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Kansas City Chief’s CFO Uses Risk Management to Uncork Change

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/141_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download How can risk management become a lever for change? Join us as Dan Crumb, CFO, Kansas City Chiefs, shares his CFO mindset and reveals how regulating risk became a cultural cornerstone for the football franchise.

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A Finance Leader’s Journey: From Cisco, to Sachs, to the Fed, Christina Kite, SVP, Susquehanna Bank

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/140_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download What strategic insights can be gleaned at the intersection of finance and operations? Join us as Christina Kite shares her CFO mind-set and explains how organizational change is today driven by finance leaders armed with operational insight.

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A Not-For-Profit CFO Keeps Performance Top of Mind, Bob Bloom, CFO, Heifer International

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/139_wBL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download What role does finance play when an organization’s mission is to end hunger around the world? Join Bob Bloom, CFO at Heifer International, as he reveals his CFO mind-set and explains the complexities behind driving performance inside a not-for-profit with plus-sized ambition. Sponsor BlackLine Does your finance […]

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137: CFO Brian Giambagno Garners Insights For A Firm Rich With Data

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/137_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download How can modern metrics and a wealth of data help improve the bottom line of a waste management company? Join Brian Giambagno, CFO at Action Environmental Services, as he reveals to CFO co-host Jack Sweeney how he employed those tools and others to restructure his finance department […]

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134: ASK ETHAN: Advancing FP&A Best Practices with the Cloud

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/134_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ever wonder how the cloud is impacting FP&A best practices? Ethan Carlson, CEO of Carlson Management Consulting, discusses how companies can benefit from running company models and forecasts from the cloud. Sponsor BlackLine Does your finance department remain bogged down in the trenches using spreadsheets to accomplish complex […]

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133: Understanding the Attacker’s Mind-Set, Ram Charan, Author

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/133_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ram Charan is a leading business adviser, author and speaker, who has spent the past 35 years advising companies how to become more efficient. What advice does he have to uncover core business problems and take advantage of new business algorithms?  Join us as Charan discusses his […]

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132: Optimizing Your Firm’s Organizational Alignment, Jay Roberts, CFO, AdvantEdge

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/132_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download What do you do as the newly hired CFO when you find that your finance department is highly centralized, and without the technology solutions needed to support the company and its clients along the front lines? Join Jay Roberts as he explains how he realigned AvantEdge’s financial […]

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131: ASK ETHAN: Adopting Driver-Based Models

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/131_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Is your organization leveraging a driver-based model? Join us as Ethan Carlson, CEO of Carlson Management Consulting, once more tackles our questions to supply you with answers and a new mindset designed to help empower your finance organization to look. Sponsor BlackLine  Does your finance department remain […]

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Embracing the Shift to Real-Time Scenario Planning

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/125_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download The following is an edited abstract from CFO Thought Leader’s “Ask Ethan” podcast featuring Ethan Carlson, CEO, Carlson Management Consulting, and Jack Sweeney, cohost of CFO Thought Leader. CFOTL: We’re often told that scenario planning is not about providing an accurate picture of the future, but about […]

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True Office Says It’s “Game-on” for Corporate Training

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cfothoughtleader/120_w_BL.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ever wonder how game mechanics are changing the rules of workforce training . Join us as Jason Shore, CFO, True Office, shares his CFO mind-set and reveals how his career as a start-up CFO has placed him inside the vanguard of a workforce training movement.

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