The principles we hold ourselves accountable to
At The Rainmaker Group, we are not in the business of handing out warm fuzzies — Hallmark has already cornered that market. We are in the business of launching our Clients into higher tax brackets.
Our story began in 2000. Since then we have developed a “Moneyball” approach for consistently hiring the best salespeople possible. The result for our Clients is a pack of “wolf–class” sales professionals.
William Edwards Deming's famous quote - "In God we trust, everyone else bring data." epitomizes our philosophy well. Our "Moneyball" sales hiring algorithm is backed by science and experience. The sales personality test we use is multi–science with validity backed by brain research. No one else can say that.
Our philosophy is fueled by three underutilized, but powerful thought processes:
At The Rainmaker Group, our team optimizes each of these three components to seamlessly integrate with each other in order to enhance our Client’s overall success.
Chris is the founder of The Rainmaker Group (established in 2000).
Chris is privileged to be the trusted advisor to many CEOs and executives across North America.
People and numbers fascinate Chris. Over the last decade, he has fine-tuned the Rainmaker Group and Accelerated Teams approach to maximizing team performance. His work has dramatically-improved the productivity and profitability of many companies.
Education: Bachelor's of Science in Economics and Master's in Applied Economics from North Dakota State University.
Hobbies: Enjoying his family, watching his children grow up through sports and arts, avid reader of business and self improvement books.
Words Chris Lives By: "Control your destiny or someone else will." — Jack Welch
Contact Information: Chris (at) therainmaker.group (dot) com.
Michael Lindblom — Talent Management Strategist, CPBA, CPVA, TriMetrix®
Michael has been with the Rainmaker Group since 2002.
Education: Communications and Broadcast Journalism
Before Michael joined the Rainmaker Group, he was a state government and political news reporter and weekend anchor for a network of North Dakota television stations, as well as a government affairs director and lobbyist for the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce.
Family: Michael is married to Lynn and has two "twenty-something" children, Dan and Lisa, as well as two Hungarian Vizsla hunting dogs.
Hobbies: Cooking (in the kitchen, on the grill, or in the smoker); Spending time with family and friends at Brush Lake; Real Estate investment.
Words Michael Lives By: "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In those choices lie our growth and our happiness." — Steven Covey
Contact Information: Mike (at) therainmakergroup (dot) com.