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Employee Engagement and Training of Accounting Teams during COVID-19

Employee Engagement and Training of Accounting Teams during COVID-19 Insights from Leah Gray, CFO & Steering Committee Member, CFOLC Seattle Chapter "Fortunately, many Accounting Professionals have enjoyed working and accessing their systems remotely for over fifteen...

What Do CEOs Want From Their CFOs? Jack McCullough’s latest for Forbes CFO Network

What Do CEOs Want From Their CFOs? "In virtually every company we look at, the CFO is becoming the second most important C-suite executive. An effective leadership team depends on the CEO and CFO being a great double act." ~David Axson, Accenture Strategy and CFO and...

Are You Ready For Generation Z? Jack McCullough’s latest in Forbes

Are You Ready For Generation Z?  "The first generation raised on social media is also the most racially diverse. Gen Z will soon be the largest cohort in the workforce, so companies would be wise to be ready for them." ~Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO...

CFO or General Manager in Today’s Business World?

CFO to General Manager in Today’s Business World Advice from Stuart Pasternak, Toronto Regional Director, CFO Leadership Council "Business today faces fierce competition on an international scale and has forced CFOs to become a “Master” in the delivery of the...

The Psychopathic CEO, Jack McCullough’s recent Forbes article

The Psychopathic CEO "Psychopathic CEOs are chameleons, able to disguise their ruthlessness and antisocial behavior under the veneer of eloquence"  Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council is a regular contributor to Forbes.  An excerpt's below....

How Should You Measure a CFO’s Success?

How Should You Measure a CFO's Success? Insight from Stuart Pasternak, Toronto Regional Director, CFO Leadership Council To measure the success of any C-Suite executive, there must be specific and measurable goals and objectives for the positions. The Chief Financial...

Employee Engagement and Training of Accounting Teams during COVID-19

Employee Engagement and Training of Accounting Teams during COVID-19 Insights from Leah Gray, CFO & Steering Committee Member, CFOLC Seattle Chapter "Fortunately, many Accounting Professionals have enjoyed working and accessing their systems remotely for over fifteen years. Almost all accounting systems can be accessed remotely. Recently many of the desktop versions have moved to the Cloud.”    ~ Leah Gray, CPA, CFO & Action Oriented Leader With the COVID-19 virus, every company has been impacted. For Accounting and Finance teams, the workload will increase as the short-term and long-term impact is assessed. For CFOs, Finance Directors and Controllers during this crisis,

CFOLC Update On Coronavirus

  Message to The CFO Leadership Council Community from Jack McCullough on the Coronavirus (Updated March 30, 2020) The CFO Leadership Council (CFOLC) offers our support to all those affected by the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) around the world. Our small part in all this is to demonstrate responsibility and safety for our CFO Leadership Council community - our members, sponsors, & staff.  Your safety will always be our highest priority.  We are monitoring this situation very carefully and continue to honor all decisions made by health experts at the global, national & state levels.    We appreciate your commitment to

What Do CEOs Want From Their CFOs? Jack McCullough's latest for Forbes CFO Network

What Do CEOs Want From Their CFOs? "In virtually every company we look at, the CFO is becoming the second most important C-suite executive. An effective leadership team depends on the CEO and CFO being a great double act." ~David Axson, Accenture Strategy and CFO and Enterprise Value, UKI Jack is a Senior Contributor to Forbes CFO Network.  An excerpt below. There is no doubt that the visibility of chief financial officers continues to increase, and the partnership between the CEO and CFO has become the critical relationship among executive teams. But what do CEOs really want from their finance chiefs? Not surprisingly,

CFO Leadership Council Announces CXO NOW, An Exclusive Network For Women Executives!

The CFO Leadership Council Announces CXO NOW, An Exclusive Network For Women Executives! The CFO Leadership Council proudly announces a brand new initiative, CXO NOWTM, CXO Network Of Women Executives!  CXO NOW is a unique, virtual community of highly accomplished women leaders in the C-Suite well beyond finance. Approximately 40% of CFO Leadership Council members are women who also find tremendous value in connecting and sharing with other females with C-Suite responsibilities.  The CXO NOW™ connects women in leadership interested in sharing stories of success and struggles and nourishing one another through the collective experience. “CXO NOW is a natural

How to Win! Strategies of the Multibillion Dollar Sports Industry & MIT Expert, Ben Shields

The CFO Leadership Council proudly announces Ben Shields, MIT Sloan Lecturer as our luncheon keynote at our 10th annual conference.  Today's highly competitive sports world is relentlessly driven in its pursuit to develop maximum win strategies, keeping them on the cutting edge of analytics and data-driven decision making.  Ben Shields, MIT Sloan Lecturer in Managerial Communication (and former Director of Social Media for ESPN), studies this multi-billion-dollar sports industry to identify broadly transferable management lessons.  In his luncheon keynote, Ben Shield’s will apply is deep study of today's sports industry to challenge finance leaders on how they too can have maximum “winning” impact

Are You Ready For Generation Z? Jack McCullough's latest in Forbes

Are You Ready For Generation Z?  "The first generation raised on social media is also the most racially diverse. Gen Z will soon be the largest cohort in the workforce, so companies would be wise to be ready for them." ~Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council Jack is a regular contributor to Forbes.  An excerpt below. Generation Z is Coming!   Gen Zs, who began entering the workforce in 2019, present both challenges and opportunities for chief financial officers and their teams. Organizations that recognize this generation’s unique skill sets and that are willing to invest the time and energy

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