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

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 Financial Forecast? 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 Your Company’s Data

By Dave Chase

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 starting to get really thirsty. What do you do? Well, unless ...

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, discuss the importance of linking strategic planning to your operating plans and recommendations for holding the organiza...

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...

October 27, 2016

5 Steps to Understanding Startup Valuation

By Dave Chase

The logic of startup valuation is as mythical as the other end of the valuation spectrum...the unicorn.  Despite those trying to provide concrete or hyper-analytical thinking around the topic of star...

October 25, 2016

What Metrics Are You Looking At?

By Matt Peterson

Information overload. We all feel it and yet we spend much of our waking hours with our eyes glued to either a 27, 13, 10, 6, or 5-inch screen hoping to find additional information that is both new an...

October 25, 2016

5 Reasons you need a Cash Forecast Today

By Matt McKinlay

I had a business finance professor that often repeated the mantra, “cash is king!”  Whether your business is large or small, growing or declining, not-for-profit or for-profit, cash is the lifebl...

June 07, 2016

Work-Life Balance

By JB Henriksen

Work-life balance is one of the many subjects we talk about over and over.  In fact, I am certain I have talked about this in a blog before.  Still, there always seems to be someone else writing on ...

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