Work-life balance: The buzzword that isn’t making as big of an impact as we might’ve thought

Work-life balance has been a discussion item with C-level executives and the HR departments for more than 20 years. The generational drumbeat of giving employees more balance and more freedom gets louder each year. This month, USA Today shared a video on how millennials are quitting lucrative jobs to pursue a better work-life balance. Although […]

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#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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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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CEOs Need to Look at Budgeting Differently: It is Your Job to Think Big Picture

Many CEOs detest the budget process, and some think it’s a complete waste of time. But with the fourth quarter underway in the 2018 budget process, it might be time for an attitude adjustment — or in business terms, a paradigm shift about how you think about budgeting. We are not here today to talk […]

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Hurricane Irma’s On-Going Impact

Cleaning up from a storm is typically an arduous task. Nearly a month after Hurricane Irma took direct aim at Central Florida, recovery is still underway. The effort will bring a number of expected as well as unforeseen challenges for local businesses. Stage one of the recovery process centered on getting back to business – […]

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Are businesses closing for Hurricane Irma? Friday no, Monday YES!

Many Central Florida CEO’s are asking the question: Do I close the office for the Hurricane Irma? We polled our clients to see what they had to say, and the results are in… Most companies are not closing on Friday, but are remaining “flexible and supportive” for employees who need to be absent for storm […]

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Attributes To Consider When Hiring a CFO

More and more companies are outsourcing their financial and accounting functions. In fact, the Everest Research Group reports that the finance and accounting outsourcing market grew by 11% in 2012. Outsourcing a role such as chief financial officer (CFO) offers companies of all sizes the support of an experienced financial professional without the expense of […]

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