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

June 6, 2016

Progress is Impossible Without Change

What if I told you that 10 years from now, your life would be EXACTLY the same?  I doubt you’d be happy. We have undeniably been talking about changes in the accounting industry for quite some time now.  The consensus … Continue reading

May 2, 2016

Great Leadership is About Being Uncomfortable

The best leaders in business get comfortable with being uncomfortable. They know that what once worked for their business, may not always continue to work. People in an organization that cause the most damage are not the unproductive employee but … Continue reading

March 29, 2016

There’s No Such Thing as Work/Life Balance

The timing of this letter could not be more perfect, or ironic for that matter.  Months ago our team sat down and set out the schedule for what we’d like to feature in each publication of The Rainmaker Moment.  As … Continue reading

March 1, 2016

Generating Opportunity for Talented People

During a meeting with a firm recently, I had a Partner tell me that new business was, “falling from the sky”, and that his firm over the years had assembled, “the most talented people compared with any firm in their … Continue reading

February 17, 2016

Guest Post: CPAs Performing ACA Reporting? Pay Attention to HIPAA compliance!

  CPAs Performing ACA Reporting?  Pay Attention to HIPAA compliance! In working with CPAs across the county, we have found that the overwhelming majority have not been aware that in order to perform Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting on forms … Continue reading

February 2, 2016

Juggling Busy Season with Opportunity Season

As we head into the month of February, most of you will begin to prepare for busy season. One point that can often be forgotten in the early preparation stages is that Busy Season also means Opportunity Season.  Over the next 3 … Continue reading

December 1, 2015

A Year Full of Change and Excitement

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Wow! What a year! On behalf of The Rainmaker Companies, I want to take a moment to thank all of our clients, friends, resource members and colleagues as we reflect on the events of the past … Continue reading

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