October 26, 2018

4 Reasons Building Rapport is the Most Important Part of the Sale

By Alysha Willden

As any sales or marketing professional knows, building rapport with the potential customer is an extremely important part of the sales process. Successfully building trust and rapport with a customer ...

May 10, 2018

5 Steps to Better Cash Management

By Matt McKinlay

As a turnaround professional, I help companies that have fallen behind in their financial obligations to creditors, employees, and other stakeholders. The cash problems a company experiences usually s...

February 28, 2018

Why the Best CEOs Do ‘Less’

By Dave Chase

As I exited a youthful mindset and began to mature in my thinking about life (read: life wasn’t always about me) I had a few key realizations.  These realizations have helped me remove the clutter ...

January 19, 2018

The Convergence of Finance and AI (Artificial Intelligence)

By Dave Chase

I was recently asked 'How can the office of finance better line up people, processes, and technology to score high-value data combinations?' Despite the ever-present demand for financials and repor...

January 15, 2018

Be a Better Leader and Be Present

By Dave Chase

Awakening I’ve had a significant personal awakening in the past 18 months.  Whereas I once genuinely felt I was a good listener and empathizer before, I experienced a pretty stark realization mid-...

November 23, 2017

Empathy and Leadership – The Power Duo

By Dave Chase

As I sat in a packed room a week ago listening to an almost mythical figure, the CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella, I found myself fully drawn in. Here was a longtime employee of a company long viewed as...

November 22, 2017

How to be a CEO…From 525 Interviews

By Dave Chase

So, you've interviewed 525 interviews CEOs over 10 years?  That gives you street cred.  When I read the NY Times article titled, "How to be a CEO, From a Decade's Worth of Them," I was impressed, in...

June 29, 2017

Lessons From Michael Scott

By Dave Chase

Think “What Would Michael Scott Do?” And Then Don’t When it comes to running a business, no one has more terrible advice than The Office’s very own Michael Scott. All jokes aside, we decide...

June 29, 2017

Make or Break: Lessons From the Dot-Com Bubble

By Dave Chase

We all remember the dot-com bubble. A new century and endless possibilities promised a new and exciting market with tremendous economic growth, only to burst at the seams as several companies collapse...

May 31, 2017

3 Tips to Grow (and Keep Growing) Your Company

By Dave Chase

While the goal of every business is to grow, it’s nearly impossible to know how fast it’ll come or how extensive. Unless your hidden talent is seeing the future, a good amount of decision-making w...

May 31, 2017

How Prepared Is Your Business for Growth?

By Dave Chase

When it comes to growing your business, knowing where to even start can sometimes be the hardest step. One easily identifiable step is having a plan. So on a scale of one to ten, how does your busines...

April 28, 2017

4 Balancing Acts That Can Help You Be a Better Leader

By Dave Chase

Being a great leader is much easier said than done. What qualities one person or team admires in a manager, another detests. Behaviors that seem great in theory often crash and burn in practice. Strik...

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