#MeToo movement – an opportunity for the Mid Market companies

Attention CEOs: This is an opportunity to showcase your culture and values The #MeToo movement has provided an opportunity for employees in businesses of all sizes to feel more empowered to report problems. We applaud this shift and are using this as an opportunity to ask the small- or mid-market business to consider the opportunity […]

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Cyberattacks are sneaky, but your cybersecurity plan should be solid

Communications is an important deterrent One minute your business is humming along. Productive. Profitable. In an instant, all of the work can be shattered by something completely outside of your control. Or even worse, a cyberattacker can secretly sneak in and steal critical data for your customers and your employees. For CEOs and Chief Information […]

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Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared for the risks?

Disasters—they’re always looming in the distance until they suddenly hit. Although they almost always cause damage, you can help minimize the extent on your company with a solid and thorough plan. June 1 marks the start of hurricane season, so it’s a good time to manage risks and prepare for both natural and man-made disasters. […]

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Survey says: CEOs go on vacation, but not for long enough

For busy CEOs, summer vacation is a chance to get away and recharge. With the summer travel season officially kicked off, CFO Strategic Partners asked about vacation plans. At CFOSP, we tell our C-level partners that it is critical to step outside the business so they can bring renewed vision to their companies. The survey […]

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Sales are up—but where did the cash go?

At one point or another, almost every CEO of a growing company has asked, “My sales are growing, but where is my cash?” CEOs tend to focus on revenue growth, which, as they quickly learn in times of rapid growth, can be very different than an increase in cash flow. So, where is the cash […]

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CFOs rise to the occasion for Random Act of Kindness Challenge

At CFO Strategic Partners, we believe one of the best ways to spread kindness is one random act at a time—which is why our team members were put to the test this March. Each employee was given $50 to perform a random act of kindness because we believe our actions with the community, our clients […]

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Managing cash – The lifeblood of the business

Do you have a plan for managing your working capital? Every company is different, and that means finding the right cash solution is far from one size fits all. Seasonality, supply chain or operational disruptions and competitive dynamics are all challenges to effective cash management.  Even growth can stress the best run companies. Staffing, overhead, […]

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What would you do if your CFO was gone tomorrow?

What if your CFO walked into your office and announced, “I’m leaving tomorrow for another job.”? Or what if they suffered a totally disabling injury or otherwise had to leave the company immediately? Your first reaction would be sadness, likely followed by feeling like you had just been punched in the stomach. Your CFO is […]

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Can you afford to sell your business? Reality versus Wishful Thinking

By Nick Carbone Business owners dream of selling their businesses for top dollar. But, in reality, many have no idea what their business is worth or if they can even afford to sell their business. Today, we’re going to walk-through an example that will get you thinking and keep your exit expectations firmly grounded. When […]

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Personal Time Off: Where do you stand?

When it comes to the holidays, we’re apparently most thankful for Thanksgiving and Christmas. They were the most common automatic days off, according to our recent CFO Strategic Partners survey. Professional staff is also rewarded with more time off. Looking for an average amount of time to offer? 3 weeks is the sweet spot. But […]

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