Managing Your Business: Data vs. Metrics

The terms “data” and “metrics” are tossed about almost interchangeably in some business articles, but they refer to very different things. Both can be measured, but metrics are far more useful to CEOs and business owners. Though all metrics are data, not all data...

Motivating Millenials

A Case Study on the New Workforce Are Millennials Different? We hear clients stating that younger employees don’t march to the same drum as older staff. While there is no question whether stark differences in the way younger generations approach work and business...

Do I Have to Manage Everything in my Business to Grow?

We may be skilled managers and leaders but there is a limit to what we can do well in a day. Being a controlling manager or owner has proven to be a growth limiting factor for many companies. Instead, do a self-focused SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and...

Expanding CFO Capacity for Peak Periods

What’s the Problem? We often hear the daily tasks and stresses for CFOs stretching their attention to dysfunctional levels. While there are times of the year where the workload slows, there is still very little down time.  The frenetic pace can lead to less than...

Aligning Your Strengths with Your Business Priorities

There Just Is Not Enough Time in the Day We are skilled leaders and problem solvers but there is a limit to human bandwidth. What we can get done is largely a function of where are skills are strong versus tasks that we need to deal with. Nobody excels at everything...