Memo to the C-Suite: Do the Opposite of What your Gut is Telling You
By Greg Curhan
This too shall pass……But don’t stick your head in the sand while you are waiting Thoughts for Corporate Officers (CEO, CFO) of publicly-traded companies from the perspective of an experienced Public Company Corporate Officer, Sell-Sider (Analyst, Banker, Institutional Salesman) and Buy-Sider (Hedge Fund Manager) Ancient Chinese Curse “May you live…Read MoreRead More
A Roadmap to Outsourcing C-Suite Talent: When and Why?
Founders of startups (specifically companies already generating revenue) face a challenging set of priorities. They must focus on setting the right strategy while leading multiple functions (Finance, HR, Legal) as they grow their companies. They don’t yet have the scale to hire a fulltime, C-Suite executive team but they still…Read MoreRead More
Profitability at Professional Service Firms: Do You “Get it,” or Not?
As a professional, one might presume that the economics of consulting firms, marketing and PR agencies, law and accounting firms, and other types of professional service organizations are relatively straightforward. In terms of making money and turning a profit, many people think – “how hard can it be, right?” Yet,…Read MoreRead More
CFO and CEO Relationships and Partnerships: The Secret Sauce
By Kenton Chow
A conversation with Promise Phelon and Kenton Chow Promise Phelon, Founder of The Growth Warrior and former CEO at TapInfluence hired FLG partner Kenton Chow as interim CFO during a period of radical and dynamic change at the company as Tap pivoted from a service-agency model to a SaaS model over…Read MoreRead More