Posts Tagged ‘Outsource CFO’

One Strategic Role CEOs should Consider Outsourcing

Written by Carol Coughlin

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Business experts once believed that all individuals in the C-suite needed to have a high stake in the company. They needed to be full-time employees, personally invested in the organization’s success. However times have changed (especially since the last recession) and small- to mid-sized companies committed to good growth – growth that’s sustainable and profitable…

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How Fast Growing Companies Can Prevent Crash & Burn

Written by Carol Coughlin

Fast Growing Companies

Let me tell you about two business owners.   One couldn’t sleep at night. She was concerned that her company’s growth was getting out of hand. She wasn’t sure if she could afford to scale the business and didn’t know what scaling meant in terms of cash and profitability.   She made the decision to…

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The 5 Best Decisions I Made while Growing My Own Company

Written by Carol Coughlin

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While every business has its ups and downs, and while not every decision leads to increased profitability, there are certain choices business owners make that ultimately become the backbone of their overall business growth and success.   Following are the five best decisions I personally made while growing my own company – those decisions that…

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Should Non-Profits Outsource CFO Versus Hire In-house

Written by Carol Coughlin

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“Your life should be about finding the intersection of your greatest passion and the world’s greatest needs.” Gary White, founder of Water.org The intersection of passion and need has led to the creation of the country’s largest nonprofits – the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, Feeding America – and its smallest – the grassroots organizations…

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Non-Profits Trade Settling for Success

Written by Carol Coughlin

The second half of the year is always a good time for non-profits to consider new growth, renew optimism, revitalize, energize and nail down the budget in preparation for future plans. In essence, to think strategically about the year ahead and how you will fund your mission, given the challenges inherent in the non-profit arena.…

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