Managing Cybersecurity Risks: Protecting Against Ransomware
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In April 2021 my partner at FLG, Fuad Ahmad, wrote a post titled Managing Cybersecurity Risk: The Role of the CFO. His key points remain timely and highly relevant today. In this post I want to address perhaps the most pernicious, rapidly growing, and dangerous threat to Cybersecurity today: Ransomware….Read More

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Changing Business Models: The CFO’s Role When Pivoting for Success
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As a CEO, when a board member or investor questions the feasibility of your company’s business model, you might be tempted to counter with the pat response “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. But what if your business model IS broken? What should you do then? I work frequently…Read More

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Leadership Strategies for Retaining Talent in Era of the “Great Resignation”
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By now I think we have all heard that “people leave people, not companies”.  This concept is more important than ever in the current labor environment of the “great resignation”. Good leadership clearly makes the difference. The Essence of Strategic Leadership Leadership theory is what leaders do, while leadership styles…Read More

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Your Company is Running Out of Cash. As the CFO, What Do You Do?
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You’ve probably heard the description “battle hardened” applied to a colleague or even to yourself , but I believe that often there is no substitute for experience. One of my favorite quotes is “You will learn more about a person in six months of tough times than you will in…Read More

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