CFO Network Welcomes New Finance Principal, Christopher Berry, Former Sr. Finance Manager of Tyson

Christopher Berry, finance leader with entrepreneurial leanings and relationship building skills, relocates to Arkansas with Tyson Foods, falls in love with the Natural State, and joins CFO Network’s dynamic team of professionals as a Finance Principal. A recent...

Recession Tip: The Value of Speed and Clarity – And Knowing When to Sacrifice One for the Other

In all my years of working with small business owners (as well as owning and running one myself) I have learned a few things. One is the value of seeking clarity. Clarity can help in making good decisions. This starts with the reality that a business owner faces...

Get your PPP funding in 4 Steps

During the first round of PPP funding, CFO Network advised clients to move forward quickly in order to secure a place in line before the funding ran out. That window lasted about a week and a half with only about 5% of small businesses getting their applications...

’Roll Up Your Sleeves’ – A CFO’s Commentary on the Pandemic

We are in the storm and heroes are being made by the minute. They are the brave men and women who are taking care of the sick and keeping us safe. But there are also lesser known heroes at work. They are the small-business owners up at 2 a.m. trying to figure out...

Recession Readiness

As of this writing, most economists are indicating that a recession is coming, but no one knows how bad it may be and how long it may last. I once met the captain of one of the largest crude oil tanker ships in the world. He told me these ships are so massive that...

New Year, New You

The New Year is here and we’re hoping it’s a year of perfect clarity for business leaders and CFOs nationwide. I wanted to take a moment to offer a resolution to our readers: the new decade is the perfect reason to get your accounting cleaned up, lined out, and...

Business Accounting – A Tragedy

Business owners are a special group. There’s no shortage of problems for the CEO. One of the biggest and most tragic situations I have seen too many times to count over the last 20 years working with CEOs involves getting lured into a “software trap” where a company...

Implementing Modern Reporting Tools – A Key to Profitability

I use the term Instrumentation in my blog frequently to mean collecting, recording, measuring, and planning with relevant data in tailored analytic reports. In laymen’s terms, instrumentation is a powerful resource for business leaders to use in making decisions about...

Expect More from Your Accounting

Sometimes well-meaning accountants can make things too complicated, whether they use archaic methods or focus on ineffective data. Excess complexities such as these can be debilitating to a business, leading to unusable financial reports sent to management, and delays in getting information needed to run the organization. Over-complexity can also translate to excess spending on accounting services, which further cripples your company. Here are a few things business owners can do to combat accounting fatigue.

Dear Business Owner: Running a Business is HARD!

I understand the pressures of running a business and am in the trenches everyday with clients who run theirs. I’ve come to realize that it makes little difference whether your business is in its infancy, or you’re captaining a 3-generation mammoth from the early 20th...

Get your PPP funding in 4 Steps

During the first round of PPP funding, CFO Network advised clients to move forward quickly in order to secure a place in line before the funding ran out. That window lasted about a week and a half with only about 5% of small businesses getting their applications...

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Recession Readiness

As of this writing, most economists are indicating that a recession is coming, but no one knows how bad it may be and how long it may last. I once met the captain of one of the largest crude oil tanker ships in the world. He told me these ships are so massive that...

read more

New Year, New You

The New Year is here and we’re hoping it’s a year of perfect clarity for business leaders and CFOs nationwide. I wanted to take a moment to offer a resolution to our readers: the new decade is the perfect reason to get your accounting cleaned up, lined out, and...

read more

Business Accounting – A Tragedy

Business owners are a special group. There’s no shortage of problems for the CEO. One of the biggest and most tragic situations I have seen too many times to count over the last 20 years working with CEOs involves getting lured into a “software trap” where a company...

read more