Stories and Thoughts from the Recruiting Trenches

Does Your Business Have the Equivalent of a Canary in a Coal Mine?

Does Your Business Have the Equivalent of a Canary in a Coal Mine?

23rd September 2022

Would You Sell Your Family Business to a Private Equity Firm?

Would You Sell Your Family Business to a Private Equity Firm?

20th September 2022

Is Backward-Looking Bookkeeping Hurting Your Business?

Is Backward-Looking Bookkeeping Hurting Your Business?

14th September 2022

I Was a Blackberry Dodo. Are You a Financial Dinosaur?

I Was a Blackberry Dodo. Are You a Financial Dinosaur?

7th September 2022

Quiet Quitting Is Nothing New

Quiet Quitting Is Nothing New

31st August 2022

Do You Sometimes Feel Like this Sheep?

Do You Sometimes Feel Like this Sheep?

30th August 2022

How To Get a Better Job: Impress the Interviewer

How To Get a Better Job: Impress the Interviewer

23rd August 2022

Could Your Bias Against Finance Be Costing Your Company?

Could Your Bias Against Finance Be Costing Your Company?

15th August 2022

If You Own a Business, Will You Really Enjoy Your Vacation?

If You Own a Business, Will You Really Enjoy Your Vacation?

9th August 2022

Are Your Profits Going Up in Smoke While Your Controller Watches?

Are Your Profits Going Up in Smoke While Your Controller Watches?

26th July 2022

Can Finance Be Your Company’s GPS?

Can Finance Be Your Company’s GPS?

19th July 2022

Is Your ERP System Like a Ferrari that Never Gets Out of First Gear?

Is Your ERP System Like a Ferrari that Never Gets Out of First Gear?

12th July 2022

Is Your Business Facing Financial Friction? 3 Questions

Is Your Business Facing Financial Friction? 3 Questions

30th June 2022

Would You Spend 10 Minutes to Make Your Business More Successful?

Would You Spend 10 Minutes to Make Your Business More Successful?

14th June 2022

Can You Answer this Question: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

Can You Answer this Question: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

8th June 2022

Who Is on Your “Success Team”?

Who Is on Your “Success Team”?

1st June 2022

Working Capital Freedom in 1,000 Small Steps

Working Capital Freedom in 1,000 Small Steps

18th May 2022

Is Dealing with Finance the Equivalent of Taking Bad-Tasting Medicine?

Is Dealing with Finance the Equivalent of Taking Bad-Tasting Medicine?

10th May 2022

As a Business Owner, How Can You Compensate for Your Weaknesses?

As a Business Owner, How Can You Compensate for Your Weaknesses?

3rd May 2022

Is the Future Really Finance?

Is the Future Really Finance?

19th April 2022

Treasury: Is It Time to Think Big, Be Bold, and Take an Unconventional Approach?

Treasury: Is It Time to Think Big, Be Bold, and Take an Unconventional Approach?

4th April 2022

Is Modern Business Finance a Scam, a Waste of Time, or a Necessity?

Is Modern Business Finance a Scam, a Waste of Time, or a Necessity?

18th March 2022

Smart Women Make Great Corporate Hires!

Smart Women Make Great Corporate Hires!

14th March 2022

FX Hedging: When Should Treasurers Treat It Strategically?

FX Hedging: When Should Treasurers Treat It Strategically?

11th March 2022

How to Avoid the Costs of Hiring Mistakes

How to Avoid the Costs of Hiring Mistakes

3rd March 2022

When Is Finance an Important Part of Fintech?

When Is Finance an Important Part of Fintech?

1st March 2022

Are You Hiring an Imposter?

Are You Hiring an Imposter?

22nd February 2022

The Zamboni Machine

The Zamboni Machine

15th February 2022

To CFOs and Aspiring CFOs: Use Technology to Become More Strategic

To CFOs and Aspiring CFOs: Use Technology to Become More Strategic

7th February 2022

Is Corporate Treasury Finally Waking Up? The Coming Effects of the Great Resignation

Is Corporate Treasury Finally Waking Up? The Coming Effects of the Great Resignation

1st February 2022

How Powerful Is Your Resume?

How Powerful Is Your Resume?

25th January 2022

If Your 2021 Didn’t Go as Planned, What Should You Plan To Do in 2022?

If Your 2021 Didn’t Go as Planned, What Should You Plan To Do in 2022?

19th January 2022

What Would Einstein Say about Your Company’s Profit Expectations for 2022?

What Would Einstein Say about Your Company’s Profit Expectations for 2022?

11th January 2022

Is a Fractional CFO a Bargain or a Bad Idea?

Is a Fractional CFO a Bargain or a Bad Idea?

7th December 2021

What Are the Steps to Getting Great Results?

What Are the Steps to Getting Great Results?

29th November 2021

Does Your Company Have a “Secret Sauce”?

Does Your Company Have a “Secret Sauce”?

17th November 2021

Does Your Company Suffer from Unfortunate Financial Events?

Does Your Company Suffer from Unfortunate Financial Events?

3rd November 2021

Are Your Financial Results Often an Unpleasant Surprise?

Are Your Financial Results Often an Unpleasant Surprise?

29th October 2021

How “Lightning in a Bottle” Can Transform Your Business

How “Lightning in a Bottle” Can Transform Your Business

14th October 2021

Could Resource Scarcity be a Self-Inflicted Wound?  

Could Resource Scarcity be a Self-Inflicted Wound?  

6th October 2021

Time for a Changeup?

Time for a Changeup?

23rd September 2021

Should You Rely on Your CPA to Recruit a Controller or CFO for Your Growing Business?

Should You Rely on Your CPA to Recruit a Controller or CFO for Your Growing Business?

14th September 2021

The Fable of the Business Owner and the CPA

The Fable of the Business Owner and the CPA

7th September 2021

Is Your Business Imperiled by Cost Increases?

Is Your Business Imperiled by Cost Increases?

27th August 2021

How “The Ants and the Grasshopper” Fable Can Help Your Business

How “The Ants and the Grasshopper” Fable Can Help Your Business

23rd August 2021

How Your Business Can Profit from the Fable of “The Miser.”

How Your Business Can Profit from the Fable of “The Miser.”

16th August 2021

We Just Sold Our Home for $250,000 More than Our Realtor Told Us We’d Get

We Just Sold Our Home for $250,000 More than Our Realtor Told Us We’d Get

5th August 2021

Why You Need a Challenge Network

Why You Need a Challenge Network

3rd August 2021

How the Fable of “The Crow and the Pitcher” Can Increase Your Profits and Cash Flow

How the Fable of “The Crow and the Pitcher” Can Increase Your Profits and Cash Flow

27th July 2021

Belling the Cat – What an Early Warning System Can Do for Your Business

Belling the Cat – What an Early Warning System Can Do for Your Business

20th July 2021

What You Can Learn from Snowflake’s Frank Slootman

What You Can Learn from Snowflake’s Frank Slootman

14th July 2021

What Can Business Leaders Learn from Aesop’s Fables?

What Can Business Leaders Learn from Aesop’s Fables?

7th July 2021

7 Ways You Can Sink Your Business

7 Ways You Can Sink Your Business

23rd June 2021

Are Your Favorite Customers Your Most Profitable Ones?

Are Your Favorite Customers Your Most Profitable Ones?

18th May 2021

What Value Does a Treasurer Add to Today’s Organizations?

What Value Does a Treasurer Add to Today’s Organizations?

10th May 2021

What Is the Difference Between a Diet and a Transformation?

What Is the Difference Between a Diet and a Transformation?

4th May 2021

To Lift a Mountain, Start Moving Stones

To Lift a Mountain, Start Moving Stones

27th April 2021

Which Tense – Past, Present, or Future – Is Most Important for Your Business?

Which Tense – Past, Present, or Future – Is Most Important for Your Business?

14th April 2021

How to Better Manage Your Bottom Line in Less Time

How to Better Manage Your Bottom Line in Less Time

12th April 2021

“I Don’t Like Change. I Love It!”

“I Don’t Like Change. I Love It!”

6th April 2021