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 […]

read more

#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 […]

read more

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. […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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, […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

New Year, New Opportunity

As the year comes to a close, many people reflect on where they are in their careers and personal lives. If you find yourself contemplating a change, please consider the following: At CFO Strategic Partners, we are dedicated to enriching lives – the lives of our clients and those of our team. Our culture is […]

read more