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How do I convince a control freak CEO he needs professional help?


"How do you convince a control freak CEO that he/she needs help when it comes to strategic direction of the company and that you, as a finance leader, can provide some of that help?"

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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
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You can't.

Failure may be the only actor which will bring forth a change, but the CEO (or anyone) will probably decide the failure was due to someone else's fault.

Either live with it or move on.


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