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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September 2, 2014

The Power of Community

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over my news feed.  I have to admit, I get a really big kick out of watching the videos.  My daughters and I will watch them and giggle – there’s just something hilarious … Continue reading


August 26, 2014

Organization Drift

Part II Picking up from last week’s blog, let’s explore each stage in Chris McChesney’s book, “The Four Disciplines of Execution,” in more depth. He shares a very simple but dynamic process to achieve the desired results. What organization does … Continue reading


August 19, 2014

Organization Drift

Part I Every organization drifts over time. What was core to successful business gets challenged with external pressures and internal dysfunction. Next thing you know, we are moving sideways in a whirlwind of clutter instead of intentionally in a positive … Continue reading


August 12, 2014

What Would you do with a Reset Button?

Dear Friends and Colleagues, It is that time again-time for the kids to get back to school and back in the swing of things.  If it weren’t for the excitement of a new beginning, the transition into days filled with … Continue reading


Slice and Dice Your Way into Social Media

I recently read the book Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy, which details twenty-one practical steps to help you stop procrastinating and get more done in less time.  It’s a quick and easy read that I highly recommend to anyone … Continue reading


August 6, 2014

Does your Culture Circle the Wagons or Engage?

We have observed that every company has a culture, good or bad.  The question for most firms today is how do we improve and make ours better?  Today, there seems to be two choices a firm has when faced with … Continue reading


July 31, 2014

A Fish Lesson

You have heard of the “glass ceiling”, but have you heard of the “glass wall”?  In 1873 a German zoologist by the name of Dr. Karl Mobius conducted a famous experiment.  Dr. Mobius put a large pike in a tank.  … Continue reading


July 22, 2014

Succession Planning – Emerging Leaders

Regardless of the industry, when talking to leaders of organizations, there is one topic that comes up again and again and again – Succession Planning.  Top CEOs and Presidents are constantly telling us that they are struggling to come up … Continue reading


July 15, 2014

He Said, She Said: Putting on the Brakes

What to do with partners who won’t change Call them what you will, we have all met at least a few reluctant partners, change resistors, “Big no” people — heck, you may even be one of them. These are partners … Continue reading


July 8, 2014

Are you Listening?

In a recent workshop I asked the participants how many of them had ever taken a class in speech; all hands went up.  I then asked about classes in communications, writing skills, public speaking and presentation skills; most hands stayed … Continue reading