An Under Appreciated Role of a CFO

An Under Appreciated Role of a CFO

A role often overlooked of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is the responsibility of having to SAY NO to ideas that are valiantly proposed by other top management executives or departments. The first thought that may come to mind when you mention the position of CFO is...
Come Morning . . . . . . . . . .

Come Morning . . . . . . . . . .

As dawn brings forth another day, business owners across the world set out to conduct their business. Each day brings new opportunities with the expected hope that the efforts put into the business will yield a profit –both financially and in the relationships built...
Financial Statements & the Fractional CFO

Financial Statements & the Fractional CFO

I recommend to all my business clients to prepare timely monthly financials statements on a full-accrual GAAP basis. In my opinion, it is the only way for achieving a true performance measurement of the business as the financial statements match period revenue with...
5 Benefits to a Company Newsletter

5 Benefits to a Company Newsletter

  Recently, I was visiting with a business friend, and he said, “Wait here, I want to show you something.” He came back with something he was very proud of—a copy of his company’s first newsletter. It was very impressive, informative, and well designed. He was...
The Budget & Forecast Boneyard

The Budget & Forecast Boneyard

Next to business, my favorite interest is aviation. Since a young man I have always marveled how such a heavy piece of machine could rise above the earth and maintain flight. I could spend an entire day at an airport and not become bored. No takeoff or landing is the...
Pay Attention to the Signs

Pay Attention to the Signs

Recently due to some bad weather I decided to take some alternative transportation to my office.  With not having to drive, I had the opportunity to observe some things I might not normally see. As the car motored along the interstate I looked up and saw an...
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