Author Archives: Ellen Wood

How To Optimize Operations In Times Of Uncertainty

Using Competitive Insights to Optimize Operations in Times of Uncertainty The country is experiencing economic uncertainty. Whether you believe a recession is imminent or overblown media hype, the potential only makes the importance of tightening up operations more important. It’s never a bad time to reassess and implement improvements. Optimizing operations now will put you …

Engaging an Outsourced CFO – Ten Things to Consider

10 Tips to Outsource a CFO | vcfo

Engaging a virtual or fractional CFO as an outsourced resource is an excellent step for companies that need senior-level finance expertise but cannot afford to recruit or engage a full-time CFO. It’s important to ask the right questions to set the relationship up for success. Through our work providing teams of CFOs, controllers, and HR …

Civil Discourse – Leaders Can Bring it Back

Civil discourse has all but disappeared in recent years. We now live in a time of hyper- partisan positioning and blame. Media sources and politicians alike pump out biased information in the quest for ratings and personal gain at the expense of good decision making focused on the best interests of our communities and nation. …