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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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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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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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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Do you have unrealized profit in your company?

Companies are often focused on improving their bottom lines and with good reason—it directly relates to increasing profits.  It is often overlooked the impact a few tweaks can have on profit and the even larger impact it can have on a company’s sustained value. It’s important to work hard AND be smart about your efforts […]

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Director Carrie Mistina gives back to the community

At CFO Strategic Partners, we embrace our mission: To enrich lives. It’s not just a motto, it’s put into practice. Director Carrie Mistina embodies our belief. She takes our values a step further with her contributions to the Central Florida community. Ever since she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of […]

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With uncertain times, it’s never too early to start planning your taxes

With uncertain times in Washington and wrangling over the president tax proposal, it’s still never too early to start planning for taxes. In fact, this year it may take even more planning because of the need for modeling on several different alternatives. Summer is the perfect time to start tax planning. We’re halfway through 2017, […]

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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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