Driving Your Strategy Through Data and Planning

Business and vacations are alike in one way: once you’ve established where you’re going, a plan and a map to get there are very helpful. While even the best-laid plans require adjustments you are better off forging ahead with one than without one. In the second of our 3 part series on planning, we cover creating the map for your strategy.

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One of the Defining Attributes of a Successful CFO: Leadership

Leadership seems to be one of those traits defined by “You know it, when you see it.” I have met a CFO who was the brightest lightbulb in the room but could not lead their business to the light switch. I have also met a CFO who didn’t seem to work that hard and wasn’t a rocket scientist but was able to move mountains in their job. Why could one get things done while the other struggled? Leadership.

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Preparing A Strategic Plan – How Well Do You Know Your Industry?

When it’s time for that much needed vacation, most of us don’t just jump in our car or head to the airport, without an idea of where we are going. The same holds true in business. For most of us moving our company into the future requires a strategic plan. In the first of our 3 part series on planning we cover how to kick off your strategic planning process.

So, where do you start?

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One of the Defining Attributes of a Successful CFO: Accounting

Do your Recording and Reporting systems lend transparency to your business? Is your corporate structure and governance process in line with your size, goals and culture. In this first segment on our Series: The Defining Attributes of a Successful CFO, we explain the importance of Accounting, as a key pillar in the house of the Chief Financial Officer.

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