Tag Archives: Outsourced CFO

8 questions you’ll be asked when selling your business

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Thought Leadership  presented by Foresight CFO Consulting, Inc. One of the most intimidating aspects of selling your business can be facing the barrage of questions during the various management presentations you’ll be doing for potential acquirers. Be prepared to be grilled on all facets of your operations. Of course, every meeting will be different, but here are some questions you can ...

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How to hire the right CFO for your business

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Thought Leadership  presented by Foresight CFO Consulting, Inc. Are you ready for a CFO? And what qualifications should your ideal candidate have? The role of a CFO can vary for any organization, depending on a lot of variables. Day in and day out, you may need someone with a strong accounting background, but ultimately businesses need someone strategic to help guide ...

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What your birth certificate says about your exit plan

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Thought Leadership  presented by Foresight CFO Consulting, Inc. In our experience, your age has a big effect on your attitude towards your business and how you feel about one day getting out. Here’s what we have found about what shapes your exit plan:  Business owners between 25 and 46 years old Twenty- and 30-something business owners grew up in an age ...

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The CFO perspective: How a CFO thinks, acts and implements

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Thought Leadership  presented by Foresight CFO Consulting, Inc.   Last week while lunching with the CEO of one of our client companies, he asked frankly, “Help me to understand. What is the CFO’s perspective? What role do you play in most companies?” In all honesty, he got me thinking. After all, if one CEO has this question I’m sure there are ...

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The difference between your banker and an investor

Thought Leadership on Outsourced CFO by PORTAL CFO Consulting, Inc. Small business owners face a lot of obstacles on the road to success; but with planning, understanding, and patience, issues with your banker don’t have to be among them. Entrepreneurs with start-up or small businesses need to keep in mind that bankers are not investors.  Owners of emerging businesses often struggle with ...

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5 critical areas in your business to analyze

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Thought Leadership on Outsourced CFO presented by Portal CFO Consulting, Inc.  There are many reasons for a company to conduct a business analysis on itself. These reasons should include everything from gathering data to managing it. It’s a project that needs to have its findings put into a readable format. A business analysis will illustrate the successful areas of the company, ...

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Going the extra mile for growth

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Thought Leadership on Outsourced CFO presented by PORTAL CFO Consulting, Inc.  For emerging entrepreneurs who want to get create some momentum and grow their business, going the extra mile may seem like too much work–but you’d be wrong! Customers already expect you to meet their needs and troubleshoot their issues. That’s a given. What separates you from your competitors is when ...

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How to grow your business by hiring freelancers

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Thought Leadership on Outsourced CFO presented by PORTAL CFO Consulting, Inc.  When thinking about how to grow your business, today’s small business owner has many options and one of them should be hiring freelancers or independent contractors. Supplementing your in-house work force with independent contractors can boost your business in many ways. Depending on your unique business, freelancers can create excitement in ...

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What to know before you hire new employees

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Thought Leadership on Outsourced CFO presented by PORTAL CFO Consulting, Inc.  Your hard work is starting to pay off.  Your business is growing and you want to make some new hires in order to continue growing and keep your customers happy.  Here are some important questions for you to consider before making those new hires. Can I afford to make a ...

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Unleash your creativity and innovate!

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Thought Leadership on Outsourced CFO presented by PORTAL CFO Consulting, Inc.   Grow Your Business by Unleashing Your Creativity Creativity. The very word perks up the ears of experienced executives who know they need to think creatively and surround themselves with others that do the same. Today’s market often values innovation over experience and navigating the waters of running a successful ...

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