Financial Reporting & Leadership

Resolutions For A Healthy 2020

New year resolutions

Happy New Year! The new year is a great time to resolve to become a healthier person and to run a healthier business. You can see your doctor for a physical examination and find out what areas you need to work on to become healthier. You can work with a […]

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Owner-Driven vs. Systems-Driven Business

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This month we’re going to discuss what it means to be an Owner-Driven business, how and why it occurs and the relative merits and challenges. We’ll then look at what it means to be Systems-Driven and compare and contrast. Owner-Driven When a business launches, the owner will work the most hours, […]

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How to Calculate What Your Business is Worth

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What do owners typically think their business is worth? Most privately held business owner’s view their business value as a multiple of cash flow, EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) or multiple of Benefit to Owner. Business owners typically hear multiples in the range of 3 to 7 […]

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If You Want to Lead, You Must Serve

Leadership

Many successful leaders throughout history have applied the philosophy, “To lead, you must serve.” At Nperspective, our CFOs are leaders who understand and live this principle by serving businesses and their strategic advisors. Businesses Nperspective CFOs serve businesses of all sizes and in all stages of their life cycles. Often […]

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Do You Really Need a CFO?

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If you’re like a friend of mine who started what today is a $40 million company in the travel industry, the answer is No. She’s managed extremely well over nearly 30 years to grow the firm from nothing to highly successful without ever having a CFO – full time or […]

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The CFO as a Business Partner

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The role of Finance departments and specifically CFOs in companies large and small is evolving. Based on my extensive experience with corporations across Latin America and the US, in this article I will look at the role of a modern CFO. In today’s business environment, Boards of Directors and CEOs […]

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Dynamic CEOs and the Role of the CFO

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To a CEO of a small to medium size firm, the question of why a CFO or even a fractional CFO should be hired is not unusual.  What can a CFO do to help grow the business and not be a burden on the company? Many of the clients with […]

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