The “Top 10” Tenets for Effective Executive Compensation Negotiation
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I recently spoke at The Womens Financial Summit 2022 (hosted by Woodruff Sawyer) on the topic of how women executives can better negotiate their compensation packages. While that talk was addressed to women financial executives, many of my negotiation tips apply to any CFO (and in fact any executive) who…Read More

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Equity vs. Debt Financing: Updated for 2022 Market Conditions
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The Covid-19 pandemic of the past two years, spiking inflation, and supply chain disruptions have created an economic situation that is putting increasing pressure on companies.  Many CFOs have never experienced rising interest rates, high inflation, or recession, all at the same time.  But those of us who have (myself…Read More

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How to Close the Books at Your Company in 10 Days (or Fewer)
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Over the past 30 years, I have seen no fewer than six presidents go in and out of office, through booms and busts and everything in between, as an interim CFO. One constant, however, is that closing the books in a timely manner (monthly, quarterly or year-end) is still a…Read More

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Changing Business Models: Tips for Better Modeling and Decision Making
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At FLG Partners, our CFOs often support high growth companies facing changing business dynamics, opportunities, and competitive circumstances. Many of these companies, from startups to emerging enterprises, will at some point in their evolution consider a change of business model and many do this on a regular basis. Changes in…Read More

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