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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...

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,

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

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. “He is a charismatic leader who inspires people to follow him. A strategic thinker who can master the details. A tireless worker with incredible focus and problem-solving skills. He is well-liked by his employees but is also able to make and execute unpopular decisions. Above all, he is an exceptional communicator who can convey a vision to any audience, from Wall Street to the most junior employee.”  The

CFO Priorities For 2020 And Beyond, Jack McCullough's latest Forbes article

CFO Priorities For 2020 And Beyond Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council is a regular contributor to Forbes.  CFOLC members weigh in on his most recent article.  An excerpt's below. Wow… it’s 2020. It’s the start of a new decade, which makes this a perfect time to discuss what is on the mind of chief financial officers.  A new decade has finance chiefs assessing their priorities.  Finance chiefs have never before had more complex challenges and responsibilities, a trend that is likely to continue. While the DNA of a CFO is in the world of finance and accounting, the modern

Rockstar Status! Jack McCullough Releases First Book "Secrets Of Rockstar CFOs"

Jack McCullough, Founder & President of The CFO Leadership Council releases his first book! The book was written based upon conversations Jack has had recently with dozens of the world’s best chief financial officers.  During these conversations, he discovered several shared traits that elite chief financial officers share, such as strategic thinking, ethical leadership, and more.  The book will benefit both the first-time finance chief as well as those with decades of experience.  Jack fully embraces the CFO Leadership Council’s mission of Empowering CFOsTM and hopes that financial professionals will find his book "Secrets of Rockstar CFOs" empowering as well. To

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