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This simple tip could transform your influence

Email is great for admin. It is terrible for all the things a FD or CFO wants to ...
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Try this the next time you present the month end results

Ask any marketeer and they’ll tell you the worst way to bring numbers to life…is to use a ...
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5 alternative to a boring table of numbers

Improve your finance reports and presentations with these 5 charts.. Ask any marketeer and they’ll tell you the ...
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Is this the best way to show variances to budget and last year?

What's the best way to bring variances to budget to life? Stop using boring tables of numbers and ...
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Bring your numbers to life with a video results presentation in just 10 minutes

Are video financial presentations only for Coca-Cola, Apple & Samsung? Actually if you’ve got 10 seconds spare here’s ...
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Did you know there are 3 ways to present the same number?

Did you know there were 3 ways to present the exact same number? The one you pick is ...
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Stop trying to drive performance, it’s killing your influence!

Stop talking about driving performance. It may sound good, but it's killing your influence. And here's how. Finance ...
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Is this the brutal truth about FP&A and FBP?

80-90% plus of what FBPs do is not finance business partnering. Why? Because it’s reporting, forecasting or budgeting. ...
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The fallacy of forecasting

As finance people we probably already know that focussing the future is more important than the reporting the ...
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What is finance business partnering?

What is finance business partnering? I used to be a finance director, then I became a sales director, ...
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Will robots take your job?

One of the questions I'm asked the most is: will robot takes our jobs? And I always reply ...
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Why the pursuit of happiness is the most important thing in CFO & FD coaching

I spent much of my finance career chasing job titles. When I was a finance analyst I wanted ...
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How to build rapport with anyone, fast

When worked in finance, I thought it was all about the numbers. Show people the numbers, take them ...
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Smash your next interview and land your perfect job

You go for a job, and you don’t get it. The feedback is something like, we didn’t think ...
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It’s true, KFC didn’t really run out of chicken!

It’s true, KFC didn’t really run out of chicken! “We definitely can’t operate without gravy” Ever said something ...
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How much does the Snapchat CEO owe Kylie Jenner?

How much does the Snapchat CEO owe Kylie Jenner? In 1985 Coke was loosing share to Pepsi. So ...
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How much chicken is too much?

The UK fried chicken market is worth £2.2 billion a year That's the equivalent of £6 million a day, ...
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Did KFC really run out of chicken?

Did KFC really run out of chicken in February 2018? Or is it in fact a stroke of marketing ...
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