The Drucker Curse: How Finance Became Management’s Blind Eye

Long ago, before tribes of management gurus inhabited industry’s every corner, there was an automaker widely admired as the largest and most innovative company in all the land. Then, one day — during the final days of a world war — the firm’s CEO told the firm’s CFO that he would like to retire. The…

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098: The Power of the CFO Voice: Five CFOs Explain Their Firm’s Competitive Edge

Are you able to explain your firm's competitive advantage in a clear and enticing manner? Join us as five of our CFO Thought Leaders demonstrate their communication savvy as they articulate the competitive edge their firm enjoys over its competitors “Yet while he was universally admired throughout the company, and known as a truly wise…
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097: Identifying the Levers That Drive Your Business Model, Tyler Sloat, CFO, Zuora

 What does your firm need to spend to acquire a customer?  Join us as Tyler reveals his CFO mind-set and explains why customer churn is the boogie man of the subscription economy.   Sponsor BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo today visit  www.CFOthoughtleaderdemo.com Midmarket…
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Imagine Being a CFO Who Doesn’t Read Books: Welcome to the Bean Counters Club

                    I’m never surprised when our CFO guests tell us that they don’t read books. Like many senior professionals, they have little time to pursue extra reading, and, well, it’s been my experience that as a group CFOs tend to be dreadfully honest and tell it…

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096: The Outward-Facing Finance Leader, Jack McCullough, President, CFO RoundTable

How are CFOs spending their time differently from CFOs of a decade ago? Join us as Jack McCullough of the CFO RoundTable charts the expanding role of the CFO and identifies key milestones in the C-suite executive’s evolution. Sponsor BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a…
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095: Why There’s no Substitute for Growth, Dawn Orr, CFO, Wealth Engine

How does a firm’s rate of growth impact the influence of a strategic CFO? Join us as Dawn shares her CFO mind-set and explains why she views growth as being essential to CFOs realizing their strategic value. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free…
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094: When the CFO Is Also an Angel, Vanessa Wilson, CFO, Golden Seeds LLC

What’s it like to be CFO of an early-stage investment firm? Join us as Vanessa shares her CFO mind-set and reveals the vision behind Golden Seeds, the fourth largest angel network in the country, with over 300 members. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free…
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093: How CFOs Generate Value Through Strategy Execution, Bill Budicin, Director, Keystone Group

How are CFOs generating new value for their companies? Join us as Bill Budicin of the Keystone Group  identifies key areas where CFOs are adding new value and helping set the strategic direction of their companies.  Sponsor BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo today…
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Why B2B CFOs Are the MVPs of the Content Marketing World

                      For many of us, the phrase “content marketing” is a relatively new buzzword used to describe the art of communicating a message to customers and prospects without selling. And here’s why B2B CFOs can often be counted among their firm’s best content marketers. Think…

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092: Expanding the Application of CFO Influence, Logicalis, CFO, Rich Pirrotta

How can CFO influence be grown and applied more widely? Join us as Rich shares his CFO mind-set and explains why strategy execution and driving results is central to the CFO role. Sponsors BlackLine Systems Financial Close Suite helps finance executives rapidly reconcile millions of transactions per minute. View a free demo today visit  www.CFOthoughtleaderdemo.com Midmarket Change…
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