ADVANCED CFO BLOG

Tips and tricks to help you run your business, from Advanced CFO's top financial and strategy experts

March 29, 2017

Painting with Numbers

By Dave Chase

Or, “Data Visualization” as us business professionals call it. You’ve undoubtedly heard the saying, “a picture is worth a thousands words.” Well, that’s what data visualization is for ...

March 29, 2017

Data Visualization & Analytics

By Casey Foote

Advanced CFO has years of experience helping CEOs and management teams use operational data to improve decision making and drive bottom-line performance. Watch the video to discover our take on the m...

March 17, 2017

Explanation of Key Terms in Venture Financing

By Dave Chase

Sellers of businesses are starry-eyed about valuation.  They often focus on it and neglect to consider other key terms.  So much so that they overlook key provisions or terms that can have a meaning...

February 28, 2017

5 Things to Prepare Your Company For Growth

By Matt Peterson

Growth doesn’t happen by accident. It takes strategic planning and focused execution to make it a reality. Learn the basics on how to prepare your company for growth. Ideal for CEO’s, CFO’s, VP...

February 24, 2017

7 Traits of Inspiring Leadership

By Dave Chase

Finding a gem among leadership articles drives me.  On rare occasion I find one I feel I have to share.  The article on the 7 characteristics of inspiring leaders was one that immediately made me fe...

February 23, 2017

4 Quick Ways to Avoid Cash Flow Surprises

By Dave Chase

Much like needing a paddle when traveling upstream, mastering the art of cash flow management is essential to keep your business from washing uncontrollably downstream. The dreaded gap between paying ...

February 17, 2017

Got your Forecasted P&L? Check. Don’t Forget your Cash Forecast.

By Dave Chase

As businesses forecast their financial future, most focus primarily on revenues and profitability.  Frequently, those businesses forget or overlook that in many cases cash flow does not equal profita...

January 31, 2017

Stop Drowning In Data

By Dave Chase

Okay, work with us here as we go a little metaphorical. Say your business data is an ocean and you’re stuck in the middle of it in a dingy without any of the essentials. Now imagine you’re sta...

January 18, 2017

2017 Venture Capital Predictions

By Dave Chase

So you're raising capital...have you heard any of these common rejections before: I'm sorry, but you're not bankable yet We love your business, but you're a little earlier stage than we like ...

December 01, 2016

Linking Strategic Planning to Execution

By Dave Chase

Kent Thomas and guest presenter Dusty Zundel, CEO of Signature Products Group, will discuss the importance of linking strategic planning to your operating plans and recommendations for holding the org...

November 18, 2016

How to See and Survive a Cash Crisis

By Matt McKinlay

Cash is the lifeblood of any business, yet too many business owners don’t manage cash effectively. During this webinar, you’ll learn how manage cash, anticipate cash crises before they hit, and ta...

October 31, 2016

Cash Flow Crisis? Don’t Panic!

By Dave Chase

Businesses, whether small or large, strive for steady and solid growth. The ongoing process of an organization’s growth is sustained by several different factors, one of which is the company’s fin...

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