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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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 […]

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Enriching Lives Through Giving

When CFO Strategic Partners formed 19-years ago, Shannon Carbone set out to enrich lives. Her mission has since expanded beyond the office walls. “It’s important to us to find ways to give back to the community where we live and work,” says Andrea Churchill, administrative assistant. It’s a short walk down Alden Road from CFO […]

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CFO Strategic Partners Adds One New Member

Chief financial officer outsourcing firm announces new hire CFO Strategic Partners is growing. The Orlando-based chief financial officer outsourcing firm announced it has added a new member, who brings nearly 20 years of experience. Davina Leu, CPA, began her career in 1998 as an Auditor for KPMG Peat Marwick in Orlando. She has also worked […]

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My Framed Dollar Bill

The long standing tradition of framing the first dollar bill earned both honors and recognizes the very first customer and the very first dollar earned by that business. While this tradition is typically found in restaurants and bars, anyone who has started a company before can relate to the significance of this historic (and often […]

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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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How to Justify New Software

“Know your numbers”: it’s a key principle of business. Could your software be producing the wrong numbers, which are used by the top executives to make critical decisions? Having the correct financial engine positions the company for the best opportunity for growth. Businesses of all sizes use financial software to help track key financials and […]

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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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