Finance leaders are in a challenging position when it comes to where we are headed. The transformation finance is going through can follow many paths. How are you determining where you and your team want to go?
How to follow your dream - Some critical thought and local resources can put you in the driver’s seat.
Do you ever dream of being your own boss, owning your own business? If you have but aren’t sure how to go about it, read on.
Many of us spend our careers working for employers, frequently wondering what it would it be like to determine our own financial destiny. In today’s world of corporate downsizing and companies shifting production and service roles overseas, finding a business that fits you may not only be a dream, it may be a necessity.
I’m often asked what makes a great leader; it’s one of the foundational elements of my practice. There are a myriad of agreed-upon traits in the business world that we use to define leadership “greatness” – things like vision, decisiveness, persuasion, communication, and charisma. These are doubtless important and relevant attributes, but as I’ve walked alongside several leaders in pursuit of organizational excellence over the years, I have come to believe that the foremost characteristic in any leader’s arsenal is courage.
Finance leaders have a myriad of skills well suited to develop, implement and execute a great plan. Scott’s lessons will help you improve yours.
A simple truth in business is this: It’s easy to set a goal. It’s hard to break it down into specific action steps, and even harder to execute it to a successful conclusion.
“So what?” That is my favorite question. When a finance leader tells me something is important to them, my next question is, “So what? Does it actually matter enough to do something about it?”