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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
We shift gears from recent posts to address a critical – and extremely timely – decision: choosing a health insurance plan, which you must do by 12/15 if you want a...
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Gregory Q. Jenkins
Title: President & CEO
Company: Quentasia Industries Inc.
(President & CEO at Quentasia Industries Inc.)
This is the third part in my series where I am making the case for when a database is superior to a spreadsheet.  I will reiterate: spreadsheets are a great tool for presentation...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
If you’re an American business, there’s a good chance you’re not familiar with the particulars of Value Added Tax. But if you’re an American business with...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
I am fortunate to speak with hundreds of executives each year, in addition to those that I follow and track. Over the years, I have learned a lot about success, what works and what...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
The importance of effective communication is more critical than ever as the office of the CFO is taking on more ownership of results beyond the walls of finance. One skill that every...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
At last week’s terrific Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) national conference, there was much discussion of “data visualization,” a major information-...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
I’m including this post in the series because of the extremely insightful suggestions offered by my new friend, Hicham Bou Habib, on LinkedIn’s Certified Corporate FP&A...
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Alisanne Gilmore-Allen
Title: Consultant
Company: RoseRyan
(Consultant at RoseRyan)
We often hear more about fraud at large companies because of the hefty price tags involved and the large number of investors who may be affected. But the sad fact is that when small...
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Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
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(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
In 2015, the CFO will continue to be tested in a challenging market.  After the Great Recession, growth has not returned to pre-recession levels.  The macro-economic...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
Let me start by saying that I am by no means an expert on risk management. I actually I find it quite boring, yet from time to time some major events happen and it makes you think...
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Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant)
Once in the workforce 8-10 years you've experienced various situations, cultures and personalities. This is when those those longer term career lessons would really be helpful to...
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Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant)
A woman's  place in the workforce has evolved over the past thirty years. What hasn't changed is the existence of the "good ole' boys club" and the...
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Denise Loter-Koch
Title: President/CEO
Company: ebs Associates
(President/CEO at ebs Associates)
Investment Tips for Businesses with Limited Budgets Every day, business owners are faced with challenging decisions about where to spend their money. Hiring additional employees,...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CTP, Experienced Financial Professional
Company: 360 Thought Leadership
(CTP, Experienced Financial Professional at 360 Thought Leadership )
5 Ingredients that Make a Bad CFO It is no secret that CEOs are looking to the office of the CFO to lead more broadly across departments as well as more actively within the office of...
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Pat Voll
Title: Vice President
Company: RoseRyan
(Vice President at RoseRyan)
The JOBS Act granted some relief from the burdens of SOX for emerging growth companies, and while any relief was most welcome, the changes brought on some confusion. And it hasn’...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
Have you ever met a hoarder? You know a person who collects so much clutter and useless stuff that it takes over the whole house leaving the hoarder himself in a terrible situation?...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
  Our computer systems are under attack! The sky is falling! Why do these phrases sound the same to so many of us? Have we become desensitized to the number of threats and the...
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Pat Voll
Title: Vice President
Company: RoseRyan
(Vice President at RoseRyan)
It’s time to test your current events knowledge: Which major retailer acknowledged having to spend $88 million related to a mega data breach in its most recent 10-Q, with more...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  On Friday (11/7/14), the US Supreme Court granted cert in King v. Burwell, 759 F.3d 358, No. 14-1158 (4th Cir., 7/22/14). This is the case where the court found the IRS...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
  You may be surprised to discover that QuickBooks offers over one dozen charts. Some of these are buried within the Reports menus, while others appear within the Company...
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