02 Aug Why is month end keeping you up?

I have always been amazed when I hear CFOs and their teams working well into the night to fulfil their month end obligations. Journals, rework, analysis, reporting until the late hours of the evening, month after month, year after year. What makes senior finance people accept...

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20 Jun What are you projecting – The power of Feedback and Perceptions

Ever been given feedback that you disagree with? What was your response? If you are like most, then your response was probably along the lines of: Anger; “Where does he/she get off telling me that." Denial; “That’s not how it happened." Deflection; “He/she should concentrate on their own problems." Righteousness; “What would he/she know?...

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24 Mar The value of CFO Profiling

Organisations normally engage in developing a robust CFO Profile when they need to recruit, however conducting the same process within your organisation when recruitment is not the focus can have great benefits for aligning business strategy with the individual and team. Recently we have been engaged...

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18 Mar CFO Decision Fatigue, is it effecting you?

Today’s top executives make hundreds of decisions each day.  We marvel at the amount of decisions a Finance Executive and especially Virtual CFOs that act for more than one organisation has to make on a daily basis.  Couple the professional decisions with family, friends, health...

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