Archive for Category: Business

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The Case for the Change-Up: Do One Thing Differently

As the end of the year approaches, many of us find ourselves in an “introspective space”. What did we accomplish this year? What could have gone better? How will we do better next time? While we may look back on our achievements (business or otherwise), it’s also important to...

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The Shift from CEO to an Alliance of Leaders

There’s an old saying: “A decisive leader dictates, a visionary leader motivates and a strategic leader learns.” Business leaders develop their management styles from years of experience in certain environments. And, as executives craft their leadership profiles, they tend to identify with leader-defaults based on areas of their success....

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Paying it Forward: An Essential Component of Leadership

We can all relate to the comparison of navigating a career path and running a marathon. Pursuing a career requires sweat equity. Sticking with it takes grit. Successful executives achieve career maturity through skill development, hard work and an unwavering commitment to organizational goals. Without question, personal drive and...

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Audit or Review: Which is Best for My Business in a Changing Financial Environment?

The financial services industry is facing its most significant regulatory reforms since the Great Depression. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Solvency II, Basel III, and other new regulations present challenges that transcend compliance. These ever-evolving regulations are causing financial services companies to reconsider significant business...

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The Balancing Act of Today’s CFO – 3 Keys to Achieving Equilibrium

The duties of the CFOs have changed dramatically in the post-Sarbanes-Oxley/market-meltdown world. CFOs have emerged as key business partners to the CEO. They have an important role to play in reading and understanding evolving business drivers and helping their companies seize opportunities. The best CFOs balance accountability to shareholders...

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