Credit Check – It’s National Credit Education Month March is National Credit Education Month. If you’ve ever applied for a credit card or a car loan, you know the importance of having good credit. At its foundation, it demonstrates to a lender how likely it is that you will repay your debt on time. Having… | Read the full article »
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Adaptability – the Key to Leadership (and Business) Success Our world is in constant flux. We know that. We hear it. We see it. We feel it. But what does that truly mean for businesses? Why have some thrived through this prolonged disruption, while others have succumbed to it? What exactly sets them apart? Answering… | Read the full article »
Be the Most Positive Person in the Room – From Leadership to Clients to Pitching Investors, Positivity Pays
Be the Most Positive Person in the Room From Leadership to Clients to Pitching Investors, Positivity Pays We’ve experienced burnout and a mental health crisis like we’ve never seen before. Truthfully, we’ve had a rather bleak outlook for a long time. For business leaders and/or entrepreneurs, there are even more stressors. Not only do we have… | Read the full article »
Remote CFOs – Is Success Really Possible? It’s All a Matter of Trust More people are adjusting to the idea that our “new normal” includes remote work in some capacity. And this realization brings along new considerations, including which positions are better suited for remote work and the opportunity to attract additional top talent in various… | Read the full article »
Shifting Five Thoughts for a More Strategic Mindset We’ve talked about the transition workplaces are going through – from employees resigning in record numbers to the emphasis on employee experiences to the shift in hiring philosophies that prioritize skills over experience. Many employers are working diligently to fill the consequential gaps from those who left… | Read the full article »
I often get asked about why companies should outsource CFO services. As small- to medium-sized businesses grow, they need additional financial resources, including data and expertise to help them better understand the company’s financial health, plan where they can feasibly go based on that health, and improve performance overall. In the past, many companies reaching… | Read the full article »
The Prioritization of Employee Experience in 2022 We’ve been inundated with various headlines regarding the Great Resignation. And while they all have different perspectives, one commonality exists – the value placed on employee experience. Employees are making it very clear that while money is important, it isn’t everything. They want to be valued and appreciated,… | Read the full article »
New Year; New Budget Maintaining Control Over the Organization’s Finances It’s January. Your new calendar is in place. There is a renewed sense of energy among the team. A fresh start for your business awaits. Your organization has its yearly goals (or you are in the process of developing them), and it appears to be full… | Read the full article »
At the Intersection of the Great Resignation, Professional Services, and Those Who Stayed Shifting Perspective from Those Who Left to Those Who Remain The Great Resignation of 2021 has left more than vacant seats … although it has left plenty of those too. In its wake are thousands of desperate CEOs and the often forgotten-about, frenzied,… | Read the full article »
Unwrapping the Top Three Overlooked CFO Year-End Processes The holidays are upon us. And while we all may enjoy the traditions, family time, gift-giving, and merriment (likely even more so this year), there is still work to be done … particularly for CFOs. It’s time for year-end analyses and processes to end 2021 in an… | Read the full article »