with how much they have to say and what they’ve learned in … Continue reading

September 21, 2015

Office Hours Debrief and Progress Report

The Rainmaker Companies held its first “Office Hours” session last week. This new service introduction to the Rainmaker community of Alliances, Enterprise Worldwide, Consulting Clients and Academy Alumni was a resounding success. Many of us remember attending classes in college … Continue reading

August 21, 2015

Leaders are Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Robin S. Sharma, “As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.” I am sure most of you can recall a time when you felt outside of your comfort zone. … Continue reading

August 20, 2015

Growth Habits for Emerging Leaders and Other Ambitious, Career Minded Professionals

“However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks” -Havelock Ellis Accountants who are moving into firm leadership positions are generally expected to do variety of things. They need to be technically solid … Continue reading

August 19, 2015

A Five Star Shoe Shine!  Imagine That? 

Excellent Five Star Service is All Around Us I have been travelling through NY’s LaGuardia airport for the past 57 years.  My first flight took off from one of the hangers in a TWA Constellation!  I have seen a lot … Continue reading

August 17, 2015

A Three Step Accounting Firm Content and Consulting Strategy

So you want to grow. You wish you had more visibility in the community. Your firm competes with larger firms who seem to have unlimited budgets and access to subject matter experts all over town. A firm in St. Louis … Continue reading

August 4, 2015

The Accounting Firm of Tomorrow

GROWTH…a frequent key word in any business conversation between an accountant and his/her business owner clients.  How are you helping your clients grow their business beyond the accounting and finance functions?  Have you thought about how you can convert compliance … Continue reading

August 3, 2015

Co-Development: A Winning Strategy

In 2010, as a Growth Leader for McGladrey, a colleague and I decided we would take a different approach to the usual sales tactics we had seen and done ourselves.  Like many of you, when in a sales meeting we … Continue reading

July 31, 2015

Creating Loyal Clients

On a recent trip, I veered from my tried-and-true “Long Term B” lot and used an off premises airport parking lot. You know, the kind where they drive you to the airport? During the short drive over to the terminal, … Continue reading